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nutritional contributor: SUSIE BURRELL

Susie Profile LR


which is why we’re so excited to have her onboard as our ‘NUTRITIONAL CONTRIBUTOR’

With two Honours degrees in Nutrition and Dietetics, and Psychology, Susie is especially known for her practical, easy to understand approach to diet, nutrition and wellbeing. {We just love her work!}
Early in her career, she spent almost 10 years working at The Children’s Hospital and with elite sporting teams including the St George Illawarra Dragons and the South African Blue Bulls where she gained much applied experience working with children, families and elite athletes. Susie is currently the resident sports dietitian at Sydney University Sport.
In 2004 she started representing the Dietitians Association of Australia as a media spokesperson and regularly began appearing in both print and television media commenting on all areas of diet, weight loss and nutrition. Since then, she has been the resident nutritionist on Mornings with Kerri-Anne, Fresh TV and for Dolly magazine, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph Body and Soul and Cosmopolitan.
Susie is currently the resident dietitian on Channel’s 7’s SUNRISE and has a weekly radio segment on the top rating 2GB Afternoon Program with Chris Smith. She also regularly contributes to smh.com.au, Australian Women’s Fitness, CLEO and Woman’s Day magazines and she is the consultant dietitian at Sydney University Sport, Body Science International, Go Natural Foods, Peppercorn Food Company, SIMPLE skincare – and now, she’l her expertise here at bellaMUMMA!
To find out a little more about Susie, we asked her the ‘bellaMUMMA questions…
You, in three words? Intense, loyal, focused.
What inspires you? Successful entrepreneurs, self development literature.
What’s your work title? Dietitian / Nutritionist
What was your first ever job? Waitress at Sizzler! A lot of cheese toast was consumed.
What did you want to be ‘when you were little’? A teacher.
How did ’SHape Me’ come about? My brother-in-law and I had been developing online diet programs for magazines and we thought, why don’t we do this for ourselves!
Explain your usual day? Usually some type of exercise, coffee, computer time, meetings over lunch, afternoon exercise or errands, dinner with my fiance and reality TV from the US at 8.30pm with a cup of tea and a treat.
What ‘makes your day’? When we pull off a great business achievement or a great client is doing well, that reminds me that the work I do is important.
Who’s your fashion icon? Victoria Beckham
How would you describe your style? Relaxed, casual, am usually in exercise gear.
Three products you can’t live without? SK11 Facial Essence, Simple Skincare Cleansing Wipes and false eyelashes.
4 fave songs on your iPod? Style by Taylor Swift; Your So Vain by Carly Simon; Where the River Meets the Sea by Icehouse; and Signs by Bloc Party.
Fave perfume? Was Poeme by Lancôme  – but at the moment I’m wearing Chanel Allure.
What will you be doing 5 years time? Writing more psychology, doing more speaking, running an online business and maybe trying out the mum thing.

Stay tuned for Susie’s posts – and in the meantime you can visit her site  www.susieburrell.com.au
and check out ‘Shape Me’ HERE
+ you can also connect with her here:
facebook: facebook.com/susieburrelldiet
twitter: twitter.com/susiebdiet
instagram: instagram.com/susiediet


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