• Santa reaching for an unhealthy treat

    100 day challenge: How to avoid Christmas 'treats' and weight gain

    • September 16, 2018

    • by Jo Campbell

    This Saturday marks 100 days to Christmas - a great span of time in which to form new, healthy habits and perhaps even accomplish something big. Or, at least avoid forming unhealthy ones. So, get your thinking cap on and make a bold decision to make positive changes in your life ahead of the deluge of Santa-sized festive over-indulgence.

  • Spring

    Spring back in to healthy habits

    • September 11, 2018

    • by Alice Bastable

    To celebrate spring LiveLighter Manager, Alice Bastable, shares her top healthy lifestyle tips that you can apply straight away!

  • Start with simple steps

    Finding the time to exercise - does it have to be an uphill battle?

    • September 05, 2018

    • by Jo Campbell

    Being time poor is a major barrier to exercising for many women across the nation. So, we’ve asked one of our experts for some simple steps women can take to turn that mountain into a molehill.

  • Nicole and kids

    An everyday pester power battle: Nicole's story

    • August 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

    • June 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.

  • burger

    Weighing in on kilojoules

    • May 21, 2018

    • by Alison McAleese

    Kilojoules: What are they and how do I cut back on excess kilojoules when eating out?

  • 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

  • Kirstan Corben

    Health Professionals get a chance to LiveLighter

    • May 07, 2018

    • by Michelle Weall

    The LiveLighter Professional Development Forum held in Western Australia earlier this month saw over 160 health professionals participate in 17 hours of presentations and workshops giving local, national and international perspectives on obesity prevention, nutrition, physical activity and environments for change.

  • What's causing that beer belly?

    The big fat myth of low-carb beer

    • May 01, 2018

    • by Alison McAleese

    Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but the reality is low-carb beers have only slightly fewer kilojoules than regular beer. They’re not healthy, and drinking them certainly won’t prevent weight gain.

  • sugary drinks

    Sugary Drinks - Time to make real change

    • April 09, 2018

    • by Emma Groves

    Given the evidence of the harm associated with sugary drink consumption, perhaps it’s time to reconsider where they are sold and are available for purchase. Take action to reduce their sale at your workplace, local recreation centre or sports club.