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5 Reasons Why You’re Crashing Or Getting Cravings Mid-afternoon

5 Reasons Why You’re Crashing Or Getting Cravings Mid-afternoon

If you reach for caffeine or a sugar-hit in the afternoon for a "pick-me-up" then you need to read this post!!   Here are a few reasons why you may have an energy crash or get intense cravings in the afternoon.   Your breakfast meal didn't contain 30 grams of protein...

2 Simple Ways To Improve Your Body Composition

2 Simple Ways To Improve Your Body Composition

If you want to improve your body composition, listen up! You need to make these two factors a non-negotiable in your life!   #1 You must eat sufficient protein! Undereating protein will make it very hard to shift body fat. Protein provides your body and muscles with...

5 Tips To Stay Healthy And Balanced This Holiday Season

5 Tips To Stay Healthy And Balanced This Holiday Season

I get it, all the Christmas parties, summer BBQ’s with family and friends, end of year celebrations with clients and colleagues, it can be a lot. Many of my clients have been feeling overwhelmed and burnt out by all the gatherings, and also the end of year rush to get...

Should you eat breakfast or fast until noon?

Should you eat breakfast or fast until noon?

If you want balanced hormones (sex hormones, stress hormones, hunger hormones) then the answer is yes, eat breakfast!! If you don't have an appetite in the morning, are fasting or drinking coffee first thing this could be a sign your body is running off cortisol....

Prenatal Supplements – What You Need To Know …

Prenatal Supplements – What You Need To Know …

Are you pregnant, trying to conceive or breastfeeding? A prenatal supplement is essential during all these phases in life, and it has to be of the highest & best quality for you and your baby! What you eat matters, but a prenatal supplement will help to fill in...

4 High Protein Breakfast Ideas

4 High Protein Breakfast Ideas

Getting enough protein into your morning meal is absolutely essential if you want to have more balanced blood sugar levels, reduced insulin, better metabolic health, easier fat loss, reduced cravings, more stable energy levels, better hormone management.   On a weekly...

Relying On 1-2 eggs As Your Protein Source In The Morning Isn’t Enough

Relying On 1-2 eggs As Your Protein Source In The Morning Isn’t Enough

Eating 1-2 eggs for breakfast isn’t enough to meet your protein requirements to start the day if you want balanced blood sugar levels, less cravings, better metabolic health, easier fat loss, or stable energy levels. Most women don’t get enough protein daily. I feel...

4 Tips To Improve Your Sleep & Sleep Quality

4 Tips To Improve Your Sleep & Sleep Quality

Quality sleep is the foundation to great health. If you want to feel your best, have more balanced hormones, less cravings, more energy, then you want to make sure you’re getting some solid shut eye each night. Quality sleep is just as important as eating a nutrient...

Non Toxic DIY Glass Cleaner & All-Purpose Cleaner

Non Toxic DIY Glass Cleaner & All-Purpose Cleaner

The other weekend on my Instagram stories I shared myself making some non-toxic DIY cleaning products. I ended up getting an overwhelming response of people interested in these recipes, so I thought I would share them with you. Living a life that is low in toxins is...

Blood Sugar & The Weight Loss Connection

Blood Sugar & The Weight Loss Connection

Many people these days consuming a standard american diet - too much processed foods, refined foods, high sugar and high starch foods is a recipe for disaster when it comes to balancing blood sugar levels. On average people are eating 95% more sugar than 200 years...

Did You Know Stress Depletes Magnesium?

Did You Know Stress Depletes Magnesium?

Magnesium is a miracle mineral involved in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body. It's a supplement I recommend to clients all the time in clinic for so many different reasons, and it's a supplement I take myself daily and have done for many years now.   It's been...

How To Balance Your Blood Sugar When Eating Out

How To Balance Your Blood Sugar When Eating Out

When supporting your health for hormone balance and better metabolic health balancing blood sugar is key! I’m a big fan of enjoying all food in moderation, so obviously you can eat out GUILT FREE and ENJOY whatever foods you want in moderation and without restriction...

