Susie Burrell

‘your food, your body, your life’

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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...

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...

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...

Superfoods for kids – the foods they need to boost their nutrition

Superfoods for kids - the foods they need to boost their nutrition This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Mayver’s. In a country blessed with the availability of amazing fresh food, our kids are pretty lucky. In saying that, surprisingly Aussie kids are not an...

Getting the school lunchboxes right.

Another January almost over and with it the need for many parents to think about what they can pack in the school lunchbox to strike a balance between good nutrition and a lunchbox filled with foods kids will actually eat. So here are some simple tricks and tips to...

Healthy back to school/work snacks to keep the kids happy and your New Year’s resolutions in check

This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. The end of school holidays is near which means we need to get organised for the busy work week ahead. With healthy eating a goal for many of us, planning plays a big role in helping to ensure we are...

Can Macca’s ever be healthy?

Recently it came to my attention that my almost 5 year old twins have been eating fast food, specifically McDonalds, far more frequently than their dietitian mother would like. When their father was questioned about this, his nonchalant reply was but I choose the...

No need to feel guilty about indulging in prawns these holidays

No need to feel guilty about indulging in prawns these holidays Sponsored by Tropic Co - The Aussie Prawn. At this time of year there is plenty of nutrition advice around telling us all about the calories in our favourite holiday foods, and what we should be avoiding...

How to build a healthy entertaining platter

How to build a healthy entertaining platter This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal. If you spend any time on Instagram chances are you would have noticed the growing interest in beautiful entertaining platters - not only are these platters chock full of...

How to effectively shop healthy for a large family

How to effectively shop healthy for a large family This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. While there’s plenty nutrition information available for individuals, there is far less that’s family friendly. When you need to consider the food...
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
Getting the school lunchboxes right.

Getting the school lunchboxes right.

Another January almost over and with it the need for many parents to think about what they can pack in the school lunchbox to strike a balance between good nutrition and a lunchbox filled with foods kids will actually eat. So here are some simple tricks and tips to...

read more
Can Macca’s ever be healthy?

Can Macca’s ever be healthy?

Recently it came to my attention that my almost 5 year old twins have been eating fast food, specifically McDonalds, far more frequently than their dietitian mother would like. When their father was questioned about this, his nonchalant reply was but I choose the...

read more
How to build a healthy entertaining platter

How to build a healthy entertaining platter

How to build a healthy entertaining platter This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal. If you spend any time on Instagram chances are you would have noticed the growing interest in beautiful entertaining platters - not only are these platters chock full of...

read more
How to effectively shop healthy for a large family

How to effectively shop healthy for a large family

How to effectively shop healthy for a large family This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. While there’s plenty nutrition information available for individuals, there is far less that’s family friendly. When you need to consider the food...

read more
Kefir – what you need to know

Kefir – what you need to know

Kefir - what you need to know This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Table of Plenty. If there is one area of nutritional science that has exploded in the past few years, it would have to be gut health and more specifically the foods known to help and hinder it....

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The Power of Dietary Fibre

The Power of Dietary Fibre

The power of dietary fibre. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Mayver’s. In recent years there are few areas of nutrition that have received the attention that gut health has. And while there are plenty of supplements, drinks and bars that you can add into...

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What will you find in the new Lean Cuisine range?

What will you find in the new Lean Cuisine range?

This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Lean Cuisine. What will you find in the new Lean Cuisine range? Lean Cuisine has been a well-recognised frozen meal brand in Australia for decades. Synonymous with healthy eating and calorie control, over the past 18 months...

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Why salmon is a better choice than tuna

Why salmon is a better choice than tuna

Why salmon is a better choice than tuna. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal Salmon. Whether it is enjoyed on a sandwich; with brown rice or in a salad, tuna is a popular lunch choice. Known for its high protein content, tuna is especially popular on...

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How many calories do you need?

How many calories do you need?

How many calories do you need? Many of us know that we eat calories, and we know that we burn them off when we exercise yet knowing exactly how many calories we need each day can be a complicated calculation. In saying that, having some knowledge about your daily...

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The fats we don’t get enough of.

The fats we don’t get enough of.

The fats we do not get enough of. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Mayver’s. If you take some time to consider what you ate yesterday, and more specifically ran through a checklist in your head of how many good fats made their way into your diet - nuts,...

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How to get kids to eat more fish.

How to get kids to eat more fish.

How to get your kids to eat more fish. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal Salmon. With recent data from the Tassal Switch up your Diet Report showing that just 25% of Aussies eat two or more serves of fish each week and 9 out of 10 Aussie parents...

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Simple food swaps to 1/2 your calories

Simple food swaps to 1/2 your calories

Simple food swaps to 1/2 your calories While we generally seek out major dietary changes in an attempt to drop the kilos quickly, much can be said for adopting small dietary changes that can be maintained long term for big results. Not only do these types of changes...

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The Power of Magnesium

The Power of Magnesium

The Power of Magnesium This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. Bananas are known as a nutrient rich superfood - packed full of Vitamin B, dietary fibre and potassium, bananas are frequently referred to as ‘natures energy food’. One nutrient...

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