Everyone’s preconception journey is different, but what is important is that you have a plan in place to create optimal health for both you and your partner prior to conception, and an incredibly healthy pregnancy and entry into motherhood, whether it be your first time or now. I’ve put together some suggestions to help you […]
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 in the small intestine, which […]
If you’ve followed TNN for some time now, I’m sure you’ve heard me say how important it is that we “test, don’t guess” when it comes to our health. And in particular our gut health. I meet and hear about too many people neglecting the basics, drinking kombucha like water and wasting their money on […]
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 of course blood testing. Today we are discussing the importance of annual blood testing and essential markers that you should know about and get tested for.