• Breakfast on the go

    On-the-go breakfast products

    • Sep 19, 2017
    • by Anne Finch

    Breakfast on the go – the most popular products tested for nutrition and value.

  • Crackers

    Going crackers

    • Sep 08, 2017
    • by LiveLighter

    More salt than a meat pie – the crackers you'd be crackers to eat.

  • Choosing the best sliced bread for your family

    The best thing since sliced bread

    • Aug 29, 2017
    • by Amelia Harray

    Eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner, bread is a common part of a healthy diet. Supermarket shelves offer a huge variety of sliced breads from the humble white loaf to ‘healthier’ ranges, including gluten free, so how do we know which provides the best bang for our buck?

  • breakfast jar

    Snack-ification of breakfast

    • Aug 28, 2017
    • by Alison McAleese

    Breakfast is at risk of becoming more of a quick snack than a meal for some Aussies, as the range of breakfast biscuits, bars, drinks and other on-the-go products expands in supermarkets.

  • 5 Foods to Stop Avoiding

    5 foods you can stop avoiding

    • Aug 08, 2017
    • by Alison McAleese

    One day we’re told eggs are good for us, the next day they’re not. This week you might read that carbs are out, until next week when an article says they’re back in. We get it. Knowing what is truly healthy can be confusing! We want to clear the air once and for all on five foods many people think are unhealthy.

  • Having a difficult conversation with a loved one

    What to do if you have concerns about someone you love

    • Aug 02, 2017
    • by Amelia Harray

    Chatting to someone you care for about carrying excess weight can be a sensitive subject. LiveLighter’s resident Dietitian, Amelia Harray, puts on her mother, wife, daughter and friend hat with her top tips when considering a conversation.

  • sandwich stack

    Work lunches that pull their weight

    • Jun 27, 2017
    • by Anne Finch

    What’s for lunch? If you work outside your house, it’s likely that you’re buying your lunch at least a few time a week. Homemade is almost always cheaper and healthier – but can be a bit of a hassle to get right. Check out our guide to simple, satisfying work lunches that won’t break the bank.

  • Health Food Aisle Alternatives

    How healthy is the "health food" aisle?

    • May 31, 2017
    • by Alison McAleese

    Paleo, superfoods, activated, raw – the health food section of the supermarket is full of snacks which claim to be healthy. But are they worth the extra cost?

  • berry yoghurt

    What's hiding in your yoghurt?

    • Apr 27, 2017
    • by Alison McAleese

    Discover how much sugar is hiding in your yoghurt - you'd be surprised!

  • Meal planner

    The problem with meal plans (alternative title: check out our new meal plan!)

    • Apr 10, 2017
    • by Anne Finch

    The problem with meal plans… is that it’s essentially someone else telling you what to eat. Unless you’ve got a private dietitian on call who knows what you like, how much time you have and what’s in your fridge, the meal plan can end up being very disconnected from reality.