WELCOME TO THE NEW WORLD OF HEALTH. HEALTH & WELLBEING DNA TESTING

WELCOME TO THE NEW WORLD OF HEALTH. HEALTH & WELLBEING DNA TESTING

Who would BENEFIT from a DNA SEQUENCING profile?

If you are planning a baby, you would like more resilience against stress, you are struggling with anxiety and/or depression, you have hormonal issues, you have gut issues, you have a history of chronic diseases such as autoimmunity, mental illness or cancer in the family, you wish to age well and remain in the best of health in your older years or you just feel that you could live a better and healthier life and ‘Something is missing’.

So what are you waiting for? BOOK A DNA TEST today.

FIND OUT HOW TO WIN THE WEIGHT BATTLE DURING PERI MENOPAUSE/MENOPAUSE!

FIND OUT HOW TO WIN THE WEIGHT BATTLE DURING PERI MENOPAUSE/MENOPAUSE!

ARE YOU EATING RIGHT FOR YOUR BODY?

Abdominal Weight Gain Occurs Because Of A Drop In Oestrogen Levels, Low-Quality Sleep And Regular, Age-Related Reductions In Metabolism And Muscle Tone.

ARE YOU GAINING BODY FAT AND FINDING IT HARDER TO LOSE WEIGHT?

LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW Metabolic Balance® CAN HELP YOU FEEL LIKE YOU AGAIN

HISTAMINE INTOLERANCE & GENETICS

HISTAMINE INTOLERANCE & GENETICS

When your body has too much histamine, it can cause symptoms collectively known as histamine intolerance. This can be due to excess production of histamine by your body or not being able to break down histamine from foods very well. OR… both!

Constant headaches that often turn into migraines. Anxiety, irritability, and mood disturbances. Nausea, digestive symptoms, and reactions to even healthy foods. Constant runny nose, sneezing, itching eyes or skin…

Discover The Link Between Your Genetics, Oestrogen and how PERIMENOPAUSE & MENOPAUSE can influence Histamine Intolerance – And, What You Can Do About It.

DOES YOUR HISTAMINE INTOLERANCE START IN YOUR GENES?
BOOK A DNA FOOD CHOICE TEST TODAY!

DO YOU GET HEADACHES, SKIN ERUPTIONS OR DIARRHEA TO LET YOU KNOW SOMETHING YOU ATE DISAGREES WITH YOU?

DO YOU GET HEADACHES, SKIN ERUPTIONS OR DIARRHEA TO LET YOU KNOW SOMETHING YOU ATE DISAGREES WITH YOU?

BUT YOU CAN’T QUITE PUT YOUR FINGER ON THE RIGHT CULPRIT?

ARE YOU TIRED AFTER YOU EAT, CAN’T CONCENTRATE, ALMOST FALL ASLEEP OR DO YOUR GET IRRITABLE, TENSE AND HYPERACTIVE?

OFTEN FOOD INTOLERANCES AND FOOD ALLERGIES GO UNDETECTED AND ARE THE BLAME FOR FATIGUE AND MOODINESS WHEN IT MAY BE AS SIMPLE AS SOMETHING YOU ATE.

WOULDN’T IT BE GREAT TO KNOW WHICH FOODS TO AVOID! BOOK A DNA FOOD CHOICE OR  A FOOD INTOLERANCE TEST TODAY.

HAVE YOU NOTICED THAT YOU HAVE GAINED WEIGHT, ESPECIALLY AROUND THE MIDDLE, BUM AND HIPS?

HAVE YOU NOTICED THAT YOU HAVE GAINED WEIGHT, ESPECIALLY AROUND THE MIDDLE, BUM AND HIPS?

AND EVEN WITH A HEALTHY, BALANCED DIET WITH EXERCISE, THE WEIGHT STILL PERSISTS…

Unbalanced Hormones and Stress In The Body Can Change How The Body Digests Food, Slow Metabolism, And Make Your Body Hold Onto Fat And Fluid.

IF YOU ANSWERED YES TO THE ABOVE STATEMENT, THEN THE METABOLIC BALANCE® PROGRAM MAY BE PERFECT FOR YOU!

LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW PERSONALISED NUTRITION CAN HELP YOU.

BUSY LIFE! DO YOU WORRY ABOUT EVERYTHING?

BUSY LIFE! DO YOU WORRY ABOUT EVERYTHING?

Are The Kids Ok? Am I Giving Them Everything They Need? I Can’t Deal With The Stress Any More. I Wish I Had More Time In The Day. I Don’t Like The Way I Look!

FOR MANY WOMEN, THIS CHRONIC STRESS RESPONSE IS NEVER SWITCHED OFF AND THEY FIND IT HARD TO FIND THE JOY IN SIMPLE THINGS.

NATALIE WILL WORK WITH YOU TO IDENTIFY THE CAUSE OF YOUR STRESS HORMONE IMBALANCE AND SUPPORT YOU TO UNDERSTAND YOUR BODY’S OWN UNIQUE NEEDS.

 

I HELP ADRENAL FATIGUED STRESSED WOMEN TO RENEW THEIR ENERGY, REDEFINE THEIR HEALTH AND RECLAIM THEIR LIFE.

I HELP ADRENAL FATIGUED STRESSED WOMEN TO RENEW THEIR ENERGY, REDEFINE THEIR HEALTH AND RECLAIM THEIR LIFE.

Learn How You Can Conquer Constant Stress, Anxiety, Fatigue, Brain Fog, Low Mood, Moodiness, Weight Gain, Digestive Issues, Thyroid Metabolic Issues, And Hormonal Imbalances.

COME BACK TO YOUR TRUE SELF.

EAT YOURSELF HEALTHY! Health & Happiness From The INSIDE OUT.

EAT YOURSELF HEALTHY! Health & Happiness From The INSIDE OUT.

I LOOK FORWARD TO HELPING YOU ADDRESS YOUR HEALTH CONCERNS TO RESTORE YOUR HEALTH, PREVENT DISEASE AND ENHANCE OPTIMAL LIFE-LONG WELLNESS.

THERE IS NO BETTER TIME THAN NOW TO MAKE POSITIVE DIET CHANGES TO YOUR HEALTH WITH METABOLIC BALANCE®

My biggest takeaway was how conscious I’m now about everything I put into my mouth.
For the first time in years, after following my personalised Metabolic Balance® individualised food plan, I’m on the path to losing the pregnancy weight I never got rid of after having children. SARAH

TRANSFORM YOUR HEALTH TODAY!

 

 

PERIMENOPAUSE, MENOPAUSE, REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH…MY GOAL IS TO ADDRESS THE UNDERLYING CAUSE

PERIMENOPAUSE, MENOPAUSE, REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH…MY GOAL IS TO ADDRESS THE UNDERLYING CAUSE

LEARN HOW YOU CAN THRIVE IN YOUR BODY AND BALANCE YOUR HORMONES.

I’m Excited To See So Many Women Trying To Take Control Of Their Health Long-Term By Finding Out What’s Creating The Hormonal Imbalances That Can Have A Huge Impact On Their Bodies.

RATHER THAN SIMPLY LOOKING FOR A QUICK FIX.

GUT PROBLEMS? ABDOMEN DISCOMFORT OR CRAMPING… How well CAN WE BE when our biggest organ is suffering!

GUT PROBLEMS? ABDOMEN DISCOMFORT OR CRAMPING… How well CAN WE BE when our biggest organ is suffering!

Having issues with a variety of uncomfortable gastrointestinal symptoms…

You may have Leaky Gut Syndrome.

WHAT CAN YOU DO TO FIX THIS? HEALING YOUR GUT and RESTORING YOUR MICROBIOME GUT HEALTH DOES NOT HAVE TO BE HARD.

Following an integrated gut detoxification program and some dietary modifications, you will get the pain out of your tummy and the spring back in your step!

BOOK A DISCOVERY CALL TO LEARN HOW YOU CAN KICKSTART YOUR JOURNEY TO A HEALTHY GUT AND LEARN MORE ABOUT WHICH COMBINATION OF DIETARY CHANGES, SUPPLEMENTS AND HERBAL MEDICINE HAS SHOWN TO BE EFFECTIVE.

