LiveLighter nutritionist and busy mum

Jenny Atkins

Jenny has worked for over 14 years in nutrition promotion.  She is a Nutritionist for LiveLighter and is based at Cancer Council WA. She is driven by a desire to empower people to take control and create healthy lifestyles for themselves and their families. Jenny is a self-confessed foodie. In her time away from the office, you will find Jenny cooking up a storm in the kitchen, flitting between kid’s out of school activities, entertaining and spending time with family & friends.


Articles by this author

  • sun orange

    No-cook summer meals

    • Jan 22, 2021
    • by Jenny Atkins

    When it’s hot outside, I’m looking for ways to keep my house cool. No-cook recipes sound like the perfect solution for summer meals. So, get ready to step away from the microwave, stove and oven and try these ten meal ideas that are perfect all summer long!

  • leftovers in the fridge

    Love your leftovers

    • Dec 09, 2020
    • by Jenny Atkins

    LiveLighter Nutritionist, Jen Atkins, shares her easy tips on converting festive leftovers into new yummy and healthy dishes.

  • 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

  • A healthier catering alternative

    Catering to avoid the post-lunch slump

    • Oct 25, 2017
    • by Jenny Atkins

    End of year office and home parties often showcase an array of sweet and savoury foods often not too friendly for those wanting healthy options. Here's our healthy twist.

  • 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?