Author Archives: Susie Burrell

4 tips for healthier baking


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Mayver’s. How to bake healthier treats at home. A quick scan of any social media and you are likely to see a number of scrumptious looking, home baked treats, cakes and balls. Generally these tempting delights are also referred to as ‘healthy’ – healthier alternatives to the […]

The most common foods we overeat at work.


The most common foods we overeat at work. The office environment is notorious for weight gain. Not only does an office based job see us spending hours and hours a day sitting, but it is also an opportunity for plenty of eating, and eating foods that are particularly conducive to weight gain. Since we also […]

How to meal prep your way into 2020.


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. How to meal prep your way into 2020. A New Year means a fresh new start and for many of us this translates into a number of health and fitness resolutions, including preparing more meals at home. Taking control of your nutrition and enjoying more […]

Lunches for weight loss.


Lunches for weight loss. We are often told about the mistakes we are making with our diet and nutrition choices but less frequently are we given any real direction on what we should actually be eating in order to achieve the weight loss results we are looking for. Lunch is a classic example of this […]

Making The Right Drink Choice For You.


Making The Right Drink Choice For You. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by BWS.  At this time of year there are plenty of social occasions and celebrations to attend – New Year’s parties, holiday BBQ’s and long, lazy lunches to enjoy before the year really kicks off. Lots of these events and occasions will […]

The real secret to weight loss success


The real secret to weight loss success. At this time of year there is always plenty of info talking about diets – what is the best diet to follow? Why are diets bad for us? And of course plenty of diets and weight loss aids available for purchase. Far less frequently mentioned are the factors […]

The fad diets that do work.


The fad diets that do work. Another day, another diet or so it seems in a world in which diet headlines are guaranteed to draw the interest of plenty of eager readers. Fad diets, or those which are enormously popular for relatively short periods of time come and go, The Cabbage Soup Diet, Israeli Army […]

What overeating at Christmas does to your body.


What overeating at Christmas does to your body. No matter how strict you are with your diet during the week, or even on weekends, chances are that all bets are off when it comes to what you eat on Christmas Day. Turkey with all the trimmings – bring it on. Pudding? Of course! A mandatory […]

Keeping Kids Healthy Over The Holidays.


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. Keeping Kids Healthy Over The Holidays. School holidays are near and for busy parents this means that there are many hours of kids entertainment required. With an abundance of food around, it can also be a time when our kids are not so healthy, munching […]

How to make your salad healthier.


Where your salad is going wrong. Chances are, if you are making a ‘healthy’ salad lunch choice today you are already feeling virtuous. How could there be anything wrong with the container of leaves, tuna and dressing? The interesting thing is that both the physiological impact of eating a salad, and the psychology of doing […]

Just because it is vegan doesn’t make it healthy!


It’s not the same thing…..the truth about plant based foods If you have not tuned in yourself, chances are you have come across someone in recent weeks who has an opinion on the latest Netflix food special, Game Changers – a documentary detailing the health and environmental benefits associated with a 100% plant based, vegan […]

Drinking for gut health


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by BellyUp. Drinking for gut health. In the world of nutrition, gut health is where it is at – foods, supplements and diets that can help to build a healthier gut and keep it there with gut health being associated with disease prevention, weight control and everything in […]