WELCOME TO THE NOURISHMEL PODCAST!
A really short and quick episode about what NourishMel is all about! Heck, it’s probably not even a real full episode.
To health and happiness!
WHAT YOU DO NOT KNOW ABOUT WEIGHT LOSS
We start off this episode discussing the importance of detoxification and its link to stubborn weight loss. Many of us do not know fully all the factors that could affect the accumulation of fats in our cells and this episode will give you some eye opening information!
If you ever wondered why the liver is considered an important detox organ and what exactly is detoxification and where it happens in your body, you might want to check this out. This episode is also an audio recording of the corresponding blog post ‘ What you do not know about Weight Loss’.
In reference to my seed cycling blog post!
Seed cycling is being used by woman to get back their period regularity and also comes with numerous benefits including receiving more selenium, zinc and omega 3 fatty acids into the body. Learn all about the basics of seed cycling, why we are doing it and how you can do it too. Check out the full episode here.
On the pill but want to get off it without suffering the rebound consequences?
The pill has been around since the 1960s when it was approved by the US FDA. Since then, women have been going on it for the number one reason for not wanting to get pregnant. This episode is in reference to my blog post and covers why the pill strips you from key nutrients, create hormone imbalance, reduces fertility chances in the future and what you can do to reset your body after being on it for a while.
REAL LIFE STORY: “AM I OKAY WITH THE POSSIBILITY THAT I MAY NOT HAVE CHILDREN?”
Jump into this episode where I speak with Angelica, a woman who struggles with PCOS and the possibility of infertility. She shares her real experience of finding a naturopath, period struggles and more. This is a really personal sharing session and would be great for you if you too resonate and have similar problems of trying to get pregnant with PCOS.
REAL LIFE STORY: “What if this is the hardest thing that you have to go through?" with Jamie Berman
This episode is a conversation between two PCOS coaches and the experiences that we had individually and with our clients. Find out what the biggest misconception is when it comes to health in general and why so many women are failing at achieving weight loss. If you are someone who is constantly still on the band wagon of exercising a lot and trying to eat as healthily as possible without seeing results, this episode is for you. Listen to our conversation here.
real life story: “YOU CAN CONCEIVE NATURALLY WITH PCOS” WITH SUSIE LICCI
I loved chatting with Susie about fertility and linking it with PCOS. Susie has had experience with seeing a naturopath and successfully gave birth to a beautiful baby boy. We talk about all areas of helping fertility including nutrition (liver capsules anyone?), sleep, reducing stress and what the best exercises are for you to improve the regularity of your periods and ovulation. This episode gives you an insight into enhancing your own chances of being pregnant and hopefully this would be a good resource for you! Find out more here.
TOXINS AND THEIR IMPACT ON OUR BODIES AND WEIGHT LOSS WITH VASHTI KANAHELE
Vashti is an amazing woman who loves travelling with her two daughters and at the same time a toxin advocate and educator. She is a certified health coach and also an activist for raising awareness of toxins in our environment. This episode dives deep into how toxins can affect our period regularity, our hormone health and the stubborn weight loss journey. I am happy to have Vashti on the podcast because removal of toxins is also part of my PCOS Weight Loss Program. Check out the episode here.
REAL LIFE STORY:”I successfully got pregnant even with pcos” with cory levin
Cory is a registered dietitian and she shared with me her amazing success story at conceiving on her PCOS journey. We chat about the best ways to eat for egg quality improvement, why the man also plays a role in ensuring good chances of fertility and how she works with her clients in order to manage symptoms of PCOS and increase health generally. It was a lovely conversation and you can hear all about it here.
ADRENALS, THYROID & WEIGHT LOSS WITH DR STEPHANIE ZGRAGGEN
Dr. Stephanie is the clinical director of Lime and Lotus Healing Arts Center in Charleston, South Carolina and is an author and leading expert in women’s health. Her expertise includes functionally evaluating thyroid, adrenals, male and female hormone imbalances, and digestion. Join me in this episode where you get to learn from a functional medicine doctor about adrenals and thyroids and why they have such an important role to play in weight loss.
THE JOURNEY OF FERTILITY & THE PCOS JOURNAL WITH MELISSA CHRISTIE
Melissa Christie is the founder of PCOS Pathways and an awesome person to chat with. She is a beautiful woman, wife and mother who lives in New South Wales Australia. I found out about Melissa through her invention of the PCOS Journal, which has helped many women record what happens in their body and acts as a supportive day planner. We dived deep into her personal journey with PCOS and successful conceiving a child after a devastating miscarriage. If you need support in listening to another woman’s fertility journey, this episode is for you.
The anti-inflammatory diet with cecilia yu
Join Cecilia and I as we talk about the role of inflammation and why majority of all health concerns can be prevented and rectified with the implementation of an anti-inflammatory diet. Cecilia works predominantly with mothers because she believes learning should start with the parents in order for lifestyle changes to take place in the home and for the children. She explains wonderfully how chronic inflammation and gut health are linked, what to look for in the supermarkets, what to avoid eating at all costs and shares her personal experience with her daughter’s health condition too. Listen to the episode here.
Chinese medicine healing for women’s health with diana lane
Diana introduces us to the world of Chinese medicine, herbs, acupuncture and other modalities to help women with chronic fatigue, adrenal issues, weight loss, PCOS and more. Diana is an acupuncturist, herbalist and Reiki master. In this episode, we learn why the Spleen is a huge organ that is in the centre of many hormonal imbalances, how acupuncture can help with stagnation in the body, and what reiki is. She also explains why Chinese medicine is powerful in helping PCOS women achieve pregnancy and regular periods. Listen to our conversation.
how to detox your skin properly using clean beauty
Clean Beauty is on the rise and it's huge for women's health and stubborn weight loss! Toxins from chemical beauty products have long plagued our endocrine systems and cause women to suffer from reproductive issues, hormonal imbalances, irregular periods, skin conditions, developmental conditions, autoimmune disease such as Hashimoto's and more. It is time to start thinking about how to revamp your skincare products to not only detoxify your skin but your overall health as well.
If you want to know what my skincare products looks like and the entire list of product lines that I have used and plan to use, check out my skin detox blog post and Youtube video. Listen to this episode here.
EXPANDING YOUR SELF CARE TOOLKIT
What is a self care toolkit? Everyone needs one in order to detox from our toxic environment and daily stress. Creating a toolkit is easy and in this episode, I share the tools that I use such as epsom salts, journaling and essential oils. Check out the whole episode here. This episode is related to my blog post.
SPELLWORK AND RITUALS TO HEAL INTERNALLY WITH MALLORY LEONE
Mallory Leone, founder of Manifest Box and someone who uses magic to heal is on this week's episode! She started out as a nutritionist and since have turned into an energy healer in Las Vegas. Mallory guides us through the importance of healing internally through the mind-body connection, outside the realms of food and exercise. Even if you are a sceptic, check out our conversation because there is a lot to be said about the connection between us and the cosmos when it comes to healing.