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Naturomama Podcast

Talking good food, good nutrition and good health aimed at helping your family to thrive

Episode 1: Introducing the Naturomama Podcast

Welcome to the first episode of the Naturomama Podcast! Find out more about Bec Talia - qualified naturopath and host.

Episode 2: Vegan and Plant Based Diets with Shannon Carlin

Shannon Carlin is a naturopath and all round awesome human being. We will be talking about vegan diets, nutrients to be aware of when changing to a vegan diet and some great plant based dinner options. Great listening for anyone considering a vegan lifestyle or who have family members that are.

Episode 3: Post Hormonal Birth Control Syndrome with Jessica Trethowan

I'll be talking to Jessica Trethowan, who is a naturopath with a special interest in hormonal imbalances, especially after being on hormonal contraception or "Post Hormonal Birth Control Syndrome".

Episode 4: Mindset and Goal Setting with Emily Cahill

Join the talented Emily Cahill, Naturopath and Registered Nurse amongst other things, and myself for our chat. We talk about mindset and goal setting and its importance in health and helping people find their why.

*This episode contains swearing*

Episode 5: Food As Medicine with Libby Shaw

Libby Shaw, a naturopath with a special interest in Ayuveda, women's health, fertility and food as medicine joins me to chat about food! In partcilular we will be chatting about food as medicine and how we can nourish our bodies. Sit down, relax and join our conversation.

*Please note: We do talk about herbs on this episode - please see your trained health practitioner to see if they are appropriate for you.*

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Episode 6: Craniosacral Therapy with Riina Kosonen

Riina Kosonen is a massage and craniosacral therapist who has been working in both the corporate massage world and in private practice. 
Riina adopts a holistic approach that not only focuses on the physical health but also mental and emotional health of the client. In her work, she uses remedial massage and craniosacral therapy as a tool to help clients overcome their health challenges and to live happier, healthier lives. 
She joins our chat today so we can talk all things craniosacral therapy.

Kick those shoes off and join our conversation to find out more!

Episode 7: Looking after yourself Post Partum with Alison Mitchell

Joining us today is Alison Mitchell. Alison is a naturopath who is in clinical practice in Western Sydney. She has a special interest in women's, digestive and skin health, and is a bit of a foodie. (Yay!) She also hosts a podcast called Guts and Girl bits. Find a comfy spot on the couch and settle in to join our chat about how to look after yourself post partum.

Episode 8: Dom from Eat Cannoli

This week joining the chat is Dom from Eat Cannoli - a Coeliac Australia approved cafe located in the north eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Dom's passion for producing quality food at his cafe for those with dietary restrictions and ensuring that eating out is inclusive to all is inspirational. Grab a seat, prepare to get hungry and join the conversation.

Episode 9: Food Intolerances with Rebecca Hughes

On the next episode...... Rebecca Hughes is a naturopath passionate about helping people with their skin concerns. Through her work supporting those with eczema and acne, she sees people with food intolerances frequently in her clinic and will be chatting to us today about different food intolerances and how they may affect the body. So grab a gluten, dairy, soy, egg free treat and join our chat!


On the next episode.... Tania is an integrative medical scientist who is passionate about health and has extensive experience in diagnostic pathology. She has specialised in integrative pathology testing and pathology result interpretation and now works alongside health professionals to help people whose "normal" does not feel normal. Join our conversation to find out when is being tired as a Mum is not ok and what things you should look out for. Pop on your slippers, wrap the dressing gown around you and listen in. 


On our next episode...... Pinky McKay, Australia's best known breast feeding expert and lactation consultant joins us on the episode to chat about infant sleep - the most holy of holy grails! Grab a drink, sit down and join me in being super excited to chat to Pinky McKay. 


On today's episode..... I'll be speaking to Kerstin Lindsay. Kerstin is a naturopath located on the Mornington Peninsula who works with a low light laser therapy. We have chat about low light laser therapy, pain reduction and tissue healing.  Pull up a chair, kick off your shoes and join our chat! 

Episode 13: Cystic Acne with Ashleigh Mythen

On the next episode.... 

Ashleigh Mythen, naturopath and podcaster, joins me for an in depth chat about cystic acne.  We talk about about Ashleigh’s own journey and she shares her knowledge about factors that may influence skin health, nutrients and mindset. Great listening for anyone who has struggled with skin concerns such as acne in the present or past.

Take a moment, pop on a face mask and join us for our conversation. 


On the next episode:

Jarrod Carter, naturopath and I sit down to have a converstaion about ways we can support men's mental health - a focus in the month of November.   We talk about the importance of a number of factors such as good sleep, exercise, gaming, good diet and gut function. 

Put on your yoga pants, relax and join our chat.


We do talk about herbs and nutrients on this episode - please see your trained health practitioner to see if they are appropriate for you or any medication you may be taking.

PLEASE NOTE: This episode speaks about supporting mental health in men. What we talk about is no substitute for qualified advice from a medical or healthcare professional. If you or someone you love needs help or if you have concerns about you or a loved one's mental health, we recommended you seek help from a healthcare or medical practitioner.

These numbers may be useful (for those in Australia):

Lifeline: 13 11 14

Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467

Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636


On the next episode........ Georgina Windebank is a naturopath passionate about sleep and after becoming a Mum herself, she works with families to help babies and toddlers get the sleep they need using gentle and holistic methods. We talk about pro-sleep foods and anti-sleep foods, factors that can disrupt sleep, the role nutrition plays and much more! Lie down, close those sleep deprived eyes (but dont fall asleep!!) and join our chat.


Welcome back to the Naturomama Podcast for 2020. We are starting the year off talking to Nellie Crocker, Naturopath from Sisu Botanicals. We chat about traditional herbalism and some more of Nellie’s passions – creating ritual in your life, plant-based nutrition and using a wholistic, multi-faceted approach to supporting mental health. Find a spot to relax, grab your favourite herbal tea and welcome back to the conversation. 


On the next episode....  I speak to the wonderful Jin, osteopath, western medical acupuncturist,  herbalist and psychosomatic therapist. We chat about emotions held in the body and finding your soul's purpose. Pull up a chair, put on your thinking cap and listen in on our conversation. 

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