DR. NATASHA TURNER
Ketosis, Hormones & Women’s Health
The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
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About Dr. Natasha Turner ND
Dr. Natasha Turner ND a New York Times bestselling author and one of North America’s leading naturopathic doctors, a sought-after speaker, natural health expert and the founder of Clear Medicine Wellness Boutique in Toronto.
Awards & Recognition
In 2014 Dr. Turner was recognized by her professional organization as a leader in her field and in 2016 was awarded the top spot on a list of North America’s Most Innovative Health Experts.
Dr. Natasha Turner’s work has been endorsed by New York Times bestselling authors, Suzanne Somers, Dr. William Davis, and Dr. Christine Northrup, as well as Dr. Mache Seibel faculty member, Harvard Medical School and bestselling author of The Estrogen Window.
Wellness Vision of Dr. Natasha Turner
Bright, energetic and practicing what she preaches, Dr. Natasha’s goal is to inspire others to make positive lifestyle choices in order to enjoy healthier lives. Her passion for promoting wellness, fitness and integrated medicine makes her a sought-after speaker for corporations, the public and the education of other medical professionals.
Hormone Health Advocate & Public Wellness Educator
Passionate about empowering as many people as possible, Dr. Turner has been committed to sharing her invaluable health knowledge and nutritional tips as far and wide as she can. In this effort, she has appeared on The Dr. Oz Show nine times, is a regular guest on The Marilyn Denis Show, and contributes to various magazines, radio and television programs as a natural health expert and a regular columnist to Vitalize Magazine.
Dr. Natasha Turner’s Bestselling Books
Dr. Turner ND’s first book, The Hormone Diet, became a #1 bestseller within one week of its release in the spring of 2009 and was the top selling health book in Canada for that year. The book is based on her successful clinical approach for creating hormonal balance to gain strength, lose fat and live younger longer. Her second book, The Supercharged Hormone Diet, an accelerated 30 day plan to restore your metabolism and look younger longer, became a #1 national bestseller on its first day of release in March 2011. Upon its USA release in November 2011 it became a New York Times bestseller. Her third book, The Carb Sensitivity Program: Discover Which Carbs Will Curb Your Cravings, Control Your Appetite and Banish Belly Fat made the bestseller list the first week of its release in March 2012. In December 2016, Dr. Turner ND released her fourth book The Hormone Boost, which became a #1 bestseller as well. It is a simple and effective wellness plan that harnesses the power of the six hormones linked to weight loss, strength, and energy.
The Hormone Diet lays out a foolproof plan to balance your life, one hormone at a time.
Along with advice for weight loss, Dr. Natasha Turner provides recommendations for anti-inflammatory detox, nutritional supplements, exercise, sleep, stress management, toxin-free skin care, and natural hormone replacement combined with a diet plan—all incorporated into a 3-step wellness program focused on the essentials of hormone balance for lasting health.
Many of us experience signs and symptoms of hormonal imbalance every day. Do you have trouble dragging yourself out of bed in the morning? Ever have an uncontrollable sugar craving at 3 p.m.? Chronic headaches? Lack of energy? Do you get stressed just sitting in your office? Our bodies are wired to send us signals when something isn’t right, but often we’re too busy to hear them. Compound ing the problem is a lack of understanding about the consequences if these symptoms are left unaddressed. Without hormonal balances, we are more likely to succumb to many diseases and illnesses. (Amazon book description)
Supercharged Hormone Diet: A 30-Day Accelerated Plan to Lose Weight, Restore Metabolism & Feel Younger Longer
Bestselling author and naturopathic doctor Natasha Turner returns with a follow-up to her phenomenal #1 bestselling first book. An instant bestseller, The Supercharged Hormone Diet gives us the information we need to get our hormones back on track — in thirty days flat. The Hormone Diet taught us the ins and outs of how and why our hormones play the biggest part in our weight-loss woes — a valuable resource and diet guide to our hormones and how they affect our health. US News listed The Supercharged Hormone Diet 32nd on the Best Overall Diets overall.
