Susie Burrell

‘your food, your body, your life’

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Nutrients Aussie women are not getting of.

Nutrients Aussie women are not getting 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 nutritional...

How to get the right mix of meat, chicken and fish into your weekly meal plan.

How to get the right mix of meat, chicken and fish into your weekly meal plan. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal. Any mother or the chief cook will be familiar with the rather painful question of what’s for dinner? And while we often hear of the...

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...
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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What To Feed Your Teen At Exam Time

What To Feed Your Teen At Exam Time

What To Feed Your Teen At Exam Time This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal Salmon. With exams front of mind for thousands of Aussie teens (and their families) who are about to complete their final year of school, there is no better time to focus on...

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October 8th is World Salmon Day

October 8th is World Salmon Day

Switch it up for salmon This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal Salmon. This Thursday, October 8th is World Salmon Day! A day dedicated to talking about all things super salmon, and the nutrients it offers which takes it to the top of the superfood list. It...

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Eating to reduce inflammation

Eating to reduce inflammation

Eating to reduce inflammation. It is becoming more common for clients to ask for an ‘anti-inflammatory’ diet - a diet that is proposed to help a range of short term and chronic health ailments including fatty liver, joint pain, psoriasis, insulin resistance, PCOS and...

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Study Superfoods

Study Superfoods

Study Superfoods This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. With the final school exams quickly approaching, hundreds of thousands of Aussie students are counting down to the end of school, for good. Before the final end however are some pretty...

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Which nuts and seeds for what?

Which nuts and seeds for what?

This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Mayver’s. Which nut and seed for what? Chances are you know what nuts and seeds are good for us - packed full of good fats, proteins and a range of essential nutrients including zinc, magnesium and Vitamin E, including a...

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Switch it for salmon and boost your nutrition.

Switch it for salmon and boost your nutrition.

Switch it for salmon and boost your nutrition. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal Salmon. Can you remember what you cooked for dinner last week? For those juggling the demands of work, family and of course the impacts of COVID, now more than ever the...

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Spring into action!

Spring into action!

Spring into action!  The arrival of Spring is a subtle reminder that Summer aka known as bikini/beach/boardie season is a mere 12 weeks away. So if the extra Winter kilos have suddenly become apparent it is time to take action to get your body back into tip top shape...

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Weight loss foods for Spring

Weight loss foods for Spring

Weight loss foods for Spring Spring has finally arrived and for many of us the warmer weather is a stark reminder of the need to bare flesh very soon. So if you have gained a few kilos over the last few months, here are the key foods to base your diet around to get...

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Are bananas just sugar?

Are bananas just sugar?

Are bananas just sugar? This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. A headline recently graced the front page of several websites claiming that eating a banana was the equivalent of consuming 6 teaspoons of pure sugar. It was stated by experts...

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Good Mood Food

Good Mood Food

This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Mayver’s. Good Mood Food This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Mayver’s. With everything that is going on in the world at the moment you could be forgiven for feeling a little low. The days are cold and short, our day...

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Are you feeding your kids too much?

Are you feeding your kids too much?

Are you feeding your kids too much? Australian children and teens are not an overly healthy bunch. Data suggests that at least 1 in 4 has significant weight issues and they are eating far too much, and too much junk food. In fact, up to 30% of the calories our...

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The 5 easy ways to improve your diet right now.

The 5 easy ways to improve your diet right now.

The 5 easy ways to improve your diet right now. Every day we are inundated with diet tips and tricks yet few if any of these are practical or sustainable. So if you do not have the time, energy or interest in following strict diets or jumping on board with the latest...

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Keep an eye on your Vitamin D this Winter.

Keep an eye on your Vitamin D this Winter.

Keeping an eye on your Vitamin D this Winter. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal Salmon. As we near the middle of Winter, you could be forgiven for feeling less than your best. It is pretty chilly out, the days are short and with plenty of us spending...

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Meal prep ideas for your return to the office

Meal prep ideas for your return to the office

Meal Prep Ideas for your return to the office This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. There are pros and cons that come with working from home. On the pro side there is no commute eating into precious time each day, however a big con for many...

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How to lose weight the right way this Winter

How to lose weight the right way this Winter

How to lose weight the right way 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, especially post COVID. So if you would prefer to take control now and use the...

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