• lunchbox

    Back to school

    • February 03, 2017

    • by Sarah Moore

    You don’t need to spend hours in the kitchen to put together nutritious, balanced lunch boxes. Registered Nutritionist, Sarah Moore gives us the low-down on keeping mornings easy and giving the kids a lunch that keeps them going.

  • bullseye

    The best laid plans

    • January 03, 2017

    • by Gael Myers

    New years' resolutions are easier said than done! Check out our top tips for making a goal that sticks!

  • Christmas bauble

    Happy holiday hosting

    • December 20, 2016

    • by Anne Finch

    Here’s a few ways to lighten your Christmas lunch that will fly under the radar. Your guests would thank you if only they knew!

  • herb oil

    Ditch the Roses and try homemade treats

    • December 15, 2016

    • by Anne Finch

    Instead of stocking up on wine or boxes of chocolates to take to your host, why not try something a little different this year?

  • Obesity and cancer

    Avoid extra kilos and cut your risk of 13 cancers

    • December 02, 2016

    • by Alison McAleese

    Maintaining a healthy weight is an important way to reduce your risk of cancer, with obesity now linked to more cancer types than ever before.

  • Spring clean your fridge

    Operation Spring Clean: make healthy eating the easy choice

    • September 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?

  • Green fruit and vegetables

    Eating your vegies could save Australia millions

    • September 06, 2016

    • by Gael Myers

    It sounds crazy: a recent report has found that if Aussies ate just 10 per cent more vegetables it could save the health care system millions – $100 million to be precise.

  • Watermelon face

    Meat and potatoes, please: health advice for dads

    • September 02, 2016

    • by Nick Nation

    Are you that dad, that meat and potatoes kind of dad? You know, the kind of dad that reckons greens are for rabbits? Well next time you sit down at the dinner table, take a look around. Your kids could be mimicking your habits.

  • Sweet potato muffins

    How healthy is your 'natural' food?

    • August 25, 2016

    • by Alison McAleese

    It used to be ‘fresh’. Then it was ‘free from’. Now the latest buzzword in food marketing is ‘natural’ and supermarket shelves are bursting with a plethora of ‘natural’ foods derived from ‘nature’ and free from anything ‘artificial’. But does ‘natural’ mean healthy? And can this buzzword help us spot a healthy food? LiveLighter decided to find out.

  • Burger with gold medal inside

    Is junk food really on the menu for our Olympians?

    • August 15, 2016

    • by David Bryant, Steve Pratt

    So just what will (and won’t) the athletes be eating in Rio?