• Product review of the week: Super Nudie Green Juice

    July 29, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Blog, Diet, Dietitian, Product review of the week, Products | No Comments
    Product review of the week: Super Nudie Green Juice

    Product Name: Super Nudie Green Juice Nutritionals (Per 250ml): 590kJ (140cal), 2.3g protein, <1g fat, 28.8g carbs, 24.6g sugars, 5g fibre, 27mg Vitamin C Pros: This juice contains No Added Sugar. Cons: With 88.4% fruit juice and just 6.6% veges, this juice is still predominately made of fruit which means it still contains a significant […]... more

  • My own battle with fatigue

    July 28, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Blog, Diet, Dietitian, Motivation, Susie burrell | 2 Comments
    My own battle with fatigue

    As a dietitian, one of the things you hate is admitting that you do not feel well. It is as if owning up to the fact that your own diet and lifestyle is not cutting it will completely erode any credibility in your own area of expertise. So, you press on, try and get more […]... more

  • Paleo

    July 28, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Blog, Diet, Dietitian, Susie burrell | No Comments
    Paleo

    For anyone who is a regular follower of my blogs, you would have started to realise that I get as excited about Paleo eating as I do any extreme / fad diet. But people love to talk about Paleo and I love to write what people are interested in. So, if you are one of […]... more

  • Product review of the week: Paul’s Zymil Low Fat Lactose Free Milk

    July 22, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Blog, Diet, Dietitian, Product review of the week, Products | No Comments
    Product review of the week: Paul’s Zymil Low Fat Lactose Free Milk

    Product Name: Paul’s Zymil Low Fat Lactose Free Milk Nutritionals (Per 250ml serve): 485kJ (116cal), 8.5g protein, 13g total carbs, 13g sugars, 3.3g total fat, 275mg calcium Pros: A low fat, lactose free milk that tastes like real milk. Cons: None I can find! Rating: 5 stars. Gold standard product for those needing lactose free […]... more

  • Should you quit Diet Coke: the pros and cons of diet soft drinks

    July 21, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Blog, Diet, Dietitian, Products, Susie burrell | No Comments
    Should you quit Diet Coke: the pros and cons of diet soft drinks

    If there is one nutrition topic that always generates much debate it about the role of diet soft drinks in the diet, and of particular interest is “Diet Coke” -(http://au.tv.yahoo.com/the-morning-show/video/-/watch/27008588/kicking-the-coke-habit/). Since “Diet Coke” was released almost 30 years ago, it has become the favourite carbonated beverage of many; a virtually calorie fee bubbly drink with […]... more

  • My Friday faves

    July 18, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Blog, Friday faves, Susie burrell | No Comments
    My Friday faves

    1. Winter Boots – Who doesn’t love the gorgeous Winter boots that are available in stores. 2. Bikram Yoga – Keep mixing it up and try new activities. This is mine. 3. Darikay Soups - http://www.darikay.com.au/ 4. Mercato e Cucina - http://mercatoecucina.com.au/ 5. Ocean Rise Smoked Oysters – Available at Aldi and rich in zinc and protein […]... more

  • My top five quick and easy dinners

    July 17, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Diet, Dietitian, Susie burrell, Tips, Top five's | 1 Comment
    My top five quick and easy dinners

    You know the feeling, it is already 5pm, you have to battle the traffic and you still do not know what you are having for dinner. While picking up a takeaway may seemingly be the easiest option, not only is it also an expensive option but nutritionally the majority of take away options out there […]... more

  • Whole foods: the nutritional benefits of turkey

    July 16, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Diet, Meat, Whole foods | No Comments
    Whole foods: the nutritional benefits of turkey

    Turkey: the other white meat – yet so nutritious. Turkey has been enjoyed as a dietary staple in the US for hundreds of years, yet it remains a special occasion meal still for Aussies despite its strong nutritional properties. Skinless turkey is extremely lean with <10% fat and more than 30g protein per serve and […]... more

  • Product review of the week: Melrose Nut Spreads

    July 15, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Blog, Diet, Product review of the week, Products, Susie burrell | No Comments
    Product review of the week: Melrose Nut Spreads

    Product Name: Melrose Nut Spreads Nutritionals (per tbsp): 115cal / 9.8g fat / 3.4g carbs/ 1.1g sugars / 3.4g protein Pros: 100% organic nut spreads with nothing added so a great alternative to spreads and an easy way to get your serve of good fats from nuts via a portion controlled serve. Cons: High in calories so limit […]... more

  • Why taking a lunch break is important

    July 14, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Blog, Diet, Susie burrell | No Comments
    Why taking a lunch break is important

    Are you planning to take a lunch break today? Do you get up from your computer, walk outside the office and enjoy the 30-60 minute break you are entitled to? Do you return to work feeling refreshed, revitalised and refuelled ready to take on the remaining 3-5 hours of the average work day? Chances are, […]... more

