• 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.

  • 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.

  • Laurence makes small changes

    How Laurence broke old habits and made new ones

    • Jul 07, 2017
    • by LiveLighter

    Laurence, a Western Australian postal worker, faced turning 53 and at 102kg decided it was time he put his health and his family first.

  • father and kid cooking

    Kids in the kitchen

    • Jul 03, 2017
    • by Steve Pratt

    Research shows that when kids are involved with food (from gardening, to choosing, shopping, cooking… and cleaning up!) they eat healthier. So if you want to ALL eat healthier at home (and teach your kids some lifelong skills and healthy habits) check out our top tips for getting the kids involved.

  • packaged foods

    More than half of foods aimed at kids are unhealthy: research

    • Jun 27, 2017
    • by Jane Martin

    Childhood obesity continues to be a major issue in Australia, with 27 per cent of our children now overweight or obese . So why are we still allowing food manufacturers to directly target children with promotions on unhealthy food?

  • 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.

  • Gold burger

    Time for burger-free Olympics

    • Jun 21, 2017
    • by Alice Pryor

    As the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and McDonald’s part ways, it's a unique opportunity for the IOC to look for healthier sponsors.

  • Anita 3

    5 Ways To Keep The Family Moving This Winter

    • Jun 05, 2017
    • by Anita Nichols

    Keeping the family active in winter can be tricky, so we've rounded up five ways to take advantage of the many winter activity possibilities.

  • Girl watching screen

    Just like a Chocolate Milkshake only...dodgy and in need of regulation

    • May 10, 2017
    • by Andrea Western

    With one in four Australian children now overweight or obese, allowing big food companies to continue to bombard kids with ads about junk food is irresponsible.

  • easter bunny

    Hunting for a healthier Easter?

    • Apr 12, 2017
    • by Anne Finch

    If you’re on the hunt for a healthier Easter we recommend getting your whole mob active and including some fruit and vegies in your feasts. Remember to eat your treats mindfully, and make the most of the long weekend.