6 Foods To Eat For A Healthy Pregnancy

6 Foods To Eat For A Healthy Pregnancy

Growing a healthy baby takes a lot of nutrients, and if you’re not consuming adequate nutrients in your diet this can leave mum feeling depleted, or even at a loss of minerals from her own stores! There are so many foods to consume for a healthy pregnancy, this is why...

6 Mains Factors Impacting Your Blood Sugar

6 Mains Factors Impacting Your Blood Sugar

After working with thousands of clients for almost a decade these are the 6 top factors I come across the most in clinic messing with people's blood sugar levels. There are many other factors that play a role as well, however, these habits are at the top of my list....

Signs Your Blood Sugar Is Out Of Balance

Signs Your Blood Sugar Is Out Of Balance

Managing blood sugar = vibrant health and optimal energy! It's essential for balanced hormones, better weight management, stable energy levels, less cravings, better sleep, more balanced moods, a healthier pregnancy (reduce changes of GD), increased fertility, healthy...

The Connection Between Blood Sugar Balance & Autoimmunity

The Connection Between Blood Sugar Balance & Autoimmunity

The link between blood sugar balance and autoimmunity is complex and multifaceted. Autoimmunity refers to a condition where the immune system mistakenly attacks and damages the body's own tissues, leading to various autoimmune diseases. Blood sugar balance, on the...

11 Reasons To Exercise Which Aren’t Weight Loss Related

11 Reasons To Exercise Which Aren’t Weight Loss Related

Exercise has numerous benefits beyond weight loss. Here are some important reasons to exercise that are not directly related to weight loss: 1. Improved cardiovascular health - regular exercise can strengthen your heart, improve blood circulation, and reduce the risk...

How To Make A Sole Solution (A Natural Electrolyte Solution)

How To Make A Sole Solution (A Natural Electrolyte Solution)

A sole solution is simply a salt water solution. I use this every single day and have done for many years now, it's one of my daily non-negotiables. Sodium is an essential nutrient our bodies need in small amounts to help regulate fluids in our blood . It helps to...

How To Create A Blood Sugar Balancing Smoothie

How To Create A Blood Sugar Balancing Smoothie

Here is my simple formula for making a smoothie that is balance and going to keep you full for hours. Remember, a well balanced meal should keep you feeling full and satiated for 4-6 hours. If you're feeling hungry 2-3 hours after a meal that's a clear sign that the...

Signs You’re Not Eating Enough Protein

Signs You’re Not Eating Enough Protein

Sometimes in clinic I feel like a broken record. One of the recommendations I have made the most over almost a decade of working with clients is to eat more protein. Some people are still under the illusion that protein will make them bulky, let me tell you... when it...

One Simple & Easy Way I’m Leveling Up My Health

One Simple & Easy Way I’m Leveling Up My Health

Since having two babies back to back my body is in need of a little extra TLC. I fell pregnant at 9 months after having my first child, I was still breastfeeding at this time, I continued to breastfeed my son for another 3 months while pregnant, I then had my baby...

How You Break Your Fast Matters!

How You Break Your Fast Matters!

If you want better weight management, more stable energy levels, less cravings, better hormonal balance, then it's time to consider how you break your fast.   Every night while we sleep we are in a fasting state. The first meal of the day (aka breakfast) is what is...

5 Things That Can Interfere With Weight Loss

5 Things That Can Interfere With Weight Loss

1. Poor sleep When we get insufficient sleep (not enough sleep or constant broken sleep) this can lead to leptin resistance. Leptin is a hormone produced from fat cells that tells your brain to burn fat for energy. It also signals your brain when we are full which...

How To Naturally Lower Anxiety

How To Naturally Lower Anxiety

Anxiety has become one of the most common health conditions around the globe. Anxiety is something many of us have experienced. And with circumstances that have happend over the world recently with things like COVID-19 or natural disasters, this has only further...

