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Nikki Hurst

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Registered Holistic Nutritionist, certified in both plant-based & sports nutrition. Founder and primary educator of Veganomical Living | Contactable via hello@livekindly.co
Who Needs to Take Vitamin B12 Supplements?

Who Needs to Take Vitamin B12 Supplements?

Here's the dirt: vitamin B-12 is a very important micronutrient, essential for the metabolism of every cell in the entire body. This water-soluble vitamin is essential for the health of the entire nervous system and...
Win Dinner With This Protein-Packed Vegan Lentil Bolognese

Protein-Packed Vegan Lentil Bolognese

Bolognese is a rich ragu that simmers for hours to extract the flavours from the contents. Luckily, making a plant based version doesn’t require nearly as much time to get that bold flavour! The...

How to Make Vegan ‘Wheat Meat’ Chicken-Style Seitan

My favourite seitan recipe to-date: savoury, moist, easy to slice & TASTY! Kids, DO try this at home! When you make it yourself, you always know what’s going into your food, and subsequently, what’s...
Easy Vegan Cheesy Battered Cauliflower Bites

Easy Vegan Cheesy Battered Cauliflower Bites

Batter and bake. Seriously simple. This recipe is vegan and oil free as well as hella high in fibre, vitamin C, and potassium. Feel free to experiment with different spices, dipping sauces (optional) and even veggies. I...
Healthy Vegan Mushroom and Lentil Meatloaf

Healthy Vegan Mushroom and Lentil Meatloaf

Legume Loaves are always nutrient-dense, easy to make, and look good, however, they often lack moisture and structure. I’ve been experimenting a bit lately, and decided to take my usual lentil loaf to the...

A Sneak Peek As To What A Vegan Nutritionist Eats

This is the guide I give clients who are desperate to a) eat healthier and b) be able to do so in a simple manner. Make this your food mantra: “Eat <real> Food. Not Too...

9 Ways to Ensure Optimal Nutritional Wellness Pre-Pregnancy and Beyond

As a nutritionist, I have always enjoyed working with women pre-conception to postpartum to ensure their nutritional intake is optimal for reproductive wellness, guiding them on their journey toward parenthood and beyond. What's great...

How to Detox Your Body (Without Really Doing a Thing)

TOXIN:noun any poison produced by an organism, characterized by antigenicity in certain animals and high molecular weight, and including the bacterial toxins that are the causative agents of tetanus, diphtheria, etc., and such plant...

Radiate Health From the Inside Out | A Nutritionist’s Guide to Beauty

What is going on internally is usually reflected externally. When a person eats well, exercises, and practices natural personal hygiene, you can't help but notice that they have "that glow". Would you like to hop...

Skinny Bitch? (Yes, I am)

Skinny Bitch | #1 New York Times Bestseller | Authors: Rory Freedman & Kim Barnouin Skinny Bitch. This book claims, that if you live the Skinny Bitch lifestyle, you will, in fact, become a Skinny...

Quality or Quantity – What Matters More When It Comes To Getting Protein?

People are obsessed with protein. Protein powders, protein supplements, protein, protein, protein! Fact is, as an adult, you only really need between 8% - 10% of your calories to come from protein. That’s right,...

Friend or Faux? The Truth About Gluten

Have you seen South Park, Season 18, Episode 02? Well if you haven't, you should! This is where we all learn the following nutrition fact: GLUTEN MAKES YOUR DICK FLY OFF! Seriously. One of...

The Alkaline Diet – Fad or Fact?

You want to feel better. You’ve weaned off the sweets, booze, and all around lethargic behavior; however, you’re not really feeling all that … great. You start perusing the Internet for the latest diet...

Healthy Snack Options for Our Canine Fuzzy Friends

Many dog owners think that canned dog food and dry kibble are enough to meet the nutritional needs of our furry friends. While these foods do met the minimum nutrient requirements, adding fresh veggies...

Eat Yourself Healthy! The Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Science has discovered close connections between food, inflammation and various diseases. Eat yourself healthy. It's easier than you think! What causes inflammation?  Stress, lack of exercise, genetic predisposition, and exposure to toxins can all contribute...

Adult Acne! The Possible Culprits and Remedies

In your thirties and still getting pimples? This may be due to estrogen dominance: the improper estrogen-progesterone ratio of the blood, and something much too common in women’s lives today. This imbalance, which is common when...

The Yeast Beast and the Brain | Aiding Candida Through Nutrition

Did you know that over 70% over your immune system lives in your gut? Furthermore, if your digestive system is not working at an optimum level – the chances are, other body systems are...
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How To Support Your Thyroid with Nutrition

If you experience one or more of the following symptoms, you may be suffering from low thyroid function, or hypothyroidism: - General lethargy - Lack of motivation - Dry, brittle hair or hair loss - Low body temperature-...