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.

Episodes

November 20, 2021 37 min

From Leanne and Susie on The Nutrition Couch this episode:

  • We answer the question: Does WHEN you eat matter as much as WHAT you eat? Why time of day eating is an important aspect of weight control;
  • Our 'Client Case Study' is on healthy weight gain: how to eat if you actually want or need to gain a few kilos, the right way;
  • Our 'Product Review of the Week' is on bespoke performance coffees;
  • And finally, our 'Listener...
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    From Susie and Leanne on The Nutrition Couch this episode:

  • We discuss party tips for the silly season: How to build a delicious, but nutritious, party platter;
  • Our 'Client Case Study' is on inflammation: what it is, how do you know you have it and how do you eat to reduce it?
  • Our 'Product Review of the Week' is on V8 Veggie Juice;
  • And finally, our 'Listener Question of the Week' is about the term ‘lean mea...
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    From Leanne and Susie on The Nutrition Couch this episode:

  • We discuss the pros, cons and safety of rapid weight loss;
  • Our 'Client Case Study' is about gaining muscle and the tips and tricks for both men and women;
  • Our 'Product Review of the Week' is on a popular low sugar donut;
  • And finally, our 'Listener Question of the Week' is all about carbs: how much do you need and what is a standard serve?  

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    From Susie and Leanne on The Nutrition Couch this episode:

  • We discuss Sugar: whether it be honey, golden syrup, glucose, rice malt or treacle. Is it really bad for us, are some types better than others and how much is too much each day?
  • Our 'Client Case Study' is on bariatric surgery: we talk the dietary impact and nutritional implications to be aware of if you have had or are considering bariatric surgery;
  • Our 'Product Re...
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    From Leanne and Susie on The Nutrition Couch this episode:

  • We discuss whether modern living is an obesogenic environment, and how to combat gradual weight gain over time;
  • Our 'Client Case Study' is on fussy eating in children: why it's so common and how best to manage it;
  • Our 'Product Review of the Week' is on flavoured sparkling waters?
  • And finally, our 'Listener Question of the Week' is all about sushi: ho...
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    From Susie and Leanne on The Nutrition Couch this episode:

  • We discuss food labels and whether Australia's Health Star Rating the best way to identify the healthiest supermarket foods;
  • Our 'Client Case Study' is on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and how women who have that condition should modify their diets;
  • Our 'Product Review of the Week' is on a delicious range of Woolies cookies, but are they too tasty to be...
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    From Leanne and Susie on The Nutrition Couch this episode:

  • We discuss poo, what is normal, what can your poo reveal about your health and when should you be concerned?
  • Our 'Client Case Study' is on emotional eating; what are the signs of emotional eating and what are some steps we can implement to take control?
  • Our 'Product Review of the Week' is about higher protein wraps;
  • And finally, our 'Listener Question of the...
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    From Leanne and Susie on The Nutrition Couch this episode:

  • We discuss what is the metabolism, why does it slow down as we get older and what we can do to boost it?
  • Our 'Client Case Study' is on cholesterol – what can you do if you eat healthy but the GP tells you your cholesterol is high?
  • Our 'Product Review of the Week' is a popular soy milk;
  • And finally, our 'Listener Question of the Week' is about MSG or the ...
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    From Leanne and Susie on The Nutrition Couch this episode:

  • We discuss cellulite – Many women have it, but can your diet really impact this common skin and body issue? 
  • Our 'Client Case Study' is about low iron and the profound way iron deficiency can impact how we feel on a daily basis;
  • Our 'Product Review of the Week' is on a popular lower calorie ice-cream alternative;
  • And finally, our 'Listener Question of the We...
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    From Leanne and Susie on The Nutrition Couch this episode:

  • Why are you not losing weight? We discuss the most common mistakes when it comes to fat loss we see on a daily basis with our own clients;
  • Our 'Client Case Study' is on reflux: how does it effect your dietary choices, indigestion and abdominal comfort?
  • Our 'Product Review of the Week' is on our favourite pumpkin seed snacks;
  • And finally, our 'Listener Questi...
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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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    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’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 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 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? 

  • So sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s epi...

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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. 

  • So sit back, relax and en...

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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 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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    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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    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?

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

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