  • Top 5 mid-morning snacks

    July 11, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Blog, Diet, Susie burrell, Tips | No Comments
    Top 5 mid-morning snacks

    1. 4 Vita Weat with cheese A perfect mix of wholegrain carbs and nutrient rich protein for fullness. Cottage cheese is a lower fat alternative if you prefer and add some tomatoes or cucumbers for a vege hit 2. 3/4 coffee Cut back on your milk calories by ordering a 3/4 version of your favourite coffee. […]... more

  • Night eating

    July 10, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Blog, Diet, Susie burrell | No Comments
    Night eating

    Of all the dietary issues that present in practice, I find it of interest that ‘night eating’, one of the most significant diet derailers, is also one of the least talked about. In this context I am not talking about getting out of bed at 2am and searching the cupboard for sweet foods, rather the […]... more

  • Whole foods: the nutritional benefits of corn

    July 9, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Diet, Fruits and Vegetables, Whole foods | No Comments
    Whole foods: the nutritional benefits of corn

    Nature’s Best: The nutritional benefits of corn. We know it as corn, but the crop that is technically known as maize was first cultivated in Central American and Mexico before spreading throughout Europe in the 15th and 16th century. Corn is one of the largest grown crops in the world, used not only for human consumption as […]... more

  • Product review of the week: Twisted Frozen Yoghurt

    July 8, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Blog, Diet, Product review of the week, Products, Susie burrell | No Comments
    Product review of the week: Twisted Frozen Yoghurt

    Product Name: Twisted Frozen Yoghurt Chocolate Nutritionals (per 100g): 458kJ / 2.4g protein / 19.6g carbs / 15.4g sugars / 2.5g fat Pros: Lower in fat than regular ice cream Cons: High in sugars, easy to overeat, taste is of personal preference, does not correspond nutritionally to yoghurt itself Rating: 2 stars.  To be honest you […]... more

  • Which yoghurt is healthiest? A yoghurt review.

    July 7, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Blog, Diet, Dietitian, Products, Susie burrell | No Comments
    Which yoghurt is healthiest? A yoghurt review.

    Never has a social media post got so much attention as the mere mention of a yoghurt review last week. What this suggests to me is that there is not only interest in the ‘best’ commercial products, but we are looking for healthier options in general. There are literally hundreds of yoghurts available in supermarkets, […]... more

  • The top 5 food mistakes we all make

    July 4, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Blog, Diet, Susie burrell, Tips | No Comments
    The top 5 food mistakes we all make

    1. Eating too light a breakfast While eating breakfast is a good thing nutritionally, the wrong balance of nutrients can leave you prone to overeating later in the day or cause excessive hunger mid morning. Why does it happen? Popular breakfast cereals and plain toast with spread are all quick but carbohydrate heavy breakfast options. […]... more

  • Winter Weight Gain

    July 3, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Blog, Diet, Motivation, Susie burrell | No Comments
    Winter Weight Gain

    The Winter Blues Well, it is that time of year again. The cold weather has set in and it is getting harder to get out of bed in the morning to go for your daily walk. The kilos are beginning to pile on, but hey, underneath those big jumpers and tracksuits what does it matter? […]... more

  • Whole foods: the lowdown on peas

    July 2, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Blog, Diet, Fruits and Vegetables, Whole foods | 1 Comment
    Whole foods: the lowdown on peas

    Peas contain a number of key nutrients including fibre, Vitamins C, B1 and B3 and can be a crunchy addition to salads as well as a tasty cooked addition to the evening meal. In the case of peas, it is better nutritionally to eat them raw as the B group vitamins are much more potent […]... more

  • Product review of the week: CHIA Shots

    July 1, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Blog, Diet, Product review of the week, Products, Susie burrell | No Comments
    Product review of the week: CHIA Shots

    Product Name: CHIA Shots by The CHIA Co. Nutritionals: Per 2 shots (black & white chia) = 67cal, 3.1g protein, 2.9g omega 3, 5.6g fibre, 1mg of iron, 75mg calcium Pros: A nutrient dense way to add fibre, omega 3 fat, protein and key micronutrients to your breakfast or baking Cons: The high nutritional quality means […]... more

  • Have you got a sugar addiction?

    June 30, 2014 by Susie Burrell | Categories: Blog, Diet, Susie burrell | No Comments
    Have you got a sugar addiction?

    Do regularly find yourself craving sweet foods? Do you sometimes feel as if you could pawn your boyfriend, best friend or cat in exchange for something sweet? Do you find it impossible to stop after just one or two sweet biscuits or pieces of chocolate? If any of these scenarios sound familiar you may indeed […]... more