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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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13. Health Halo Mistakes, MTHFR Gene Mutations, Low Sugar Granola & Chocolate Lovers Listen Up

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 still be healthy.   So sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s episode!   Don't Miss an Episode    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.   It would mean the world to us if you could leave us a 5 star review in the purple Apple podcast app (scroll to the bottom of the app to find the ratings and reviews) as this really helps push up higher in the charts to exposure our podcast to more ears.  You can follow Susie on her Instagram & Facebook and Leanne on her Instagram, TikTok and the Leanne Ward Nutrition Podcast.  

40mins

31 Jul 2021

Rank #1

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12. Volume Eating For Fat Loss, Gluten Free Diets, Fibre One Bars and Healthy Sauces

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' is 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 weight or be healthy.   So sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s episode!   Don't Miss an Episode   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.   It would mean the world to us if you could leave us a 5 star review in the purple Apple podcast app (scroll to the bottom of the app to find the ratings and reviews) as this really helps push up higher in the charts to exposure our podcast to more ears.  You can follow Susie on her Instagram & Facebook and Leanne on her Instagram, TikTok and the Leanne Ward Nutrition Podcast.  

45mins

24 Jul 2021

Rank #2

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11. Barriers to Fat Loss, Coffee Lovers, Low Carb Pasta and Healthy Fats

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 "Clinic Question " of the week is 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;   The "Supermarket Product of the Week" is a deep dive into the growing range of low carb pastas in supermarkets that still taste like the real thing; and   We answer our listener questions about about good fats, how much is too much and how do you get the balance in your own diet right.   So sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s episode!   Don't Miss an Episode   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.   It would mean the world to us if you could leave us a 5 star review in the purple Apple podcast app (scroll to the bottom of the app to find the ratings and reviews) as this really helps push up higher in the charts to exposure our podcast to more ears.  You can follow Susie on her Instagram & Facebook and Leanne on her Instagram, TikTok and the Leanne Ward Nutrition Podcast.  

39mins

17 Jul 2021

Rank #3

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10. TikTok Baked Oats, Intermittent Fasting, Plant-Based Frozen Meal Options, and the Truth about Diet Soft Drinks

On The Nutrition Couch this episode-  We take a look at the "baked oats" TikTok trend; Our "Clinical Catchup" is all about the pros and cons of intermittent fasting; The "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!   Don't Miss an Episode   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.   It would mean the world to us if you could leave us a 5 star review in the purple Apple podcast app (scroll to the bottom of the app to find the ratings and reviews) as this really helps push up higher in the charts to exposure our podcast to more ears.  You can follow Susie on her Instagram & Facebook and Leanne on her Instagram, TikTok and the Leanne Ward Nutrition Podcast.  

37mins

10 Jul 2021

Rank #4

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9. Chronic Calorie Deprivation, Greens Powders, High Protein Breads and Coconut Oil & Fat Burning

On The Nutrition Couch today:   We discuss chronic calorie deprivation;   We examine whether or not greens powders are actually beneficial for us;   Our supermarket "Find of the Week" is a high protein bread option;   Our "Listener Question for the Week" 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!   Don't Miss an Episode   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.   It would mean the world to us if you could leave us a 5 star review in the purple Apple podcast app (scroll to the bottom of the app to find the ratings and reviews) as this really helps push up higher in the charts to exposure our podcast to more ears.  You can follow Susie on her Instagram & Facebook and Leanne on her Instagram, TikTok and the Leanne Ward Nutrition Podcast.  

39mins

3 Jul 2021

Rank #5

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8. The Bubble Teas, Eating for Immunity, Low Cal Frozen Yoghurts and Plant Based Meat Alternatives

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 alternatives; are they actually healthier options than the real thing?   So sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s episode!   Don't Miss an Episode   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.   You can follow Susie on her Instagram & Facebook and Leanne on her Instagram, TikTok and the Leanne Ward Nutrition Podcast.  

37mins

26 Jun 2021

Rank #6

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7. Period Cravings, Treat Portion Sizes, Yoghurt Review and Butter vs. Margarine

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 clinic case is about treats – we all love them, but how many is too many, not only for us, but also for our kids;   Our product review is on one of our favourite yoghurts; and   Our listen question of the week is an oldie, but a goodie, butter or margarine?   So sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s episode!   Don't Miss an Episode   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.   You can follow Susie on her Instagram & Facebook and Leanne on her Instagram, TikTok and the Leanne Ward Nutrition Podcast.  

39mins

19 Jun 2021

Rank #7

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6. The Different Stages of Weight Loss, Weight Loss Plateaus, Vetta Smart Protein Flour and All Things Gut Health

From The Nutrition Couch today:   Our trending media article is all about the different stages of weight loss;   Our nutrition case study today takes a closer look at weight loss plateau’s and how we shift them;   Our weekly product review 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.   So sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s episode!   Don't Miss an Episode   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.   You can follow Susie on her Instagram & Facebook and Leanne on her Instagram, TikTok and the Leanne Ward Nutrition Podcast.  

39mins

12 Jun 2021

Rank #8

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5. Meal Delivery Kits, Working from Home Tips, Collagen Smoothies and Protein Shakes for Exercise

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 is all about working from home, and easy ways to keep your food and activity goals on track;   We take a closer look at a new supermarket smoothie with collagen added; does it smooth out those wrinkles; and Our listener question is about protein shakes; should you take them after a gym workout? So sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s episode!   Don't Miss an Episode   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.   You can follow Susie on her Instagram & Facebook and Leanne on her Instagram, TikTok and the Leanne Ward Nutrition Podcast.  

34mins

5 Jun 2021

Rank #9

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4. Social Media Dance Trends, 800 Calorie Diets, Vegetable Chips and How to Re-Start When You Lose Control

On The Nutrition Couch today:   Will the weight loss TikTok dance trend really give you abs?   Our nutrition case study today is taking a closer look at the 800 calorie diet. Is it a good option or simply promoting restrictive eating?   Our product review 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 totally lose control. What should our next step be? So sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s episode!   Don't Miss an Episode   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.   You can follow Susie on her Instagram & Facebook and Leanne on her Instagram, TikTok and the Leanne Ward Nutrition Podcast.  

34mins

29 May 2021

Rank #10