Susie Burrell

‘your food, your body, your life’

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Eating to reduce inflammation

Eating to reduce inflammation This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Mayver’s. Inflammatory conditions are relatively common in modern life, with high cholesterol and blood pressure, high blood glucose levels, insulin resistance and PCOS, fatty liver and joint...

World Salmon Day 2021 – 6 Reasons to eat more Omega-3 rich Tassal salmon

World Salmon Day 2021 - 10 Reasons to eat more Omega-3 rich Tassal salmon This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal. Friday October 8th is World Salmon Day, a day dedicated to celebrating the nutritional superfood that is Atlantic Salmon and an opportunity to...

VLCD’s – What are they, and how I use them with my clients.

VLCD’s – What are they, and how I use them with my clients This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Bioslim. Very Low-Calorie Diets (VLCD) has been used clinically, to induce relatively fast weight loss for many years. VLCD’s are a form of diet where meals are...

Smart snacking when working at home

Smart snacking when working at home This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Mayver’s. For many of us who have again found ourselves Working at Home, snacking can be a much-welcomed break after a spending many hours in front of a computer screen. Being in close...

Easy ways to boost your families Omega-3 intake

Easy ways to boost your families Omega-3 intake This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal. We know that fewer than 20% of Aussies get anywhere near enough Omega-3’s in their diet, which means that many of us, including our kids stand to benefit from eating a...

How to eat pasta and not gain weight

How to eat pasta and not gain weight In Italy they eat it daily yet here in Australia it is closely associated with weight gain with many a diet banning it completely. So what is the go with pasta? Is it really that bad for us? Can one single food cause weight gain?...

Give your meal plan a freshen up this August

Give your meal plan a freshen up this August This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Table of Plenty. Hands up if you are bored with your food at home? You are not alone – with many of us eating at home a whole lot more than we are used to thanks to our friend who...

The Power of Pleasure

The Power of Pleasure How your food choices can be the ultimate indulgence This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Macadamias. Enjoying good food with friends and family is one of life’s simplest pleasures. Yet in modern life, in which meal times are...

Get the kids in the kitchen for Science Week – 14th August – 22nd August 2021

Get the kids in the kitchen for Science Week – 14th August – 22nd August 2021 This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Mayver’s. With many of us spending a whole lot more time at home than we are used to, we are also spending plenty of extra time in the kitchen....

5 ways you are sabotaging your diet in lockdown

5 ways you are sabotaging your diet in lockdown Even when we have the best of diet intentions it is common to hear weight loss clients report that they are frustrated that they are not getting the results on the scales they think they should be. So here are the most...
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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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