Using Food as Hormonal Medicine - Part 1 of 2

Hello hormone warriors, or those stuck in a little hormone rut - this blog post is for you! We are about to take a dive into unpacking how we can use food as the ultimate hormone puppeteer. Yes you read that correctly: your kitchen may just hold the secret to harmonising your hormones. Now I know what you may be thinking, “I’ve heard about this before, how can a carrot really balance my hormones? Can mushrooms really work their magic on oestrogen levels?”. And the answer is, yes, they absolutely can! We are about to challenge conventional wisdom and dive down the rabbit hole of hormone-balancing cuisine. 

Nurturing Your Thyroid with Nutrients | Foraged For You

Our precious thyroid - possibly more precious than many realise! So, we are excited to delve into this critical topic with you via an interesting read into the realm of thyroid health as we uncover the importance of key nutrients that are vital for supporting and maintaining optimal thyroid function. The thyroid, often referred to as the “third ovary”, is a small but incredibly important gland that orchestrates a symphony of crucial metabolic processes within the body.

The Nutrient Showdown: Food-based Nutrients vs Synthetics Nutrients
Nutrition is a fascinating field that constantly evolves as new research emerges. One hot topic of debate is the comparison between food-based nutrients and synthetic nutrients. Are food-based nutrients truly superior, or do synthetic nutrients offer comparable benefits? In this blog post, we'll delve into the world of food-based nutrients, exploring concepts such as bioavailability, absorption, food synergy, and the role of fibre.
Harnessing the Superpowers of Camu Camu
In a world overflowing with superfoods, there's one tiny fruit that is redefining the buzz term "nutritional powerhouse", and that’s Camu Camu. Native to the Amazon rainforest, this vibrant fruit is gaining popularity for its remarkable vitamin C content and...
Vitamin D: Shining a Light on Fertility, Conception and Pregnancy

Welcome and get ready to uncover the fascinating connection between vitamin D (which by the way, is actually classed as a hormone!) and the dance of fertility, conception and pregnancy! In this blog post, we’ll delve into the importance of this essential vitamin and how it positively impacts health outcomes for both mum and bub. Prepare to discover some illuminating facts and how to optimise your vitamin D levels through a wholesome diet. So, grab your shades and join us as we explore the sunny side of reproductive health!

Iodine: An Important Nutrient During Pregnancy & Postpartum
As an individual trying to conceive, pregnant or a new mother, it's important to take care of ourselves to ensure we are providing the nutrients for not only us, but also our growing bubbas. We know that nutrient-dense foods are...
Chlorella: A Powerful Food for Pregnancy and Postpartum Health
Chlorella is a type of green algae that is widely used as a dietary supplement due to its rich nutrient content and associated health benefits. It is a rich source of vitamins, minerals,  protein, fibre and antioxidants. Below you will...
Beetroot Juice Powder: A Star Ingredient | Foraged For You
Beetroot is one of the most underrated vegetables. It is a nutrient powerhouse, full of nourishing vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fibre. Beetroot is well-established for its anti-inflammatory benefits and immune-boosting properties. It is also known for lowering blood pressure, improving...
Mealtimes Made Easy | Nutrient Dense Diet | Foraged For You
Feeding Kids Quick, Easy, and Nutritious Meals Are you tired of trying to make dinner for your kids, only to have them turn up their noses and ask for snacks instead? As a parent, I know how frustrating it can...
What Makes The Children’s Blend The Perfect Food For Kids
Support your family with the organic supplement formulated specifically for kids. Find out what makes The Children’s Blend so good for growing bodies.
How To Increase Your Milk Supply
If you are able to breastfeed, the experience can be a beautiful, bonding, powerful and helpful tool that allows you to positively support you and your bubbas physical, mental, emotional and immune system development. But… it can also be overwhelming, stressful, painful, and difficult - especially if your supply has dropped, if your milk isn’t coming in, or your baby requires more at varying stages of your journey. The good news is that with the right support, nutrition, and information, you can often increase your breast milk supply naturally.
Weaning Your Baby & How To Support You Both

Is your baby beginning to wean themselves from breastmilk, or, are you ready to wean your baby off breast milk? We all know that during pregnancy, nutrient-dense foods are a must. This is also true for the breastfeeding period, including when you’re weaning off your baby.

We often focus on the struggles of breastfeeding itself but weaning can be just as difficult, wreaking havoc on your hormones, and therefore leading to some unexpected and sometimes unpleasant symptoms and emotions! By ensuring you have the right nutrient support you can at least ease the transition for both you and your bub.

The Benefits Of Fermented Foods
If you’re trying to optimise your health and digestion, you’re probably curious about fermented foods. Over recent years, fermented food and drink have gone from widely unseen in western cooking to lining our grocery store shelves. Let’s break down what fermentation is, why it’s beneficial, and how you can incorporate fermented foods into what can and will be a nutrient dense foods diet!
The Benefits Of Liver - One Of Nature's Most Nutrient Dense Foods
What we eat and how we nourish ourselves is being cited as one of the most important fuels for our health today. Vitamins and minerals are essential components of our fuel that allow us to thrive, repair cells, eliminate toxins, build tissue, fight infection, grow and develop, maintain our nervous system, and more. When we understand that nourishment is essential in sustaining our health and allowing all systems to run smoothly, it encourages us to include the most nutrient-dense foods as possible in our diet.