The Holistic Nutritionists Podcast

The Holistic Nutritionists Podcast

Australia

Nat & Kate are two qualified Australian holistic dietitians passionate about empowering women to take control of their health and discover their best selves. You are here to be vibrant, healthy, happy, hormonally balanced, and ooze beauty from the inside out. We are here to show you how.

Episodes

Episode 19: Holistic approaches to treating depression  

Topics include: When low serotonin isn’t the cause Inflammation and its link with depression Hormonal imbalances and how they contribute to depression Tips on reducing inflammation through diet Supplement strategies in the management of depression Lifestyle recommendations for treating depression The importance of asking for help Resources: Podcast on the oral contraceptive pill Podcast on […] Read more...

EPISODE 18: Can you train like an athlete and still be hormonally healthy?  

Topics include: – Intro to todays guest Caitlin Ficken (dietitian and strength and conditioning coach) – Caitlin’s background story – Training like an athlete means fuelling your body accordingly (what and how?) – The importance of recovery, sleep and hydration – Matching your training to your lifestyle, why it is so important – Supplementation – The importance […] Read more...

Episode17: PCOS- Diagnosis, symptoms, causes and treatments  

Topics Include: – What PCOS is – How it is diagnosed and often misdiagnosed – Clinical symptoms of PCOS – Causes of PCOS – Insulin resistance PCOS (causes and treatment) – Post Pill PCOS (causes and treatment) – Inflammation driven PCOS (causes and treatment) Resources: – Nats blogs on liver detoxification (here, here and here) – Kate’s […] Read more...

E16: Low Estrogen and Hypothalamic Amenorrhea; causes and treatment  

Topics Include: – Benefits of estrogen – Symptoms of estrogen deficiency – Causes of estrogen deficiency – Nutrition for optimising estrogen balance with Hypothalamic Amenorrhea (HA) – Sleep, stress and exercise recommendations for treating low estrogen HA – Beneficial supplements for boosting estrogen when it is low Resources: Kate’s blog with an abuE16: Low Estrogen and Hypothalamic […] Read more...

E15: Pregnancy energy requirements, breastfeeding, post baby weight loss and fermented foods in pregnancy  

Topics include: – What we have been enjoying lately (L-Theanine and L-Tyrosine for sleep, mood and thyroid health) – Reader question around pregnancy/breastfeeding energy requirements – Is ACV and kombucha safe in pregnancy? – Post baby weight loss   Resources: Kate’s post on dealing with post natal depression Order Kate’s book– Holistic Nutrition: Eat Well, Train Smart & […] Read more...

E14: Low calorie diets for weight loss & weight maintenance  

Topics Include: – What is considered a low calorie diet – The negative impacts of chronic low calorie diets – How much should you be eating for weight maintenance, weight loss or weight gain? – Is is all just calories in versus calories out? – When should you/shouldn’t you count calories? – What about macronutrients […] Read more...

Episode 13: Top tips for dealing with anxiety naturally  

  Topics include: What we ate for breakfast The alarming prevalence of anxiety in our society How chronic stress wreaks havoc on your system Dietary strategies for managing anxiety Two conditions that could be contributing to your anxiety and how to get tested Lifestyle tips for managing anxiety Read more...

Episode 12: How much & what type of exercise is the right amount?  

  Topics include: What we ate for breakfast Nat & Kate’s rant about strict paleo (pro’s and con’s) How much + what type of exercise is best for someone who is generally healthy Thoughts on Crossfit for women Tweaks to exercise routines if you are suffering from Adrenal Fatigue or Hypothalamic Amenorrhea Nat elaborates a […] Read more...

Episode 11: How to become a Holistic Dietitian or Nutritionist (our journey, plus advice for you!)  

Topics include: Nat & Kate’s Updates. Hint: Kates is super exciting! Nat elaborates a little on her new book Healing Digestive Discomfort and how it can help you if you have IBS. Our personal journey to become Holistic Dietitians Discussion and advice on the path to take if you would like to be doing what we […] Read more...

Episode 10: New Years Resolutions & what we recommend you focus on changing this year  

Topics include: Nat & Kate’s Updates Our personal health and wellness New Year’s Resolutions. Many of which we think everyone can benefit from Discussion about setting realistic health goals, with some great examples of how to make lasting changes to your diet and lifestyle Updates on Kate’s Healing Hypothalamic Amenorrhea Program and Nat’s E-book launch […] Read more...

Episode 09: Why food is not always the most important aspect of health  

Topics include: Nat’s apology to Gotye The importance of down time Why food might not be the most important thing to reaching optimal health How to find balance When food SHOULD be a priority Getting away from a scarcity mentality and an “earning mentality” Tips for navigating Christmas Update on Nat’s ebook release BUY KATES […] Read more...

Episode 08: The under active thyroid episode  

Topics include: What your thyroid does Signs and symptoms of an underachieve thyroid Accurate testing for assessing thyroid function Causes of an under active thyroid Nutrients to optimise thyroid function Carbohydrates and your thyroid Resources: Sign up to Nat’s newsletter to be the first to hear about her new e-book coming out soon: Healing Digestive Discomfort Sign […] Read more...

Episode 07: Q&A Episode  

  Topics include: Spontaneous rant on low calorie diets for fat loss Cooking methods to maximise nutrient density of vegetables How many hours of sleep do we need a night Can you cure IBS and a missing period with a Vegan diet Resources: Denise Minger Raw Food SOS Jo Robinson Eating on the Wild Side Read more...

Episode 06: All about liver detoxing!  

  Topics include: What is liver detoxification including explanation of the three phases What impairs liver detoxification in our diet, lifestyle and environment How to enhance liver detoxification Nutrients you need to support proper detoxification Our thoughts on green juices and green smoothies Nats consultation bundle deal Resources: Alex Stuart’s amazing course ‘Go Low Tox’ […] Read more...

Episode 05: What we really think of the Paleo diet  

Topics include: What is the Paleo Diet What are the benefits of following a Paleo Diet What are the pitfalls of the Paleo Diet How to tweak that Paleo Diet for different conditions “Non Paleo” foods that might actually be good for you Resources: Kate’s post on the paleo diet   Read more...

Episode 04 IBS: What is causing your irritable bowel and what you can do about it  

Topics include: What is IBS Causes of IBS that need to be investigated Functional testing to help with diagnosis Foods to heal your gut Supplements to heal your gut Lifestyle factors to heal your gut Nat’s free e-book: The Digestion Solution Resources: Research Nutrition Functional Testing Free e-book on digestive health: The Perfect Digestive Solution Apps […] Read more...

Episode 03 The Fertility Awareness Method. A natural approach to contraception.  

Topics include: Updates from Nat and Kate Tracking your cervical mucus What to look for and what it means Apps and resources to help you learn the method What to do if your cycle is irregular but you still want to track Alternate methods of natural contraception What temperature tracking is How to track your […] Read more...

Episode 2: What you need to know about the pill and tips for coming off  

In Episode 2 of The Holistic Nutritionists Podcast, Kate and Nat discuss the following topics: – What a normal healthy menstrual cycle looks like – What the pill does to your cycle – The benefits of natural estrogen versus the side effects of synthetic estrogen – The benefits of natural progesterone versus the side effects […] Read more...

Episode 1: Healing Hypothalamic Amenorrhea part 1  

In this very first episode of The Holistic Nutritionists podcast. Kate and Nat give you some insight into their personal journey with hypothalamic amenorrhea (HA), or lack of a period if you will. How they restored their fertility, regained their health, learnt to love their body and how you guys can too! As women we […] Read more...

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