New Recipe: Low Histamine Chicken & Greens Curry

Histamine is a huge research interest of mine, across food allergies and intolerances, heavy menstrual bleeding and mental health, to name but a few. For some of my clients, reducing their dietary intake of histamine has a considerable impact on their symptoms resolution.

New Recipe: Healing Pumpkin Coconut Curry Soup

I have an abundance of pumpkin in my garden at the moment, so naturally pumpkin soup is on the menu for the cooler months. While nothing quite beats soup and bread, I aim to pair this meal with adequate protein for optimal blood sugar control and satiety. Something as simple a...

Understanding Perimenopause

We’ve been discussing at the length how to start cycle tracking and what is normal menstrual blood loss and after sharing this through the lens of perimenopause on Instagram, it has become very clear that so many of clue are looking for support to navigate this season on your life with grace.

New Recipe: Cultured Bananas

I've reignited my love for fermenting and here is a super easy way to ferment bananas. The fermentation process essentially removes the sugar, making it a great way to turn some of your favourite recipes into a more blood sugar friendly option or for when you're needing to reduce your intake...

New Recipe: Cultured Dates

Dates are delicious and they are quite high in sugar and not digestively suitable for everyone. The solution: cultured dates! The fermentation process essentially removes the sugar (and potentially problematic FODMAPs), making it a great way to turn some of your favourite recipes into a more blood sugar and gut friendly option.Cultured DatesIngredients1...

Rebalance Your Hormones with Seed Cycling

An irregular menstrual cycle, no cycle or premenstrual syndrome (PMS) are common but abnormal symptoms experienced by females of menstruating age. Here at The Natural Nutritionist (TNN) we use seed cycling as a natural technique to stimulate and balance the sex hormones required for menstruation, through consumption of different types of seeds throughout...

Menstrual Blood Loss: What is Normal?

It shouldn’t be a secret, but because it has been kept one for so long, I continue to meet women with heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) who don’t even know it yet, or have only been offered a Mirena or Tranexamic acid (TXA), with no discussion of root cause.