 

BRAIN FOG, POOR MEMORY or FORGETFULNESS?

BRAIN FOG, POOR MEMORY or FORGETFULNESS?

ARE YOU FINDING IT HARD TO CONCENTRATE OR MUSTERING THE MOTIVATION?

Kristen arrived in my office, like so many women before her, almost completely worn down. COMPLETELY EXHAUSTED AND BINGING ON SUGAR AND ALCOHOL EVERY NIGHT. She told me she simply had no energy to “do life.”

LEARN HOW YOU CAN RENEW YOUR VITALITY AND FEEL AMAZING AGAIN.

FEELING REALLY TIRED ALL THE TIME?

FEELING REALLY TIRED ALL THE TIME?

AFTER A SLEEPLESS NIGHT, HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHY YOU WANT COFFEE AND A SWEET MUFFIN FOR BREAKFAST?

Are You Having Trouble Concentrating, Constantly Feeling Dissatisfied, Extremely Fatigued Mentally and Physically Or Mustering Motivation?

“I’m exhausted, mentally and physically. I almost couldn’t get out of bed today to come here,” Sandra told me.

LEARN HOW I CAN HELP YOU FIND OUT HOW TO BALANCE YOUR HORMONES TO SUPPORT YOUR ADRENAL AND THYROID HEALTH.

ARE YOU WONDERING WHAT SUPPLEMENTS TO TAKE TO HELP REDUCE YOUR ANXIETY OR TO HAVE MORE ENERGY?

ARE YOU WONDERING WHAT SUPPLEMENTS TO TAKE TO HELP REDUCE YOUR ANXIETY OR TO HAVE MORE ENERGY?

With so many supplements on the market, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and confused.

Having treated hundreds of patients with hormonal imbalance, gut issues, fatigue and other related symptoms, Natalie has identified the supplements that really work to provide positive results for her patients.

BOOK A CONSULTATION NOW TO FIND OUT WHAT INDIVIDUALISED SUPPLEMENTS ARE RIGHT FOR YOU.

 

DO YOU HAVE GUT ISSUES? YOU MAY NEED A COMPREHENSIVE GUT MICROBIOME TEST…

DO YOU HAVE GUT ISSUES? YOU MAY NEED A COMPREHENSIVE GUT MICROBIOME TEST…

Have You Been Wondering How Your Unique Gut And Microbiome Play A Role In Your Health?

Common signs and symptoms of Gut Barrier Function Issues may include Weight Gain/Loss, Bloating, Nausea, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Abdominal Pain, Sugar Cravings, Gas, Immunity Issues, Brain Fog, Anxiety, Unbalanced Hormones, Recurrent Immune Infections or just a sense that something isn’t quite right…

FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN REMOVE MICROBIAL INFECTIONS, BALANCE YOUR PH AND RESTORE YOUR MICROBIOME TODAY!

ARE YOU FEELING LIKE YOUR FLUCTUATING BETWEEN SAD, HAPPY, IRRITABLE, CALM, ANGRY, DEPRESSED, ANXIOUS, MOTIVATED AND TIRED?

ARE YOU FEELING LIKE YOUR FLUCTUATING BETWEEN SAD, HAPPY, IRRITABLE, CALM, ANGRY, DEPRESSED, ANXIOUS, MOTIVATED AND TIRED?

ARE YOU WONDERING IF YOUR HORMONES ARE THE CULPRIT AFFECTING YOUR HEALTH?

Discover Why Your Hormones Are Important In Balancing Your Moods And Natural Ways To Make Your Hormones Happy.

ALLERGIES. Do pollen’s, grasses, animal fur, dust and city fumes get up your nose and distress you?

ALLERGIES. Do pollen’s, grasses, animal fur, dust and city fumes get up your nose and distress you?

Allergies And Allergy-Related Diseases Such As Allergic Rhinitis, Atopic Dermatitis, Food Allergies, And Allergic Asthma Are Extremely Common.

