Low Iron? The Answer is Not Milo or Weet-Bix

Low Iron?

Recently I have had two separate conversations, both regarding women with low iron levels. In the first case, the Dietician’s recommendation was to drink Milo, because “it is high in both iron and calcium”. In the second case, the Doctor’s advice was to eat Weet-Bix, because “they are a good source of dietary iron”. We […]

The Liver-Hormone Connection

Challenging to treat, frustrating to experience and what’s increasingly becoming a regular part of the discussion here at The Natural Nutritionist – hormone imbalance. Gone are the days of looking directly to the oral contraceptive pill or hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to normalise imbalances – there are definitely more natural ways.  Pictures of hormone imbalance […]

Do We Really Need to Detox?

Detoxification

You have probably heard the argument: “You don’t need to detox, that’s what your liver is for!” We wish it was the case, but in today’s world our liver and associated detoxification organs can be overloaded, and in need of some support. This month at TNN we explore detoxification and why it can be necessary, regardless of what […]

Problem Skin? It Could Be PCOS

Skin & PCOS

PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) causes several skin-related symptoms, including oily skin, acne, skin tags, and dark velvety skin patches known as acanthosis nigricans. More than one in five women suffer from PCOS. It’s said it’s the number one health condition facing women today so it’s no wonder that it has such an impact on skin […]