• puppies enjoying watermelon

    How to cool down without the sugar

    • January 11, 2018

    • by Alison McAleese

    At first glimpse a frozen drink can seem like a cheap and innocent way to cool down on a scorching day. However, we looked beyond the price tag and found they’re packed with added sugar!

  • pantry essentials

    The busy people's guide to pantry essentials

    • January 08, 2018

    • by Anne Finch

    In an ideal world, our meals would be planned, our groceries shopped, and we’d get to sit at the table and relax at meal times. But when life happens, my 9 pantry staples will keep you fed and happy with minimum fuss.

  • happy new year

    Make a fresh start this New Year!

    • December 30, 2017

    • by Guest Author

    Every January we see another round of diets, detoxes and exercise programs for those of us who have indulged (or just enjoyed ourselves) over the Christmas period. This is a great time to think about changes we can make. But let’s tackle it a bit differently this year. Here are five tips to ‘detox’ your life!

  • Fried chicken and sport? It's just not cricket.

    Junk food in sport, just isn't cricket

    • December 24, 2017

    • by LiveLighter

    They're turning our passion for sport into a profit

  • leftovers in the fridge

    Love your leftovers

    • December 14, 2017

    • by Jenny Atkins

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

  • Fridge

    5 ways to curb late night cravings

    • December 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.

  • Batter up - Backyard cricket rules

    Batter up! Laying down the rules of backyard cricket

    • December 07, 2017

    • by Peter Edwards

    LiveLighter's Senior Physical Activity Advisor, Peter Edwards, shares his family's backyard cricket rules in time for the summer season.

  • Swmming for health

    A swimmingly way to live lighter

    • November 30, 2017

    • by Guest Author

    Swimming, be it in the pool, ocean, river, indoors or outdoors, brings a host of health benefits and an opportunity to cool down.

  • Tying up shoes

    Want to improve your fitness? Just put one foot in front of the other!

    • November 17, 2017

    • by Guest Author

    Walking is something we all do every day to get from A to B, so why not walk for exercise? Walking is easy on the body and requires nothing but a good pair of shoes, making it a great way to get active regardless of your age and physical fitness.

  • Hidden sugar

    Exposing the hidden sugar in your diet

    • November 14, 2017

    • by Alison McAleese

    We all know that confectionary is full of sugar, but you might be surprised to learn that tomato sauce is about one quarter sugar and a sugary drink contains up to 16 teaspoons of sugar! Where is the sugar hiding in your diet?