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The Holistic Nutritionists Podcast

If a professional, polished, well-edited podcast is what you’re after then we are not for you! But if you love unfiltered banter, unedited bloopers and authentic heart sharing then we are your ladies. Oh, we also have the most practical tips on holistic health care too 😉 We are always taking podcast questions and topic suggestions so please send them to us at podcast@nataliekdouglas.com.
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May 9, 2017

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 of listening to your body

- Tips on building a healthy relationship with your body

and MUCH MORE!

Resources:

- Check out Caitlin here

Apr 18, 2017

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 blog on liver detoxification

- Our liver detox podcast

Apr 4, 2017

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 abundance of HA related posts

Healing Hypothalamic Amenorrhea eCourse

Healing Hypothalamic Amenorrhea eBook

Purchase/read about doTerra Essential Oils from Nat or Kate

Mar 21, 2017

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?

- Losing the post baby weight

 

Resources:

Kate's post on dealing with post natal depression

Order Kate's bookHolistic Nutrition: Eat Well, Train Smart & Be Kind to Your Body


Purchase Nat's eBookHealing Digestive Discomfort

 

Mar 7, 2017

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 and the idea that calories don't count at all?

- Our thoughts on the IIFYM diet

- The importance of meeting micronutrients for hormonal healing


Resources:

Calorie calculator option 1

Calorie counter option 2

Podcast on Thyroid Health

Blog Post: Six Steps to Determine If Your Thyroid Is Under Active and How to Get to The Underlying Cause

Order Kate's book- Holistic Nutrition: Eat Well, Train Smart & Be Kind to Your Body


Purchase Nat's eBook
- Healing Digestive Discomfort

 

 

Feb 21, 2017

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
Jan 31, 2017

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 little on her new book Healing Digestive Discomfort and how it can help you if you have gut issues.

 

Resources

Jan 17, 2017

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 are doing. Including the Pro's and Con's of going down the University path.
  • Updates on Kate's Healing Hypothalamic Amenorrhea Program
Jan 3, 2017

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 coming soon.

 

Resources mentioned:

  • The True Cost documentary
  • Louise Hay 'I can do it 2017 calendar'
  • Sign up for Kate's next round of Healing HA
  • Sign up to Nat's Newsletter to receive updates on latest e-book release, consultation services and Program releases
Dec 13, 2016

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 BOOK AS AN XMAS GIFT! X 

Resources:

  • Sign up to Nat's newsletter to be the first to hear about her new e-book coming out VERY soon: Healing Digestive Discomfort
  • Buy Kate's Book as the perfect Xmas gift, or just because!
Nov 29, 2016

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:

Nov 15, 2016

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:

Oct 25, 2016

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' to learn how to decrease toxic load on your body
The Environmental Working Group
Kate's recipe for making sardines part of your diet
Kate's awesome book that everyone should own

And also my special offer to you!

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I NEED YOU TO CONSIDER THIS...

Do you experience ongoing gut issues like bloating, irregular bowel habits, cramping or gas?

Do you feel burnt out or "tired all of the time"?

Do you struggle to lose, gain or maintain an ideal weight despite your best efforts?

Do you find yourself on an emotional roller-coaster every week and think your hormones are "out of whack"?

Do you feel drained from trying your best to build a healthy relationship with food...but keep returning to square one every time you slip up?

AND NOW THE BIGGIE - ARE YOU WAITING FOR A 'PERFECT TIME' TO START MAKING A CHANGE IN YOUR NUTRITION HABITS?

If you answered YES to one or all of the above questions then I have some GREAT news for you! My name is Nat, I'm a holistic dietitian and nutritionist, and my everyday passion is helping people just like you ACHIEVE the healthiest version of themselves. My mission in life is to get you FEELING YOUR BEST...and show you that it's possible to make a POSITIVE CHANGE at any time! Not on January 1st, not when you're feeling less stressed - RIGHT NOW.

I have found time and time again that I can help any client begin to achieve optimal results in as few as 3 personalized sessions. And with summer fast approaching, now is the PERFECT TIME to start putting in place new habits that lead to great results so you can enjoy the holiday season with energy, vitality and food freedom! 

So for a limited time only, in fact until November 30, I want to extend to you an offer that is too good to pass up. This will be available to both existing and new clients, but you must act quickly to secure the deal. With my schedule already booking up fast in advance, this is on a first-come first-served basis ("the early bird gets the worm")!

PURCHASE A 'MIND-BODY-LIFE SHIFT' BUNDLE DEAL OF 3 PERSONALIZED CONSULTATION SESSIONS AND RECEIVE THE 3RD VISIT ABSOLUTELY FREE - THAT IS A SAVING OF $75!

All of the juicy details are outlined below:

- New clients will receive an initial 60-90min consultation (where we unpack your full history) and 2x 30-45min follow-up consultations. The total value of this offer is $225 (inclusive of MIND-BODY-LIFE SHIFT discount).

- Existing clients will receive 3x 30-45min follow-up consultations. The total value of this offer is $150 (inclusive of MIND-BODY-LIFE SHIFT discount).

- New and existing clients must book in to see me AT LEAST ONCE before Christmas - the whole idea is to get you moving in a new positive direction ASAP!

- All 3 consultations must be claimed before April 1st 2017 - I need to know you are serious in making a PERMANENT SHIFT and seeing real results in your health journey. From experience I know the follow-up sessions are where we cover the real sticking points in helping you move forward :)

- I wholeheartedly believe that I can help anybody start making positive life changes after just our initial consultation. So for new clients I offer a 100% money-back, no-questions-asked guarantee after our initial consultation! Just as you will be 'trying me out', I need to know that you are genuine in your desire to start making different life choices and are willing to implement my professional advice.

- I personally handle every booking to ensure quality of service and will work with you to find a time that fits your schedule. Please allow up to 24-48hr for me to respond so I can ensure we find a mutual arrangement.

- Payment for the MIND-BODY-LIFE SHIFT bundle is required in full prior to your first consultation. Once we book in your appointment I will issue an invoice for payment.

- I offer either Skype or phone consults...so you can connect with me from anywhere at all! I regularly connect with clients from all over the globe, though I can only speak in English ;)

I am anticipating a very strong response to this campaign, and look forward to seeing you reach out and begin your personal MIND-BODY-LIFE SHIFT with my help now!

Oct 11, 2016

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

Sep 27, 2016

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 Mentioned 
- The Monash University Low FODMAP diet
- Headspace 

Sep 13, 2016

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 temperature
  • What can go wrong
  • What different patterns can tell you
  • Exciting news about Kate's Healing Hypothalamic Amenorrhea program almost being released!

Resources:

Books
- The Billings Method by Dr Evelyn Billings and Ann Westmore
- Garden of Fertility by Katie Singer
- Natural Fertility by Francesca Naish 

Apps
- Kindara
- Fertility Friend

Blog Posts
Be Your Own Health Detective with Temp Tracking by Kate Callaghan, The Holistic Nutritionist

Aug 30, 2016

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 of synthetic progesterone
- How to come off the pill
- Supplements and lifestyle tips to help you in this transition 

Aug 21, 2016

In this first episode Kate and Nat delve into the world of hypothalamic amenorrhea (HA). They let you in on their individual healing journeys and provide you with strategies to begin fixing your hormones, restoring fertility and building a healthy relationship with food and your body. 

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