Health & Nutrition, Lifestyle

The Grocery List – my ABSOLUTE essentials!

A question I have been asked oh so often; What's on your shopping list? At the beginning, when I started down this path of holistic nutrition, I would spend a FORTUNE on groceries. I would find an awesome recipe and then shoot straight out to the grocery store to buy all the ingredients. I think… Continue reading The Grocery List – my ABSOLUTE essentials!

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Pre and Post Workout Food Habits

Its a jungle out there when it comes to finding information on how to eat before and after a workout. So many sites, saying so many different things. Some of the time the information is conflicting and downright confusing. I'm not completely qualified yet in Sports Nutrition, however I have the basics, and personally I… Continue reading Pre and Post Workout Food Habits

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New Year, New Body, New You!

Ok, its 2017, we have a long list of resolutions and don't know where to start?! I bet somewhere on your list is weight loss, get fit, or even 'be more healthy' (this was a cute one I got from one of my beautiful friends). Now, how many of you have now been on a… Continue reading New Year, New Body, New You!

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My ULTIMATE morning routine

This is a question I get asked quite often; What's your morning routine? There is no right or wrong way to wake up and go about your day, its totally upto you. However there is an ideal way to start it right, to ensure you get the most out your beautiful day. I firmly believe… Continue reading My ULTIMATE morning routine

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Natural isn’t Natural

Natural isn't natural?! I bet you are thinking what the heck is she talking about? All through growing up and into my adult years I always believed that buying something that said "natural" on it meant it was healthy and good for me. I never felt like I needed to read the label or research… Continue reading Natural isn’t Natural

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Goodbye hangovers from hell!

I just love a night out with my friends! Nothing beats hanging out with the people you love the most. Boozing, lots of laughing, maybe a few delicious snacks....it really is so fun!  Until BAM!! Here comes the hangover from hell!   Head is pounding, stomach is inside out and you would rather the ground… Continue reading Goodbye hangovers from hell!

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My name is Natalie, and I am an ADDICT!

That's right, you heard me, I am an addict. Addicted to SUGAR! The sweet taste, enticing aroma, in its many forms, it all has me drooling and day dreaming for my next fix.  (In this article I am referring to added sugars, not the natural sugars found in fruits, veggies and wholegrains) How can we… Continue reading My name is Natalie, and I am an ADDICT!

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The Gutter – Why fiber is important!

The Gut. One of the most important systems in your body! Seriously, its referred to by a lot of practitioners as our 'Second Brain'. SO much of what you need to nourish your being, comes from what you put into your mouth. Your nervous system, immune system, endocrine system (glands & hormones), reproductive system, respiratory… Continue reading The Gutter – Why fiber is important!

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Simple Steps to Getting Your Health On…

Needing easy ways to get motivated? Need a little push to get your bum off the couch? Well look no further!! I have put together a few tips and tricks to help get you started on reaching optimal health!! From what to buy to which documentaries to watch. There's no effort, just a quick read and… Continue reading Simple Steps to Getting Your Health On…

Health & Nutrition, Lifestyle

Everyone needs a VICE

After being at the Alive Academy since September (Update: I am now a qualified nutritionist!!), I have noticed there are a lot of people studying nutrition, who are a little pushy and judgmental on people who take a 'break' from being healthy, eat something a on the naughty list, or even sit on the couch the… Continue reading Everyone needs a VICE