Author Archives: Susie Burrell

How much sugar is your child drinking?


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Thermos. How much sugar is your child drinking? As the temperature heats up, so too does our need to drink enough fluid to keep hydrated. Hydration is particularly important for children, as they do not cool their bodies as efficiently as adults, and are less likely […]

The secrets of Summer hydration


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Zip Water. The secrets of Summer hydration Things are getting hot! And that means we need to start thinking about all things hydration. Not only do our fluid needs increase as the temperature soars but more time spent outdoors, especially if you are a keen exerciser means […]

The issue with high protein yoghurts for kids


The issue with high protein yoghurts for kids Yoghurt is a nutrient rich food – packed full of protein, magnesium, calcium and phosphorus, it is a great choice for growing children who need 2-3 serves of dairy each day in order to get the calcium they need for optimal bone development.  The growing range of […]

A banana a day keeps the heart doctor away. It’s World Heart Day


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. September 29th marks a very important day around the world – it’s World Heart Day, a day dedicated to making a promise to do what we can, no matter who we are, to help reduce the risk of developing heart disease. Heart disease is the […]

Can you eat as much fruit as you like?


How much fruit is too much? Mixed messages about sugar in recent years has caused some confusion about where fruit fits as part of a healthy diet. Some diets ban it altogether, while others remind us that naturally occurring sugars such as fructose (found naturally in fruit) and lactose (found naturally in dairy foods) are […]

5 reasons I love bananas for myself and for my clients!


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. As the world’s most popular fruit, there are plenty of things to love about bananas, especially in relation to the key nutritional benefits that they offer. So if you need one more reason to love bananas, here are the five reasons I love them so much, for myself and my clients! 1. Bananas […]

Is sushi really healthy?


Is sushi really healthy? One of the most common lunches my clients enjoy is sushi – now the description of ‘sushi’ can mean anything from a few California rolls to a full sashimi plate or even a Bento box. Just as all these foods are different so too is their nutritional profiles and while some […]

5 easy ways to stick to your diet


The easy ways to stick to your diet While many of us may have the goal of weight loss, far fewer of us are successful when it comes to losing a few kilos and keeping them off. The reasons for this are varied and complex – often life gets in the way; we are stressed, […]

How to be healthier at work


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Zip Water. How to be healthier at work With many of us spending at least 10 hours at work each day, and with much of that spent sitting, is it any wonder that many of us are feeling a little tired, lethargic and run down? So if […]

The most common foods we overeat


The foods we overeat Over many years of talking to clients and discussing their daily food habits it becomes apparent that there are is a small group of foods that many of us overeat regularly. While we may enjoy pizza or hot chips or a pasta meal occasionally these are not the foods we overeat […]