susie-burrellSusie Burrell wanted to be a dietitian from the time she was just 15 years old and studied both Psychology and Nutrition & Dietetics at Wollongong University.

An early interest in both sports nutrition and childhood obesity lead her to positions at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead in which she spent 8 years working in the area of childhood obesity, and as a sports dietitian to a number of professional teams including the St George Illawarra Dragons and the South African Blue Bulls.

booksSusie loves to write and has published three books, Losing the last 5kg, Lose Weight Fast and The Monday to Friday Diet. Her writing can also be seen in the Australian Women’s Weekly, Women’s Fitness, Woman’s Day, That’s Life, Men’s Fitness, Bicycling Australia and at www.taste.com.au. Susie is the resident nutritionist on the Channel 7 top breakfast program Sunrise and she also regularly appears on Today Tonight.

Susie has also recently launched ‘Shape Me, the 30 day plan‘ – an online 30 Day Diet and Lifestyle Program which gives users direct access to Susie to support them with their weight loss goals.

Susie is now one of Australia’s leading dietitians and she still sees clients at her various clinic locations in Sydney.

What do you like most about being a dietitian?

I really love meeting new people and most of all, I love helping to make their lives better via eating well and getting their weight under control. I have to say that I genuinely love 95% of my clients.

If I was not in nutrition I would be

A journalist or psychologist

In my spare time you will find me

Exercising, going on long walks around Sydney, writing or chilling with my boyfriend in Balmain.

My friends say I am

Driven, intense, focused and incredibly loyal.

What is most important to me

Quality time with the most important people in my life and doing the best job in the chosen career I can


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