“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.”

Amelia Earhart

What does it mean to be nourished?

When you think of a nourished life, what do you see? Do you envision a hearty bowl of warm soup? How about a steamy bath with Epsom salts and lavender? Eating like a nutrition blogger every day? Making it to yoga class? Meditating regularly? What about living up to your true potential? Finding work-life balance? […]

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Today isn’t blog day

Instead, I’m writing about why there is no blog this week Today’s blog/not blog is about the state of my blogosphere. Since you are my loyal readers, I wanted you to be in on some pretty major changes that will happen to this site in the coming week. Nourish Me Wellness is becoming Dona’s Nourished […]

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Food as Therapy: The Dark Side

Hippocrates said, “Let food be thy medicine and thy medicine food.” I can totally get behind that. In fact, I have based my business on the fact that whole food, sunshine, and healthy movement is the best medicine. Eat well to be well, I always say. But what happens when a person’s relationship to food […]

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What’s the deal with MCT oil?

It seems everywhere you go these days someone is talking about MCT oil. But why? What is the deal with MCT oil? MCT stands for Medium Chain Triglyceride. This describes the molecular structure of the fatty acid’s tail. MCTs are purified forms of saturated fats, usually from coconut or palm. In a nutshell, the reason […]

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How to protect your gut buddies while on antibiotics

If you have been following my Instagram stories (@nourishmehc) you will know that I have come down with an ear infection. The whole side of my face has been swollen all week and I feel like I’m underwater. Today has been the first day all week that my teeth have met correctly when I close […]

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Eating with the enemy: Vegetable oil

Folks, I’ll say it again, it isn’t the saturated fat or cholesterol in your diet that is ruining your cardiovascular health or your waistline, it is the vegetable oil and sugar. It isn’t fat that’s bad, it’s the type of fat and how that fat is extracted. Together with sugar, it’s a one-two punch that’s […]

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