Understanding Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

We recently shared an article on the potential for mapping your gut microbiome, which is the home to bacteria that live within the large intestine. Today we dissect another condition associated with the gut known as Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO). As the name would suggest, this is a condition of microbial imbalance...

Understanding Your Blood

At The Natural Nutritionist we take both a holistic and preventative approach to health and undertake a range of functional tests in order to provide an accurate and definitive explanation to your health concerns and treat accordingly. Functional tests used most regularly in clinic include hormone profiling, microbiome analysis and...

Is Your Body Calling for a Metabolic Reset?

Christmas is a beautiful opportunity to see friends, family and have some fun. It also often coincides with less meal planning, less of your healthy staples and more of the things that you’d ordinarily turn a blind eye to – you know, that extra glass or two of wine, indulgent...

Have a Healthy Holiday

Every year we get older, wiser and a little less keen for the post-holiday rebound. So, of all the things I wish for you these holidays, one is that you exit the holidays feeling less like you’re rebounding from the late nights, heavy meals and excess alcohol and that rather...

The Keys to Your Fat Loss Success

Counting calories, eating flavourless food, feeling hungry and missing out is a common perception of the weight loss process. Please know that this perception doesn’t need to be reality. Losing body fat requires health. Full stop. This means the process of losing body fat can (and should) be a really...

So You Think You Have IBS?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a functional bowel disorder. It’s considered a chronic condition and is characterised by symptoms (changes in function) that flare and change over time. They include anything from abdominal pain, distension, altered bowel motions and alternating bowel motions, excessive flatulence and bloating - often described as...

Understanding Iron Deficiency

With 25% of the world’s population deficient in iron, it’s the most common nutrient deficiency, globally. Despite common belief however, the risk of deficiency does apply to meat eaters.   Iron is an essential nutrient for most living organisms. Among other roles, it’s used to produce haemoglobin which is what enables...

Fasting FAQs Answered

Fasting, also referred to as Intermittent Fasting (IF) and Time Restricted Feeding (TRF), is simply the manipulation of your eating and/or fasting windows. We’ve shared in detail about the practice of, benefits of and research behind TRF before and in this article we cover the frequently asked questions related to...