Susie Burrell

‘your food, your body, your life’

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How to lose weight (instead of gain it) this winter

How to lose weight (instead of gain it) this winter The winter months are notorious for weight gain with long hours spent indoors eating and watching TV generally to blame for a few unwanted kilos. So if you would prefer to take control now and use the quieter months...

Some of the best lunch choices

Some of the best lunch choices Soup and a sandwich Not only will the vegetable bulk in the soup help to keep you full but the serve of carbs and protein via some egg, tuna or chicken on a sandwich or wrap will fill you for several hours. The key is to make sure the...

Easy food swaps to slash calories.

At times it seems that there is a complete fixation on what we should not be eating - we need to quit all sugar; ditch wheat and gluten completely; avoid all processed foods - the list of what we should not be enjoying goes on and on. While these dietary fads may be...

Could your hormones be impacting your weight?

Why am I not losing body fat? For any regular exerciser, the balance of exercise and diet required to support weight loss is generally well understood - eat fewer carbs and calories, get enough movement and cardio and add in some weights to change body composition and...

When is it too late to eat dinner?

When is it too late to eat dinner? You know the feeling all too well – it has been a frantic day, you have barely had time to use the bathroom let alone eat anything substantial and now it is 9pm, and you find yourself at home, tired and hungry.   As modern life...

How to get enough Omega-3 on a budget

How to get enough Omega-3 on a budget This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal. Let’s be honest, for many of us we do need to be budget conscious when shopping and planning family friendly meals. With protein based foods including fresh oily fish like Tassal...

Introducing my new podcast!

Welcome to The Nutrition Couch! For the longest time I have wanted to have a weekly nutrition podcast. I am an avid podcast listener, and my favourite podcasts are news based podcasts, episodes that chat about current events in real time. There is an art that...

It’s National Banana Day!

It’s National Banana Day! This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. With National Banana Day almost upon us, it seems like the perfect time to share some of my all-time favourite banana recipes! Bananas are regularly referred to as nature’s...

The best bread for your gut and why?

The best bread for your gut and why? This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Helga’s. With the bread and wrap section of the supermarket seeming to grow by the day, it can be challenging to work through all the different varieties on offer. As a dietitian, there...

How do you choose a healthy breakfast cereal?

How do you choose a healthy breakfast cereal? This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Table of Plenty. Opinions on breakfast cereal have changed significantly in recent years. People are much more aware of the sugar content of breakfast cereal, and there are now...
How to lose weight (instead of gain it) this winter

How to lose weight (instead of gain it) this winter

How to lose weight (instead of gain it) this winter The winter months are notorious for weight gain with long hours spent indoors eating and watching TV generally to blame for a few unwanted kilos. So if you would prefer to take control now and use the quieter months...

read more
Some of the best lunch choices

Some of the best lunch choices

Some of the best lunch choices Soup and a sandwich Not only will the vegetable bulk in the soup help to keep you full but the serve of carbs and protein via some egg, tuna or chicken on a sandwich or wrap will fill you for several hours. The key is to make sure the...

read more
Easy food swaps to slash calories.

Easy food swaps to slash calories.

At times it seems that there is a complete fixation on what we should not be eating - we need to quit all sugar; ditch wheat and gluten completely; avoid all processed foods - the list of what we should not be enjoying goes on and on. While these dietary fads may be...

read more
Could your hormones be impacting your weight?

Could your hormones be impacting your weight?

Why am I not losing body fat? For any regular exerciser, the balance of exercise and diet required to support weight loss is generally well understood - eat fewer carbs and calories, get enough movement and cardio and add in some weights to change body composition and...

read more
When is it too late to eat dinner?

When is it too late to eat dinner?

When is it too late to eat dinner? You know the feeling all too well – it has been a frantic day, you have barely had time to use the bathroom let alone eat anything substantial and now it is 9pm, and you find yourself at home, tired and hungry.   As modern life...

read more
How to get enough Omega-3 on a budget

How to get enough Omega-3 on a budget

How to get enough Omega-3 on a budget This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal. Let’s be honest, for many of us we do need to be budget conscious when shopping and planning family friendly meals. With protein based foods including fresh oily fish like Tassal...

read more
Introducing my new podcast!

Introducing my new podcast!

Welcome to The Nutrition Couch! For the longest time I have wanted to have a weekly nutrition podcast. I am an avid podcast listener, and my favourite podcasts are news based podcasts, episodes that chat about current events in real time. There is an art that...

read more
It’s National Banana Day!

It’s National Banana Day!

It’s National Banana Day! This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. With National Banana Day almost upon us, it seems like the perfect time to share some of my all-time favourite banana recipes! Bananas are regularly referred to as nature’s...

read more
The best bread for your gut and why?

The best bread for your gut and why?

The best bread for your gut and why? This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Helga’s. With the bread and wrap section of the supermarket seeming to grow by the day, it can be challenging to work through all the different varieties on offer. As a dietitian, there...

read more
How do you choose a healthy breakfast cereal?

How do you choose a healthy breakfast cereal?

How do you choose a healthy breakfast cereal? This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Table of Plenty. Opinions on breakfast cereal have changed significantly in recent years. People are much more aware of the sugar content of breakfast cereal, and there are now...

read more
Platter swaps.

Platter swaps.

Platter swaps. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal. Easter - a special time for reflection, celebration and relaxation and a time when many a party platter will be put together. Whilst platters packed full of delicious food look gorgeous with their...

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Women’s Nutritional Requirements

Women’s Nutritional Requirements

Women’s Nutritional Requirements This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. It goes without saying that women have different nutritional requirements to men. More specifically, different nutritional requirements depending on different ages and...

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Sustainable Seafood Week 2021

Sustainable Seafood Week 2021

Sustainable Seafood Week 2021 This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal. Chances are if you are reading this you know that fish, and oily fish such as Tassal Atlantic salmon in particular, is an exceptionally healthy choice and most of us should be eating...

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Nutrients Aussie women are not getting enough of.

Nutrients Aussie women are not getting enough of.

 Nutrients Aussie women are not getting enough of. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Mayver’s. It may come as a surprise to hear that despite living in a country in which great quality food is readily available, Aussie women are still at risk of several...

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Which banana for what?

Which banana for what?

Which banana for what? This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. When you think of a banana, chances are you think of a regular yellow banana enjoyed as a nutritious snack on the run, chopped into cereal or your favourite smoothie, or tucked into...

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Are you really in ketosis?

Are you really in ketosis?

Are you really in ketosis? Chances are you know someone who is, or claims to be following a keto diet. The low carb approach to dieting that shifts energy metabolism from burning glucose as its primary fuel to instead breaking down fat stores into ketones and using...

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8 energy depleting foods

8 energy depleting foods

Energy depleting foods When we find ourselves tired and run down, grabbing a sugar hit or our favourite snack for a quick energy hit is a common habit. And while our favourite treats and sweet delights may seem to give us the energy we are looking for, in more cases...

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