One supplement I take daily and I think everyone can benefit from is fish oil. When it comes to choosing a fish oil supplement quality is KEY! If the product is oxidised, it can degrade and may not contain the EPA or DHA stated on the label.Read More
Starting your day with a nutritious chocolate waffle is always a good idea, especially when you smear it with almond butter and top it off with raspberries, what more could you want for breakfast!Read More
I’m very passionate about encouraging people to reduce their toxin exposure. Everyday we're exposed to toxins, from our food, water and air. Our body therefore, has a built in efficient detoxification system which works 24/7, through our liver, gut, skin, kidneys and lungs.
Our detoxification systems can often get overloaded. Minimizing exposure and clearing the toxins from your body helps to resets your body's natural balance and allows it to function at its fullest potential, for instance helping to balance hormones reduce disease. For example, synthetic cleaning chemicals produce a byproduct called dioxin, an endocrine disruptor, immune modulator, and carcinogen which induces Cyp1B1, an enzyme of the Phase 1 liver detoxification pathway. This leads to increased production of 4 Hydroxy Estrogen, a “bad” estrogen, associated with breast cancer development.Read More
Balancing hormones can be a juggling act! I know first hand what it's like to have a hormonal imbalance. A few years ago after struggling with amenorrhea I was then diagnosed with PCOS. After finding out about my diagnoses I made a lot of diet and lifestyle changes to help bring back my cycle and balance my hormones. I've seen a lot of clients recently who have been struggling with similar issues so I decided to share with you a few of the lifestyle changes I made over that time to support and balance my hormones.Read More
You don’t need to eat dairy products to meet your daily calcium requirements. I personally stopped eating dairy around 8 years ago when I was suffering from eczema and other health issues. Calcium is a mineral required in the body for multiple processes and is needed for healthy bones, muscle contraction, hormonal secretion, nerve function, messaging between cells, and vascular contraction/vasodilation (i.e. blood flow).Read More
It takes 21 days to create a new habit. If you’re serious about improving your health I highly recommend trying this plan out for 21 days to create new healthy habits. Commit to it, 21 days is a short period of time but it could do wonders for your health. What have you got to lose, take the challenge!Read More
This cookie dough protein bliss ball recipe is not only delicious but it contains two key ingredients which help to switch off hunger hormones, protein and fat. Protein and fat are also important to help keep you satiated between meals (preventing cravings). Another bonus, this recipe is dried fruit free!Read More
Zinc is a mineral which plays many vital roles in our bodies. Because our bodies don’t naturally produce zinc, we must obtain it through food or supplements if we want to have great health. Zinc is involved in over 300 enzymatic reactions within the body that aid in metabolism, digestion, it’s crucial for normal growth, DNA synthesis, cell division, tissue repair, nerve function, hormonal health, wound healing and helps keep the immune system strong, making it a key nutrient to boost in your diet during the winter months. Zinc deficiency is something I’m coming across more and more often in clinic.Read More
Sooo.... this happened on Tuesday night 🤗🎉 I’m a finalist for the 2019 Westpack People’s Choice Awards! I can’t believe it!
I’m incredibly grateful for this! I never would have thought my business Natalie Brady Nutrition would have been noticed for a business award! 😮 I’m still in a bit of shock. I started my business because I am so passionate about helping people get well and stay well. I’ve also been through so many of my own health challenges and know what it feels like to not be at your best health. This is why I do what I do, I love inspiring, motivating and educating people about nutrition and health.
Thank you SO much to everyone who took the time to vote me 😘🙏 and for all of you who follow me and my journey ❤ Your support means everything, I’m incredibly grateful to each and everyone of you. I would not be here without you guys. And for whoever nominated me for this award thank you from the bottom of my heart for taking the time to go through the nomination process. It’s so kind of you!
Thank so much again for your support ❤🙏✨
Nat x x
This is a really easy and fun recipe to make. It’s great for breakfast topped with an egg and avocado and a handful of leafy greens, or enjoy it for lunch and dinner alongside a fresh salad and a fried or poached egg.Read More
What is Yacon?
Yacon comes from the Smallanthus sonchifolius plant which is a native to plant to South America. It has been a traditionally grown vegetable for thousands of years. This vegetable is also sometimes called the “diet potato”, which is thought to be related to the fructooligosaccharides (FOS) content. FOS are sugars which are found naturally in many types of plants, but never in concentrations as high as in yacon roots (1).
The yacon root is thought to be a good dietary supplement since it’s high content of FOS has long been used in folk medicine to help treat health conditions such as diabetes, improve gut health such as constipation, improve obesity and high cholesterol.Read More
This high fibre no-grain bircher is gut-friendly, gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, low GI and is paleo and vegan friendly. This breakfast is also very high in protein and good fats, starting your day with a breakfast high in fat and protein is vital if you want to have stable energy levels throughout the day. These two food groups also help to switch off hunger hormones. This is a fantastic make-a-head breakfast that you could prep during the weekend so you can a breakfast that you can grab as your run out the door in the morning.Read More
Fatigue is one of the top problems I see in clinic. With never-ending to-do lists, chores to stay on top of, kids to look after, work/family/friend commitments, errors to run (sound familiar), I see many clients rely on caffeine, caffeinated drinks or sugar to get them through the day. Instead when it comes to energy production the health of your mitochondria should be considered.Read More
My business has been nominated for the Westpac People's Choice Awards, which I'm incredibly honored and excited about. I would really appreciate your vote if you can spare 10 seconds (because little ol me is up against some big brand names)! It would mean the world to me if you could support me with your vote 🙏 Click on the link below.
Thank you ! x x
Cold season is in full swing and one way to help keep you staying healthy and speed up the healing process is by making your own immunity boosting shots. This is a recipe I’ve been using for years. Anytime I get the sniffles or feel myself getting run down I make this shot. Now, I’m not going to bend around the bush here and tell you that it tastes amazing, because raw garlic isn’t the most pleasant thing to swallow, but this recipe seriously works a charm for me!Read More
There’s nothing worse than a sore throat and cough, yet some cough drops you can buy can be a bit nasty with additions like artificial colours and fructose. These are not great to ingest anyway, but it’s even worse when your immune system is working over time. The good news is that it’s really easy to make your own cough drops at home using natural ingredients that are totally safe.Read More
Sleep is one of the most undervalued components of health. If we don’t get enough sleep it can lead to a wide range of health issues, however many people do not prioritize their sleep. Instead we prioritize waking up early to workout, staying up late to finish work (prioritizing work), watching another episode on Netflix.Read More
I am SO excited to announce that Southern Cross Health Society offers a number of plans which include a visit to a Registered Clinical Nutritionist who is part of The Clinical Nutrition Association - that’s me! These policy holders may now claim for the services of their registered nutritionist.Read More
The liver is our body’s main detoxifying organ, it has to process everything we put into and onto our bodies. It’s vital we take good care of this organ if you want to look and feel your absolute best. Key liver loving ingredients in this salad are: broccoli which contains sulforaphanes to help with phase 2 liver detoxification, rocket which high in chlorophyll (leafy greens can also help to suck up environmental toxins from the blood to help with blood purification), carrot which is high in plant-flavonoids and beta-carotene which can help stimulate and improve overall liver function, lemon and apple cider vinegar which can help to boost liver detoxification and improve digestion.Read More