• Apple pudding with cinnamon custard

    Sweet treats for Christmas

    • Dec 03, 2021
    • by Gael Myers

    With Christmas nearly upon us, the season of festive entertaining has well and truly begun! Have you been given the task of preparing dessert for your Christmas catch-up? LiveLighter have you covered with some healthy and delicious festive recipe ideas.

  • The research is in: ‘better-for-you’ alcohol is just marketing spin

    • Nov 17, 2021
    • by Gael Myers, Danica Keric

    When an alcohol product claims to be low in sugar or carbs, organic, natural, or that it has nothing artificial, is it actually any better for us?

  • Sugary drinks are rotten for teeth

    Sugary drinks are rotten for teeth

    • Nov 08, 2021
    • by Dr Rebecca Williams

    The Australian Dental Association of WA has teamed up with LiveLighter to create a new campaign to help ditch sugary drinks and keep dentist visits quick and painless. Dr Rebecca Williams, paediatric dentist, gives us the rundown on why sugary drinks are rotten for teeth.

  • Collection of wholegrains and fruits laid out on a white surface

    Balancing bowel health: ways to help reduce your risk of bowel cancer

    • Nov 05, 2021
    • by Stefanie Hodson, Emma Glassenbury

    When it comes to a healthy bowel, the first thing that springs to many of our minds is eating more fibre. But eating enough fibre isn’t the only thing you can do to keep your bowel happy and help reduce the risk of bowel cancer.

  • 5 Teens having a picnic in a park

    6 easy recipes to spice up your picnic game

    • Nov 04, 2021
    • by Stefanie Hodson

    As we ease into a summer full of catching up outdoors, jazz up your spread and impress your friends with some of our best healthy picnic recipes.

  • Tricks and treats for healthy Halloween

    • Oct 19, 2021
    • by Anne Finch

    Are you looking for some spooktacular healthy Halloween trick and treat ideas? Check out our fun family-friendly ideas that can work for a Halloween party, a themed birthday or for school holiday boredom busters.

  • A gut feeling: What is the microbiome and why is it important?

    • Oct 12, 2021
    • by Guest Author

    The gut microbiome refers to the trillions of microorganisms that live in your digestive tract. Each person has around 160 different species of bacteria living in their digestive tract, making up a weighty 2kg in total!

  • Prebiotics and probiotics: a quick guide

    • Oct 12, 2021
    • by Guest Author

    We often hear about prebiotics and probiotics. And that they have something to do with gut health. But what actually are they? Read on to find out!

  • Mental health and diet

    Food and mood: what’s the link?

    • Oct 07, 2021
    • by Ellen Hart

    Excitingly, scientific research into what we eat and how it’s linked to our risk of developing mental health conditions and our mental wellbeing is growing. While there is still more to learn, researchers have been able to tease out some of the ways in which diet can alter our physiology, and the impact that this may have on mood.

  • Mediterranean diet

    6 ways to eat your way to better mental health

    • Oct 07, 2021
    • by Ellen Hart

    In support of Mental Health Week 2020 (and boy do we need it this year!), we've put together some practical tips to help you eat your way to better mental health.