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Natalie Bourke

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Natalie Bourke

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.

Jul 08, 2021

Nutritionist and Dietician Natalie Douglas returns to FX Medicine to discuss the strategies she uses in her own clinical practice to treat thyroid patients.

May 20, 2021

Nutritionist and Dietician Natalie Douglas takes us through using pathology to help identify and treat thyroid dysfunction and Hashimoto’s disease.


Jan 16, 2019

Today, we're joined by Natalie Douglas to dive into the clinical pros and cons of intermittent fasting..

Nov 16, 2018

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?

Sep 05, 2018

We are joined by holistic dietician and nutritionist, Natalie Bourke who takes us through her professional and personal expertise on eating disorders.

Mar 21, 2018

Today Natalie shares the virtues of CrossFit, how to adequately fuel to meet the physical demands of CrossFit and how to mitigate risks associated with such high-intensity, and varied exercise.

Oct 09, 2017

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.