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  • Vegan feast

    To vegan or not to vegan? 4 essential tips

    • May 24, 2019
    • by Guest Author

    Going vegan is one of the biggest food trends of 2019. Australia is the third fastest growing vegan food product market in the world and we google information on the vegan diet much more than we do for other diets. But what do you need to know before you go vegan?

  • Pantry staples

    Too much on your plate? 5 healthy eating hacks for busy people

    • Mar 22, 2019
    • by Guest Author

    When life gets busy, a healthy diet probably isn’t at the top of your to-do list. But in order to feel good and stay on top of your busy schedule, eating well is key. Eating healthy doesn’t need to add extra time or burden to your jam-packed schedule. You just need a little forward thinking to help make healthy eating your norm. Your body will thank you for it!

  • Cooking magazines

    Super foods or super dud cuisine - what’s cooking in your favourite mags?

    • Feb 22, 2019
    • by Guest Author

    Many of us get inspiration for what to eat from recipes in magazines. But, are these recipes actually any good for us? We crunched the numbers on the recipes found in five leading Australian titles to see how well they match up to LiveLighter’s nutrition guidelines for total fat, saturated fat, sugar and salt.

  • Plant milks

    Going mad over milk

    • Nov 30, 2018
    • by Guest Author

    In the past, it was delivered to your doorstep each day, but now we are faced with half an aisle dedicated to milk and plant-based milk alternatives that we have to make a choice from. So how do the plant-based alternatives really stack up against traditional cow’s milk?

  • Bottles of sugary drink

    Why we need to talk about the link between being above a healthy weight and cancer

    • Nov 30, 2018
    • by Guest Author

    General Practice Registrar, Dr Gihan Jayaweera, discusses the important of sensitively initiating discussion with patients about the risks involved with being above a healthy weight as well as what can be done.