THEY ARE QUITE OFTEN ASSOCIATED WITH DISRUPTION TO THE MICROBIOME IN THE GUT, AS WELL AS TO DYSFUNCTION OF OTHER ORGAN SYSTEMS INCLUDING THE ADRENAL GLANDS/ENDOCRINE SYSTEM, DIGESTIVE DISTURBANCE BEYOND THE MICROBIOME, AND ALTERED IMMUNE RESPONSES.

LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW YOU CAN IMPROVE YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM FUNCTION.

RENEW. REDEFINE. RECLAIM and  FEEL EMPOWERED IN YOUR BODY

RENEW. REDEFINE. RECLAIM and FEEL EMPOWERED IN YOUR BODY

WELLNESS THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE!

When You Understand How Your Body Responds To Stress You Have The Power To Change The Results.

Karen began to make changes to what she was eating and found ways to reduce stress in her life, and came back to me radiant and ready to “do life” again.

WONDERING HOW CAN NATALIE HELP YOU? BOOK A DISCOVERY CALL TODAY.

EXHAUSTED, Mentally, Physically and Emotionally! FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN GET YOUR MOJO BACK an ENJOY LIFE AGAIN.

EXHAUSTED, Mentally, Physically and Emotionally! FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN GET YOUR MOJO BACK an ENJOY LIFE AGAIN.

How can you prepare for the FLU SEASON?🤧

Prepping for Flu Season

Are your prepared for the cold and flu season? You might be feeling fine right now but even the healthiest of us can succumb to a stray virus at this time of year, resulting in days off work and…even worse…keeping you indoors and missing out on the things you love to do. Fortunately there are some surprisingly helpful little microbes you may not know about that are your winter allies – capable of helping your immune system search out viral invaders and reducing the chance of an infection taking hold. These little microbes are probiotics.

Knowing the Strain is the Key to Choosing the Right Probiotic

It’s become common knowledge that probiotics can help with gut function and digestive health – that’s perhaps what they are best known for. What you may not know though is your gut contains approximately 70% of your body’s immune system,[1] and knowing that, you may not be so surprised to hear that certain probiotics can influence the activity of your immune cells. So how do you know which ones these are?

First you need to understand that there are many different beneficial probiotics available and each one has a different role to play in human health.

As such, the way to make sure you are using the right probiotic for your needs is to check the specific genus, species and strain (see Figure 1) has been used in human clinical trials for the condition you want to use it for – in this case reducing the likelihood of you contracting a cold or flu – because not every probiotic would be indicated for this condition.

Figure 1: Correctly Identifying a Probiotic Requires You to Know the Genus, Species and Strain.

You may be wondering how a probiotic can enhance immune system function. To begin with, the microbial life living within your gastrointestinal tract (known as your gut microbiota) play an important role in maintaining the lining of your gut, which itself forms an intestinal defense barrier – so that’s one of the ways many probiotics can help – by supporting the health of the microbiota already residing within you.

However, certain probiotic strains have the ability to actually communicate directly with your immune cells, thus influencing and improving the immune response.[2]

Two of these probiotic strains are Lactobacillus rhamnosus (LGG®)[3] and Lactobacillus paracasei 8700:2,[4] both of which increase the activity of immune cells called natural killer (NK) cells – who, as their name suggest, actually target and kill virally infected cells – exactly what you want to tackle a cold or flu.

In addition, Lactobacillus paracasei 8700:2 and Lactobacillus plantarum HEAL 9 are two specific strains that stimulate other white blood cells (called ‘macrophages’) to secrete an important chemical signal that alerts your immune system to mount an antiviral immune response.[5],[6] Lastly, Lactobacillus plantarum HEAL 9, Lactobacillus paracasei 8700:2 and LGG® all have the capacity to trigger a natural chemical messenger inside your body called interleukin-10, which is a key anti-inflammatory and immune-regulating signal.[7],[8] Now that may all seem quite technical but what it helps demonstrate is that, used together, these three probiotic strains play a valuable role in supporting healthy immune system function.

Where’s the Evidence?

