• tutty fruity popsicles

    Ice ice baby – the healthiest icy-poles revealed

    • Feb 04, 2019
    • by Alice Bastable

    Our analysis of popular icy-pole brands has revealed some products are masquerading as ‘full of fruit’ when in reality some contain up to five teaspoons of sugar per serving. Have no fear! We found the healthiest icy poles available at Woolies and Coles, so you can say yes, with a little less sugar.

  • Kombucha bottles

    Kombucha – does it live up to the hype?

    • Jan 08, 2019
    • by Gael Myers

    With more and more kombucha products hitting the shelves, have you been left wondering whether this tangy and quirky tasting drink is actually a healthy choice? To find out, LiveLighter have conducted an analysis of 77 different kombucha products.

  • 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?

  • Sugar by a different name

    Sugar by a different name

    • Oct 03, 2018
    • by Jenny Atkins

    There are more than 50 names used on nutrient labels for sugar, making it very hard to make an informed decision about what you’re eating. Watch our experts reveal more about sugars in breakfast cereal in an interview with Today Tonight

  • Spring

    Spring back in to healthy habits

    • Sep 11, 2018
    • by Alice Bastable

    To celebrate spring LiveLighter Manager, Alice Bastable, shares her top healthy lifestyle tips that you can apply straight away!

  • Health food aisle

    Health food aisle

    • Mar 01, 2018
    • by Amelia Harray

    Guilt-free food? The health food aisle may seem trendy, but it all comes down to clever marketing...

  • BBQ options

    Beware the sausage fizzle

    • Jan 23, 2018
    • by Amelia Harray

    The humble snag may not be so humble after all. LiveLighter's recent Sausage Fizzle Survey highlights just what's in a sausage. Just in time for BBQ season.

  • pantry essentials

    The busy people's guide to pantry essentials

    • Jan 08, 2018
    • by Anne Finch

    In an ideal world, our meals would be planned, our groceries shopped, and we’d get to sit at the table and relax at meal times. But when life happens, my 9 pantry staples will keep you fed and happy with minimum fuss.

  • Frozen Meals news video thumbnail

    An inconvenient truth: Health experts reveal ready meals not so convenient for good health

    • Nov 14, 2017
    • by Amelia Harray

    Time poor West Australians are helping to fuel an increased demand for ready meals on supermarket shelves. Moving from the frozen food aisle, ready meals are now also available in the chilled aisle and considered an affordable meal option for many WA families.

  • Hidden sugar

    Exposing the hidden sugar in your diet

    • Nov 14, 2017
    • by Alison McAleese

    We all know that confectionary is full of sugar, but you might be surprised to learn that tomato sauce is about one quarter sugar and a sugary drink contains up to 16 teaspoons of sugar! Where is the sugar hiding in your diet?