Author Archives: Susie Burrell

The power of plants


This is a sponsored post Whether you choose to go meat free on Mondays; live as a flexitarian or are a full vegetarian or vegan, you are not alone. The interest in plant based diets has grown exponentially in recent years, as more and more evidence suggests there are numerous health benefits associated with diets […]

Why isn’t my diet working?


The real reasons your diet is not working We often hear that we are eating too much, or not enough. That the times we are eating are all wrong, or our macros are out of balance but in reality, the reasons I see my clients not achieving their weight loss goals are far more simple. […]

I didn’t stick to my diet


What should you do if you have ‘cheated’ on your diet? It is the most common statement that clients make on their way into the dietitian’s office – ‘Í have been bad’ aka I have not stuck to my diet plan. So is this really the end of the world? Do you have to stick […]

Introducing Bounce


Today is an exciting day on the blog because today I get to tell you about a brand new partnership I have been working on for quite a few months…….drumroll…… I am thrilled to share with you that I have come on board with the team at Bounce Australia as a brand ambassador. Bounce is […]

Healthy lunches


How to boost the nutrition in your lunch We often hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day – that it sets us up for a day of heathy eating; provides essential nutrients including fibre, vitamins and minerals and supports weight control. As we have this discussion though, let’s not forget about […]

Which bread should you choose? A bread review.


You may buy high fibre white for the family, mixed grain for you and then a treat of some good quality (but pricey) Sourdough on weekends. There is an ever growing range of bread and wraps in bakeries and supermarkets so which are the best and not so good choices nutritionally? Bread has been a dietary […]

The one super nutrient you are not getting enough of


Whenever we talk superfoods we instantly think of kale, berries and quinoa – all nutrient dense foods whose strong nutritional properties that give them the superfood label. Another superfood we frequently talk about is salmon, known for its huge omega 3 content in which a serve of fresh salmon will give an adult their entire […]

5 ways to eat less carbs….the right way


We hear much about cutting out sugar and carbs, and while the benefits of doing so are regularly preached by those committed to these dietary regimes, it appears that a number of health benefits are achieved by simply cutting back on carbs rather than cutting them out entirely. Recent research by Tuffs University published in […]

How do I know if I am dehydrated?


This is a sponsored post. 5 signs you are still not drinking enough Chances are at this time of year you are more likely to reach for a hot Latte than you are your water bottle but regardless of the lower temperatures the human body still needs plenty of fluid to keep hydrated and the […]

The SIRT diet


Another day, another diet, or so it seems and the SIRT food diet is the latest diet doing the rounds. And why wouldn’t it be popular, you get to eat chocolate. And drink wine. And eat spicy food. So is it all that it’s cracked up to be? Developers of the SIRT diet claim that […]

Colds and flu


This is a sponsored post. The temperatures are dropping and we now have at least 3 months of short and chilly days. It is also the time of year when colds and flu are thriving and our nutrition becomes even more important to ensure our immune system is at its best to fight off the […]

Why bananas are good for you.


This is a sponsored post. We know that Aussies love bananas. In fact, bananas are among the top selling fruits in Australia and the good news is that bananas do not only taste great but they are choc full of nutrition. When we take a closer look at one of our favourite fruits it becomes […]