The Nutrition Couch

The Nutrition Couch

Welcome to The Nutrition Couch, a weekly podcast from two of Australia’s leading dietitians & nutritionists, Susie Burrell & Leanne Ward. This is the first nutrition podcast that looks at weekly food & health trends. Every Sunday at 7am AEST, we will be uploading an episode that covers nutrition news, trending food products, case studies and we will also be answering our listener questions. Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast so you never miss an episode and follow us on social media @the_nutrition_couch_podcast to ask us questions & see our food product reviews.

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April 27, 2021 7 min

This episode is a quick introduction to the ladies behind The Nutrition Couch, dietitians Susie Burrell and Leanne Ward. 

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Episode 1 sees Susie and Leanne discussing the "Nature’s Cereal" TikTok trend, a previous client using meal replacements and the research behind meal replacements for weight loss, our supermarket product of the week (hint.. it’s about pizza!), our favourite plant mylks and recommendations for them and what we're watching on Netflix.  

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Episode 2 is a lively discussion about the new "5 Factor Diet", the latest go-to of Hollywood’s stars. 

We also discuss our tips to assist bloating and digestion.

Our 'Supermarket Product of the Week' is the new John West Calcium Tuna.

We end this episode with a listener question on how to combat the pesky night time munchies.

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On The Nutrition Couch this week: 

  • We look at why Australians are eating a credit card sized amount of plastic every year; 
  • Our 'Supermarket Product of the Week' is a new plant protein winter soup option for you; 
  • Our 'Client Case Study of the Week' is on hunger; and 
  • Our listener question is all about macros. 

  • So sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s episode! 

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    On The Nutrition Couch today: 

  • Will the weight loss TikTok dance trend really give you abs? 
  • Our 'Client Case Study of the Week' is taking a closer look at the 800 calorie diet. Is it a good option or simply promoting restrictive eating? 
  • Our 'Supermarket Product of the Week' is a new range of vegetable chips finding their way into the health food aisle; and 
  • Our listener question is about how to re-start when you total...
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    On The Nutrition Couch today-

  • Meal delivery kits; there are so many options out there, but are they a good choice for healthy eating or for weight loss; 
  • Our 'Client Case Study of the Week' is all about working from home, and easy ways to keep your food and activity goals on track; 
  • Our 'Supermarket Product of the Week' is a new smoothie with collagen added; does it smooth out those wrinkles; and
  • Our listener question i...
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    From The Nutrition Couch today: 

  • Our trending media article is all about the different stages of weight loss; 
  • Our 'Client Case Study of the Week' takes a closer look at weight loss plateau’s and how we shift them; 
  • Our 'Supermarket Product of the Week' is the new Vetta Smart Protein Self-Raising Flour; and 
  • Our listener question today is about gut health, what are some easy ways we can improve our gut health. 

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    On The Nutrition Couch today: 

  • Period nutrition – what to eat during that time of the month to help manage cramping and those terrible cravings that can see us demolish an entire block of chocolate without even realising it; 
  • Our 'Client Case Study of the Week' is about treats – we all love them, but how many is too many, not only for us, but also for our kids; 
  • Our 'Supermarket Product of the Week' is on one of our fa...
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    From The Nutrition Couch today: 

  • The Bubble Tea Craze; what is Bubble Tea, is it healthy and why have Aussie shoppers gone nuts for this new product? 
  • Our 'Clinic Question of the Week' is all about immunity; how can we optimise our eating to stay healthy this winter? 
  • We have found a low-calorie frozen yoghurt treat you are going to want to know about in supermarkets; and 
  • Our listener question is on the plant-based meat altern...
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    On The Nutrition Couch today: 

  • We discuss chronic calorie deprivation; 
  • We examine whether or not greens powders are actually beneficial for us; 
  • Our 'Supermarket Product of the Week' is a high protein bread option; 
  • Our listener question is all about coconut oil; does it really burn fat and help with weight loss and is it the oil we should really be cooking with? 

