• Box of pantry staples

    18 easy meals you can make with pantry staples

    • Mar 27, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    We’ve pulled together our best and most versatile recipes made from (mostly) pantry and freezer staples to keep your tummy filled and your body healthy.

  • Cooking up a storm

    Top 5 tips for a healthier you

    • Jan 12, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    To celebrate the start of the new year we've put together our top tips to help kick start your way to a healthier you.

  • happy new year

    Make a fresh start this New Year!

    • Jan 09, 2020
    • by Guest Author

    Every January we see another round of diets, detoxes and exercise programs for those of us who have indulged (or just enjoyed ourselves) over the Christmas period. This is a great time to think about changes we can make. But let’s tackle it a bit differently this year. Here are five tips to ‘detox’ your life!

  • LiveLighter investigates: alcohol-free alcohol

    • Dec 24, 2019
    • by Gael Myers

    With the popularity of non-alcoholic drinks on the rise these drinks are moving from the fringe to being a viable option when you are staying away from drinking. However, there’s very little information out there about how many kilojoules these drinks actually contain. To find out more we scoured 26 bottle shops and supermarkets in the Perth metro area looking for non-alcoholic versions of your favourite beer, wine, cider and spirits.

  • Hand holds strawberries

    4 ways to get more fibre into your diet

    • Nov 22, 2019
    • by Guest Author

    We all know fibre is important, but less than a third of Australian adults get enough.

  • Cooking pasta

    Low-carb craze: Should we avoid carbohydrates?

    • Nov 06, 2019
    • by Guest Author

    We see endless weight loss diets suggesting that we ditch the carbs. These diets claim that cutting carbs will lead to weight loss, but is that the truth? And should we really be avoiding them?

  • Kids playing footy

    The ultimate footy finals spread

    • Sep 25, 2019
    • by Gael Myers

    Lift your BBQ game this AFL grand final with our top tips for hosting a healthy get-together.

  • fruit

    Fruit: Why drink it? Just eat it.

    • Jun 25, 2019
    • by Alison McAleese

    LiveLighter looked beyond the health and nutrition claims plastered on ready-to-drink juice brands and found some companies aren’t delivering the healthy drink they’re promising to consumers.

  • 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.