• Poolside Percy

    Cheers! 6 refreshing alcohol-free options to wet your whistle

    • Nov 27, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    Have you ever been to an event where there are endless choices of beer, wine and cocktails but the alcohol-free options are limited to fizzy water and soft drink? Me too. All the time.

  • Christmas tree

    Tips to LiveLighter through Christmas

    • Nov 20, 2020
    • by Guest Author

    It’s Christmas - a time to eat, drink and be merry! While you might be looking forward to munching on some delicious food over the festive season, chances are you’re not so thrilled by the prospect of the post-meal food coma. We’ve put together our top six tips to help you get the balance right.

  • Cherry creaming soda

    Sweet nothings: 7 tasty drinks to help you break up with soft drinks

    • Nov 16, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    Let’s face it; we all know that water is the healthiest drink. But sometimes that just doesn’t cut it when you’re struggling to resist the temptation of a soft drink.

  • Fast food worker hands over food to customer

    6 surprising facts about nutrition

    • Oct 27, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    In my work as a dietitian I sometimes come across surprising nutrition facts that are too interesting not to share! Here are my top 6.

  • Mediterranean diet

    6 ways to eat your way to better mental health

    • Oct 09, 2020
    • by Ellen Hart

    In support of Mental Health Week 2020 (and boy do we need it this year!), we've put together some practical tips to help you eat your way to better mental health.

  • Mental health and diet

    Food and mood: what’s the link?

    • Oct 05, 2020
    • by Ellen Hart

    Excitingly, scientific research into what we eat and how it’s linked to our risk of developing mental health conditions and our mental wellbeing is growing. While there is still more to learn, researchers have been able to tease out some of the ways in which diet can alter our physiology, and the impact that this may have on mood.

  • Piglet

    Your ultimate guide to bringing the Royal Show home this school holidays

    • Sep 28, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    With the school holidays fast approaching, you might be left wondering how you’ll entertain your family without the drawcard of a visit to the Royal Show. These extraordinary times call for an extraordinary approach, so this year, we’re bringing the Royal Show straight to your backyard.

  • Fruit&Veg September Challenge

    Hit refresh on your eating habits with the Fruit&Veg September Challenge

    • Aug 27, 2020
    • by LiveLighter

    To help celebrate Fruit&Veg September this year we’ve created a handy downloadable challenge card.

  • harvest

    What to grow?

    • Aug 17, 2020
    • by Bruce Beamish

    What a big decision! Here are some of the things to take into account when deciding what to grow.

  • propagating

    Propagation: how to get MORE plants!

    • Aug 14, 2020
    • by Bruce Beamish

    Plant propagation is how you make new plants. Some vegetables can be grown from seed or pre-started seedlings and others can be grown from cuttings. See our tips and tricks!