Natalie is a holistic dietitian and nutritionist, author, podcaster, speaker and fitness instructor. She is part of the practitioner support team at one of Australia's leading providers of therapeutic supplements and runs Health By Whole Foods, a nutritional consulting business with a clinical focus on thyroid dysfunction, HPA axis dysregulation (or “adrenal fatigue”), and gut health. Nat is passionate about helping women build a healthy relationship with food and their body; she achieves lasting results for her clients using whole food nutrition, functional medicine and holistic lifestyle advice. You can catch her fortnightly on The Holistic Nutritionists Podcast, with fun and quirky interviews that aim to dispel nutrition myths and guide listeners on a balanced approach to health. Her eBook, Healing Digestive Discomfort, is an industry-leading guide with accessible guidance for anybody looking to start improving their gut health.
In modern society we are spending less and less time in nature, so what is the science saying about the validity of prescribing nature-time, or "forest bathing" to our clients?
Fluoride is primarily known for its effect in strengthening the enamel. However, despite this mechanism of action, tooth decay is still considered to be a significant problem in Australia and one that water fluoridation has obviously not resolved.