Let’s Chat About Fruit & It’s Impact On Blood Sugar

Let’s Chat About Fruit & It’s Impact On Blood Sugar

Ever wondered how fruit impacts your blood sugar levels? Let me break this down for you.  First off, I want to let you know that I love fruit, it’s nature's candy! But, I do think we should consume it with moderation. Especially when wanting to balance blood sugar...

5 Ways To Beat The Bloat + A 1 Day Food Plan To Reduce Bloating

5 Ways To Beat The Bloat + A 1 Day Food Plan To Reduce Bloating

Every week in clinic I see numerous clients suffering from all sorts of digestive issues, but one of complaint I hear the most is people suffering from bloating. Common symptoms I hear, “ I feel 6 months pregnant at the end of the day”, “after eating any meal I get...

3 Ways To Optimize Your Immune System

3 Ways To Optimize Your Immune System

Feeling like you've got a cold, this sniffles, a sore throat or just generally feeling under the weather?   Since I speak to people all the time in clinic about what they can do to stay healthy and support their immune system I thought I'd share with you today three...

Could A Low Carb Diet Be Affecting Your Thyroid Health & Metabolism?

Could A Low Carb Diet Be Affecting Your Thyroid Health & Metabolism?

Carbs are not the devil my friends! Carbohydrates are needed for T3 thyroid hormone production! So remember it’s not about having zero carbs in your diet. Yes, research has proven low carb diets are effective at fat loss, but it's about getting the balance right for...

Emotional Eating – Ways To Overcome It

Emotional Eating – Ways To Overcome It

Let’s chat about emotional eating, and how to overcome it. First off, do not beat yourself up if you emotionally eat. Be kind to yourself, you’re human, it happens, we’ve all done it (including myself). Practicing self-love and compassion can go a long way. So, what...

What causes sugar cravings or carb cravings?

What causes sugar cravings or carb cravings?

A question I get asked ALL the time. There is a lot to consider when it comes to cravings, it isn’t always as black and white as you may think. First, lets take a deeper look into what causes carb cravings. A high sugar or carb diet. Once you start eating lots of...

Healthy Christmas Menu Ideas

Healthy Christmas Menu Ideas

I want to make Christmas cooking easy for you so I’ve put together a few Christmas menu ideas. They are all so delicious and healthy, you and your guests will be spoilt with a super nourishing and delicious feast!   Salads & Sides: Liver loving green salad...

The Reason Why It’s So Hard To Lose Those Last Few Kilos

The Reason Why It’s So Hard To Lose Those Last Few Kilos

Every week in clinic I see numerous clients struggling to lose those last few kilos. But did you know to lose weight and keep it off for good you actually need to get healthy? When it comes to weight loss there are numerous things to consider. It’s most definitely not...

12 Things To Consider When It Comes To Weight Loss

12 Things To Consider When It Comes To Weight Loss

Weight loss isn’t as black and white as you think it may be. If you’re struggling to shift weight there is a lot you need to consider, such as: Food intake Nutrient deficiencies Thyroid health Physical & emotional stress Toxin exposure Hormonal health Adrenal...

Should You Be Napping? When & How Long Should You Nap For?

Should You Be Napping? When & How Long Should You Nap For?

Many people can benefit from adding multiple naps during the week. And let’s be real, who doesn’t love a little nap! Sesita (aka afternoon naps) taken early in the afternoon, often after the midday meal have been around for thousands of years, but in English speaking...

DIY Magnesium Body Butter

DIY Magnesium Body Butter

Magnesium deficiency is one of the most common deficiencies (along with iron) that I see in clinic. Magnesium is involved in over 300 enzyme reactions in the human body, it's important for cardiovascular health, blood sugar balance, hormonal health, reducing sugar...

So You Ate the Cake…Your Diet Is Not Ruined!

So You Ate the Cake…Your Diet Is Not Ruined!

You ate the cake? Don’t worry - all is not lost if you slip up once in a while. Motivation may wax and wane, but that’s ok, you're human, it happens. While it’s a good time to remind yourself of why you really want to lose weight, just take a breath and get back on...

