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  • Pantry staples

    Too much on your plate? 5 healthy eating hacks for busy people

    • Mar 22, 2019
    • by Guest Author

    When life gets busy, a healthy diet probably isn’t at the top of your to-do list. But in order to feel good and stay on top of your busy schedule, eating well is key. Eating healthy doesn’t need to add extra time or burden to your jam-packed schedule. You just need a little forward thinking to help make healthy eating your norm. Your body will thank you for it!

  • Cooking magazines

    Super foods or super dud cuisine - what’s cooking in your favourite mags?

    • Feb 22, 2019
    • by Guest Author

    Many of us get inspiration for what to eat from recipes in magazines. But, are these recipes actually any good for us? We crunched the numbers on the recipes found in five leading Australian titles to see how well they match up to LiveLighter’s nutrition guidelines for total fat, saturated fat, sugar and salt.

  • Plant milks

    Going mad over milk

    • Nov 30, 2018
    • by Guest Author

    In the past, it was delivered to your doorstep each day, but now we are faced with half an aisle dedicated to milk and plant-based milk alternatives that we have to make a choice from. So how do the plant-based alternatives really stack up against traditional cow’s milk?

  • Bottles of sugary drink

    Why we need to talk about the link between being above a healthy weight and cancer

    • Nov 30, 2018
    • by Guest Author

    General Practice Registrar, Dr Gihan Jayaweera, discusses the important of sensitively initiating discussion with patients about the risks involved with being above a healthy weight as well as what can be done.

  • Fridge

    5 ways to curb late night cravings

    • Dec 11, 2017
    • by Guest Author

    How often have you found yourself searching for a snack only an hour or so after finishing dinner? You’re not alone. Late night eating is a struggle for many of us, but it can be overcome! Keep reading for 5 tips on how you can stop your late-night frolics in the fridge.