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 […]

Skin Health & the Menstrual Cycle

Mixed Berry & Tahini Smoothie

The natural changes in your hormones throughout the month create some subtle changes in the appearance of your skin. When we break the average menstrual cycle down into the two phases, it can give you a better understanding of how these hormone fluctuations affect your skin, and how you can adjust your skin routine accordingly. […]