• Nicole and kids

    An everyday pester power battle: Nicole's story

    • Aug 06, 2018
    • by Clare O'Shea

    We sat down with mother of two, Nicole French, and asked her to explain the everyday pester power battle she faces as a result of the food industry manipulatively marketing unhealthy food to her children.

  • What's hiding in flavoured milk

    Flavoured Milk's sweet additions

    • Jun 07, 2018
    • by Emma Groves

    Flavoured milks can be a popular drink choice when looking for something more substantial than water and hoping to reap the health benefits that milk provides. There is however an overwhelming selection to choose from and plenty that pack a whole lot of added sugar. LiveLighter's latest Flavoured Milk Survey reveals just how much.

  • mother and son

    Tips for the best Mother's Day yet!

    • May 11, 2018
    • by Clare O'Shea

    This year show her how much she means to you with our thoughtful gifts and healthy, delicious meal ideas.

  • 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...

  • winter olympics armchair exercises

    Make like an Olympian and get moving

    • Feb 09, 2018
    • by Peter Edwards

    As the Winter Olympics kick off it's time to jump off the couch and get moving.

  • How to cool down without the sugar

    • Jan 11, 2018
    • by Alison McAleese

    At first glimpse a frozen drink can seem like a cheap and innocent way to cool down on a scorching day. However, we looked beyond the price tag and found they’re packed with added sugar!

  • Fried chicken and sport? It's just not cricket.

    Junk food in sport, just isn't cricket

    • Dec 24, 2017
    • by LiveLighter

    They're turning our passion for sport into a profit

  • Sugary Drinks news video thumbnail

    Sugary Drinks Brain freeze - When a $1 drink becomes a part of our everyday

    • Nov 27, 2017
    • by Emma Groves

    As the weather heats up, beware the barrage of $1 frozen sugary drink promotions. Available in fast food outlets, petrol stations, sports centres and delis, you could be forgiven for thinking that at $1 a frozen treat is a fun, harmless way to treat yourself in the warmer weather.

  • Tying up shoes

    Want to improve your fitness? Just put one foot in front of the other!

    • Nov 17, 2017
    • by Guest Author

    Walking is something we all do every day to get from A to B, so why not walk for exercise? Walking is easy on the body and requires nothing but a good pair of shoes, making it a great way to get active regardless of your age and physical fitness.

  • Marketing to kids

    Obesity: we must act now to save Australian lives

    • Oct 02, 2017
    • by Clare O'Shea

    Leading health, medical, consumer and community groups have united to call on the Federal Government to take immediate action to tackle Australia’s obesity problem. Here's what they're calling for.