Just over 2 years ago now I was diagnosed with PCO (poly cystic ovaries). I lost my menstrual cycle for about 3 months, this had never happened to me before, and at that time I was on the OCP, and had been for almost 12 years. I went to my doctor to get her opinion on what might be happening and to get some blood test done to check my hormonal levels. I ended up saying I don't want to be on an estrogen pill anymore as I had been on it for so many years and maybe it's time to let my body run naturally. However, I ended up deciding with my doctor to switch pills to a progesterone only pill to see if that made a difference. A couple months later still nothing happened and by then I hadn't had a period in about 5 months. This wasn't normal for me, I was studying holistic nutrition at the time, learning about how the body functions and knew there must be something else going on.Read More
The thing I love about bircher is that it is so quick and easy to make and tastes delicious. You simply throw ingredients together into a bowl or glass jar, pop it into the fridge to soak overnight, then grab it and go in the morning. The recipe below is full of so much goodness, it'll leave you feeling energized for the day ahead. It's packed with vitamins and minerals, is easy to digest (from the soaking) and is loaded with protein, good-fats and fibre.Read More
Summer is coming! This means we all want to look good, feel great and lose some weight – so it’s time to put steps in place NOW!
Are you struggling with digestive issues, low energy, no motivation or do you have stubborn weight that won’t shift? Then this 4-week spring cleanse is the perfect program for you!Read More
Being a foodie and nutritionist I'm all about enjoying your favourite foods but finding healthier alternatives to them! These date scones with raspberry chia jam are a much healthier alternative to your usual store or cafe bought scones. The best part is that they take around 5 minutes to make and then 13-15 minutes to bake in the oven, so you can whip them up in no time! They still are more of a treat food rather than an every day snack. I love to enjoy these in the weekend when I feel like something a little different with a big cup of tea. There is something so comforting about it!Read More
As a clinical nutritionist, I am here to help you reach your health goals by giving you the tools, guidance and knowledge to achieve optimum health.
I have a holistic approach in the way I work, and address health goals and concerns by looking at all aspects in your life with nutrition as well as lifestyle factors. I look at a range of body systems including digestion, liver, gut functioning, thyroid, adrenal health. I also consider lifestyle factors such as sleep, stress levels, exercise patterns.
You’ll learn to listen to your body and explore what works for you! Together we will develop a nutrition plan which is specific to YOU and your lifestyle using a whole food approach. You’ll get ongoing support from me and tools for creating a healthy lifestyle. My goal is to motivate, inspire and empower you to live whole and feel your best.Read More
This is a simple, healthy meat-less dinner which you can whip up in no time! These delicious fritters are full of wholesome ingredients and are gluten free, dairy free and sugar free. What I love about them is that they not only taste great, but they marry with so many different ingredients such as feta cheese, leafy greens, avocado, herbs, lemon. You can enjoy them on their own hot or cold, or enjoy them in a gluten free burger buns as a meat-less burger, top them with poached eggs or enjoy them as they are with a salad on the side.Read More
We all know bloating is flat-out uncomfortable, but the good news is that it doesn’t have to be a part of your life. Being mindful and aware of how your body responds to foods is the key to avoiding it in the first place, but I do understand that sometimes for unknown reasons, all of a sudden you react to unexpected foods which you might not of had trouble with before. I help many clients beat the blot and reduce other digestive system through basic diet and lifestyle changes. I thought I would share with you today a few things that I tell my clients to help with uncomfortable bloating.Read More
Happy 5th birthday to my friends at Nuzest! To celebrate I made a deeeelicious cacao mint smoothie bowl using their new Just Fruit & Veg plant-based protein powder.
This protein smoothie is think and creamy; tastes like a chocolate chip milkshake and is packed with all the goods to nourish your body and keep your energy levels high. It's the perfect breakfast, afternoon snack or post-workout treat.Read More
Can you tell how excited I am about this? 😄🤗
In celebration of Nuzest New Zealand 5th birthday I've teamed up with them to give away some of my fave products.
I use these products daily and have done for years. I boost my smoothies and porridge with their protein and I add their green powder to water upon waking or a smoothie throughout the day to boost my nutrient intake.
What you'll win:
• 500g tub Clean Lean Vanilla Protein
• 10 sachets of Just Fruit & Veg protein - mix pack
• 10 sachets Clean Lean Protein - mix pack
•120g powder Good Green Studd
To be in to WIN simply:
1. LIKE this post on our Natalie Brady Health Facebook page
2. TAG two friends who would like to win this too!
3. FOLLOW BOTH ACCOUNTS on Facebook and Instagram Natalie Brady Health and Nuzest New Zealand.
I'll be announcing the winner Tuesday 22nd August.
For an extra chance to WIN head over to our Instagram accounts and enter there too!
Good luck ✌😊 All entries must live in New Zealand to redeem this price.
Nat 💕 x xRead More
Food is fuel. Thinking about what you put into your body is important, because this is what will give you the energy to get through long busy days. The B vitamins are a group of water-soluble vitamins which are essential for our health. We must consume them daily through our diet because B vitamins can’t be stored in the body.Read More
Are you always hungry after a workout? Or do you feel low on energy if you don’t eat before training? If so, you may not be fueling yourself correctly during the day or pre and post workout. You may need some nutritional support, or a healthy snack to help satisfy your hunger, fuel your workout, or aid in muscle recovery.Read More
Who doesn't love chocolate mousse? This recipe is bursting with goodness and deliciousness as it contains real natural wholefoods which are going to nourish your body. The banana and avocado combo create a beautiful creamy texture which you will fall in love with, everyone I have made this for has absolutely loved it. If you are worried about the taste of avocado in this don't be, no one that I have given this to have guessed it would have been in there.Read More