This isn’t all just theory; the ability of Lactobacillus plantarum HEAL 9 and Lactobacillus paracasei 8700:2 to improve immune function has been demonstrated in a randomised, controlled trial. Two hundred and seventy-two healthy adults were given 500 million CFU* each of Lactobacillus plantarum HEAL 9 and Lactobacillus paracasei 8700:2, or placebo, for 12 weeks. Those in the treatment group experienced fewer incidences of the common cold, with significantly reduced duration and symptom severity when infection did occur.[9] A combination of these two specific strains has also been shown to reduce symptom severity and duration of the common cold in subjects who are prone to recurrent infections.[10]

What this all tells you is these probiotic strains have actually been tested in real situations and shown to be helpful in not only preventing colds and flus but, when someone got sick, they reduced the numbers of sick days taken – essentially the people taking these probiotic strains recovered faster.

Prevention is Better Than Cure

Don’t wait until you get sick this year, or assume there is nothing you can do about it. If you have a history of frequent colds and flus (or maybe you were one of the people who succumbed to that debilitating flu that did the rounds in Australia in 2017), don’t just pop to the pharmacy and grab any probiotic; be strategic and speak to your Naturopath or other healthcare Practitioner first, and ask them how best to improve your immune surveillance with probiotic strains proven to enhance immunity.

You can also help support yourself by managing your stress levels (stress depletes your immune system), eating plenty of colourful vegetables and fruits, nuts and seeds (to improve your overall nutritional status – more on that in an upcoming blog post), and look after your gut health – remember, the gut is where much of your immune system is located. Take practical steps now to reduce the likelihood of you getting sick this winter, and enjoy the colder months healthy and well.

 

* CFU means ‘colony forming units’ and is what tells you these were live bacteria. Either CFU or ‘live bacteria’ are important things to look for on a probiotic label so you know the product contains viable organisms. Also – the specific strain must be listed on the label – if it is missing then don’t use the probiotic…you don’t know what it is!

References

[1] Gill HS. Probiotics to enhance anti-infective defences in the gastrointestinal tract. Best Practice and Research Clinical Gastroenterology. 2003;17(5):755-773.

[2] Lebeer S, Vanderleyden J, De Keersmaecker SC. Host interactions of probiotic bacterial surface molecules: comparison with commensals and pathogens. Nature Reviews Microbiology. 2010;8:171-184.

[3] Harata G, He F, Hiruta N, Kawase M, Kubota A, Hiramatsu M, et al. Intranasal administration of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG protects mice from H1N1 influenza virus infection by regulating respiratory immune responses. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2010;50:597-602.

[4] Rask C, Adlerberth I, Berggren A, Ahren IL, Wold AE. Differential effect on cell-mediated immunity in human volunteers after intake of different lactobacilli. Clinical and Experimental Immunology. 2013;172(2):321-32.

[5] Rask C, Adlerberth I, Berggren A, Ahren IL, Wold AE. Differential effect on cell-mediated immunity in human volunteers after intake of different lactobacilli. Clinical and Experimental Immunology 2013;172(2):321-32.

[6] Leonard P, Sur S. Interleukin-12: potential role in asthma therapy. BioDrugs. 2003;17(1):1-7.

[7] Lavasani S, Dzhambazov B, Nouri M, Kak F, Buske S, Molin G, et al. A novel probiotic mixture exerts a therapeutic effect on experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis mediated by IL-10 producing regulatory T cells. PLoS ONE. 2010;5(2):e9009.

[8] Feleszko W, Jaworska J, Rha RD, Steinhausen S, Avagyan A, Jaudszus A, et al. Probiotic-induced suppression of allergic sensitization and airway inflammation is associated with an increase of Tregulatory-dependent mechanisms in a murine model of asthma. Clin Exp Allergy. 2007;37(4):498-505.

[9] Berggren A, Lazou A, Larsson N, Onning G. Randomised, double-blind and placebo-controlled study using new probiotic lactobacilli for strengthening the body immune defence against viral infections. Eur J Nutr. 2011;50(3):203-210.

[10] Busch R, Gruenwald J, Dudek S. Randomised, double blind and placebo controlled study using a combination of two probiotic lactobacilli to alleviate symptoms and frequency of common cold. Food and Nutrition Sciences. 2013;4:13-20.

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