How To Avoid Environmental Toxins

How To Avoid Environmental Toxins

Carrying on from my last blog post (could toxins be affecting your weight loss) you are now aware whether at home or at work, the environment contains a plethora of environmental toxins, many of which can affect weight loss. So, the question is ‘what can you do...

Could Toxins Be Affecting Your Weight Loss

Could Toxins Be Affecting Your Weight Loss

There is a lot to consider when it comes to weight loss such as diet, exercise, alcohol, over-eating, hormones, thyroid, stress/adrenals, gut bacteria to name a few. But, have you ever considered that your toxic load could be affecting your weight loss goals? Many...

The Best Ways To Support Your Immune System

The Best Ways To Support Your Immune System

Taking charge of the health of your immune system is important for many reasons, to stop you from getting sick, to prevent the development of a disease, it’ll also help you to feel more vibrant on a daily being. And being healthy is also known to be protective against...

How To Lower Cortisol When You’re Feeling Stressed And Anxious

How To Lower Cortisol When You’re Feeling Stressed And Anxious

Cortisol is our main stress hormone which is produced by the adrenal glands. Short-term bursts of cortisol is actually good for us, it helps to keep us focused and gives us a drive to get tasks done; however, prolonged stress can wreak havoc on our body. Cortisol is a...

6 Unexpected Reasons Why You Can’t Lose Weight

6 Unexpected Reasons Why You Can’t Lose Weight

I see a lot of men and women who have tried everything under the sun to lose weight but are still unable to lose weight or keep weight off. Some of my clients even have the perfect diet but still can’t lose weight. Weight loss isn’t black and white, and it doesn’t...

7 Day Dinner Meal Plan

7 Day Dinner Meal Plan

I want to make your life a little bit easier and a little bit healthier, so I’ve put together a 7-day dinner meal plan for you. These meals are all super yummy, easy to make of course and very nutrient rich. Use any leftovers you have for lunch, it’s a great way to...

How To Switch Off Your Hunger Hormones & Reduce Cravings

How To Switch Off Your Hunger Hormones & Reduce Cravings

It’s really important to give your body what it NEEDS to reduce hunger and cravings. There are over 8 different hormones that influence our hunger every single day. And there are certain foods and lifestyle factors that can turn these off and modulate them. It’s my...

6 Ways To Beat Acne And Support Skin Health

6 Ways To Beat Acne And Support Skin Health

When it comes to skin health and acne breakouts there are many things to consider - hormonal imbalance, digestive health, hydration levels, nutrient deficiencies, congested liver, poor dietary choices, inflammation, high stress and cortisol levels. It’s always...

15 MINUTE SUPPLEMENT REVIEW – Via Phone Or Skype

15 MINUTE SUPPLEMENT REVIEW – Via Phone Or Skype

I’m all about food first, but sometimes our bodies can do with additional support via supplementation to ensure we feel amazing. It’s also really hard to get all the nutrients we need for great health through our diet because we lack minerals in our soil, a lot of us...

3 Natural Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

3 Natural Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

There is a lot to consider when it comes to our metabolism. The food choices you make on a daily basis play a huge role, along with the lifestyle choices you make on a day to day basis. When your metabolism is working effectively for you, you’re more likely to sit at...

DIY Makeup Remover Wipes

DIY Makeup Remover Wipes

Triona Daly from Wendyls Green Goddess has shared her amazing DIY makeup remover wipes with us this week. I’m a huge believe in reducing our exposure to toxic chemicals so I’m super excited about this recipe! These gentle DIY wipes are a delightful way to remove your...

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The information on this website is not intended to replace the advice of your GP, a one on one relationship with a qualified health care professional and is not intended as medical advice. It is not intended for self-diagnosis, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. I encourage you to make your own health care decisions based upon research and in partnership with a qualified healthcare professional. The entire content of this website is based on the opinions of Natalie Brady, a qualified Holistic Nutritionist, unless otherwise noted. Click here for term and conditions of services.

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