• Running shoes, fruit and vege

    How I went from overweight teen to marathon-running nutritionist

    • Feb 24, 2017
    • by Kate Dullaghan

    When people first meet me they usually discover fairly quickly that I'm a nutritionist and physical activity researcher who loves endurance events and cooking up a storm with home-grown produce.

  • lunchbox

    Back to school

    • Feb 03, 2017
    • by Sarah Moore

    You don’t need to spend hours in the kitchen to put together nutritious, balanced lunch boxes. Registered Nutritionist, Sarah Moore gives us the low-down on keeping mornings easy and giving the kids a lunch that keeps them going.

  • Spring clean your fridge

    Operation Spring Clean: make healthy eating the easy choice

    • Sep 16, 2016
    • by Jenny Atkins

    Spring is here and plans start being made to deep clean the house, spruce up the garden, organise the garage and wardrobe. What about your pantry, fridge and freezer? Do you stare at a cluttered fridge and pantry wondering what to cook for dinner?

  • Sweet potato muffin

    How healthy is your 'natural' food?

    • Aug 25, 2016
    • by Alison McAleese

    It used to be ‘fresh’. Then it was ‘free from’. Now the latest buzzword in food marketing is ‘natural’ and supermarket shelves are bursting with a plethora of ‘natural’ foods derived from ‘nature’ and free from anything ‘artificial’. But does ‘natural’ mean healthy? And can this buzzword help us spot a healthy food? LiveLighter decided to find out.

  • Blueberry and Banana Bread

    Six foods that are healthier and cheaper to DIY

    • Jul 13, 2016
    • by Alison McAleese

    Packaged foods might seem like a convenient and easy option for a mid-week meal or a lunchbox snack – but don’t be fooled…

  • Family enjoying a bike ride

    Get back into the groove

    • Feb 05, 2016
    • by Jenny Atkins

    The summer holidays have come to an end, and it’s time to iron out the indulgent holiday habits and get back to a healthy family routine!

  • A sports drink wrapped in caution tape

    The sneaky sugar in 'healthy' drinks

    • Nov 12, 2015
    • by Anne Finch

    It's pretty obvious that soft drinks aren't a healthy choice. But what about some of the other drinks that market themselves as a better choice?

  • A shopping basket filled with vegies

    Love food but hate waste? Read on.

    • Oct 15, 2015
    • by Jenny Atkins

    My life is about food! Food provides nourishment and plays a part in entertaining, celebrations and most, if not all, activities with family and friends.

  • Bowl of roasted vegies

    Five ways to get your five a day

    • Oct 02, 2015
    • by Anne Finch

    I love the current food trend of putting vegetables at the front and centre of the meal.

  • Assortment of fruit and veg

    Super food or super silly?

    • Aug 07, 2015
    • by Anne Finch

    We hear about them a lot in the media and see them in the supermarket and at cafes. So what exactly are superfoods?