The Carb Sensitivity Program: Discover Which Carbs Will Curb Your Cravings, Control Your Appetite, and Banish Belly Fat
A no-carb diet may lead to weight loss—at first—but ultimately this approach fails for most people. Why? Because it’s not sustainable, and since nothing has been done to improve carb tolerance, once carbs are introduced people experience bloating, cravings, and rebound weight gain, plus another 5 to 10 pounds. The vast majority of us have different degrees of sensitivity to carbohydrates without realizing it. For some people, healthy carbs such as carrots, black beans, and quinoa are what’s making them fat! The Carb Sensitivity Program by Natasha Turner, ND is more than a diet. It’s a personalized carb rehab plan that helps readers identify the types of carbs that work best with their bodies, remove the ones they’re sensitive to, and repair their metabolisms so they can safely eat those carbs again. The result: more energy, better health, and a slimmer body—for life. (Amazon book description)
When it comes to metabolism, energy, immunity, memory, mood, and strength, who doesn’t need a boost now and then? The Hormone Boost/The Hormone Fix represents a breakthrough by offering, for the first time, a weight loss and wellness solution that focuses on a combination of six specific hormones.
Unlike the methods shared in Dr. Turner ND’s previous books, which focused on identifying and solving hormonal imbalances, this groundbreaking and proven plan suits everyone–not just those experiencing symptoms of hormone disruption–by optimizing what’s right rather than correcting what’s wrong.
Articles by Dr. Natasha Turner
The Marilyn Denis Show
November 20, 2019
Dr. Natasha Turner’s take on the keto diet trend
Article by Natasha Turner, ND in Posted in Vitality Magazine on January 18, 2019
Tips and modifications to make a plant-based diet work for you
Article by Natasha Turner, ND in Posted in Vitality Magazine on June 12, 2019
The Marilyn Denis Show
September 18, 2019
The Marilyn Denis Show
August 14, 2019
A New Year’s Prescription for a Slimmer, Healthier You
Article by Natasha Turner, ND in Chatelaine, Updated Jun 10, 2016
Follow this daily schedule and you’ll be on your way to more effective exercise, a healthier diet and better sleep.
Article by Natasha Turner, ND in Chatelaine, Updated Aug 15, 2018
Natasha Turner looks at breast health research and what it means for you.
Article by Natasha Turner, ND in Chatelaine, Updated Sep 12, 2018
Common health conditions like chronic inflammation, low serotonin or high cortisol levels can make it tough to shed pounds.
Article by Natasha Turner, ND in Chatelaine, Updated Jun 17, 2016
Did you know that it might help migraines, lighten your PMS and keep diabetes at bay?
Article by Natasha Turner, ND in Chatelaine, Updated Oct 10, 2018
Fish oils are a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, which can help with memory, heart health and so much more.
Article by Natasha Turner, ND in Chatelaine, Updated May 7, 2018
While we all know they feel great, orgasms can also help you sleep better and even be more social.
Article by Natasha Turner, ND in Chatelaine, Updated May 24, 2016
Winter skin doesn’t have to be dull and flaky. Get Natasha Turner’s tips for healing your winter skin the healthiest way.
Article by Natasha Turner, ND in Chatelaine, Updated Dec 23, 2014
Lifeless hair, dull skin and wrinkles can be helped by improving your health. Learn the eight major hormones that can impact your appearance
Article by Natasha Turner, ND in Chatelaine, Updated Oct 9, 2018
Fish oils are a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, which can help with memory, heart health and so much more.
Article by Natasha Turner, ND in Posted in Vitality Magazine on February 23, 2017
Vitamin B, St. John’s Wort, and natural sunlight are some of the ways to boost your mood.
Article by Natasha Turner, ND in Chatelaine, Updated Dec 18, 2018
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