  • So sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s episode! 

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    On The Nutrition Couch this episode- 

  • We take a look at the "baked oats" TikTok trend;
  • Our 'Client Case Study of the Week' is all about the pros and cons of intermittent fasting;
  • Our 'Supermarket Product of the Week' is a new plant based frozen meal option; and
  • We answer our listener questions about diet soft drinks; are they ok to drink and how many is too many?

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    On The Nutrition Couch this episode- 

  • Fat loss; we hear about it all the time, but why is it so difficult. We discuss the most common barriers to sustainable fat loss and how to take control back; 
  • Our 'Client Case Study of the Week' i about coffee; how much is too much, what is the healthiest order and can you still enjoy your favourite caffeine hit if you are trying to lose weight; 
  • Our 'Supermarket Product of the Week&#...
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    From Susie and Leanne on The Nutrition Couch this episode: 

  • We chat about the media trend of volume eating and how it can assist you to lose weight; 
  • Our 'Client Case Study of the Week' i about gluten free diets and cross contamination; 
  • Our 'Supermarket Product of the Week' is the Fibre One bars; and 
  • Our listener question is all about condiments and healthy sauces; what are the best options to use when trying to lose ...
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    From Susie and Leanne on The Nutrition Couch this episode: 

  • We chat about the health halos trending in the media, what are they and what mistakes are we making; 
  • Our 'Client Case Study of the Week' is about MTHFR gene mutations (aka the Mother F**** gene); 
  • Our 'Supermarket Product of the Week' is a low sugar granola; and 
  • Our listener question is all about chocolate; can we enjoy our favourite chocolate each day and st...
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    From Leanne and Susie on The Nutrition Couch this episode: 

  • We chat about a media article which asks: What’s more influential, diet or exercise for weight loss? 
  • Our 'Client Case Study of the Week' is about peri-menopause; 
  • Our 'Supermarket Product of the Week' is a sugar free cake mix; and 
  • Our listener question is all about how to approach nutrition for young girls as they go through puberty. 

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    From Leanne and Susie on The Nutrition Couch this episode: 

  • We chat about a media article which asks: Is the Keto diet effective? 
  • Our 'Client Case Study of the Week' is about motivation, how do we find it and keep it? 
  • Our 'Supermarket Product of the Week' is a lighter alternative to bread; and 
  • Our listener question is all about organic fruit and veggies, are they worth it? 

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    From Leanne and Susie on The Nutrition Couch this episode: 

  • We chat about a media article which asks: What is flexible dieting (IIFYM) and is it effective? 
  • Our 'Client Case Study of the Week' is about constant hunger. How do we manage it? 
  • Our 'Supermarket Product of the Week' is powered peanut butter; and 
  • Our listener question is all about probiotics, should we be taking them for general health? 

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    From Leanne and Susie on The Nutrition Couch this episode:

  • We’re discuss the trend of collagen and skin health: do we need it, what does it do and is it all it’s cracked up to be?
  • In our client case study we chat all things artificial sweeteners;
  • Our 'Product Review of the Week' is on a sugar free chocolate: is it actually a better option?
  • And finally, our listener question is on cheese: how much is too much, what’s a serving s...
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    From Leanne and Susie on The Nutrition Couch this episode:

  • We discuss juice detoxes: what are they & should we be doing them?
  • In our client case study we chat about adrenal fatigue: what is it, and what do you need to know about it?
  • Our 'Product Review of the Week' is on seeded crackers;
  • And finally, our listener question is about cooking with oil: what are the best types?

  • So sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s episode! 

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    From Leanne and Susie on The Nutrition Couch this episode:

  • We discuss insulin resistance: what is insulin, what is insulin resistance and why it may be preventing you from losing weight;
  • In our client case study we chat about alcohol: how much is too much and are there better types should you choose?
  • Our 'Product Review of the Week' is on plant-based yoghurts;
  • And finally, our listener question is about nutrition for shift work...
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