• Don't be sucked in by frozen sugary drinks

    Don’t Be Sucked In – The ridiculous amount of sugar in frozen drinks

    • December 05, 2018

    • by Jo Campbell

    While a frozen sugary drink can seem like a cheap way to cool down on a scorching day, these drinks are packed with sugar your body really doesn’t need. There’s definitely better ways to quench your thirst without risking your health.

  • Plant milks

    Going mad over milk

    • November 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?

  • Flavoured waters

    Sugary liquid with a healthy spin

    • November 15, 2018

    • by Alice Bastable

    At a glance consumers may think they are making a healthy choice by choosing flavoured waters over soft drinks. However, we looked beyond these products’ health claims and promises of functional benefits and found Aussies could be guzzling more sugar than they realise!

  • Lemonade vs a sandwich

    The science of fullness... or why sugary drinks don't fill you up

    • October 26, 2018

    • by Gael Myers

    Have you ever heard the advice 'don't drink your kilojoules'? This blog post explores the science behind this claim to help you understand why ditching your sugary drinks habit and switching to water instead can do wonders for your health.

  • Japanese sesame tuna rice bowl

    Around the world in 7 dinners

    • October 05, 2018

    • by Gael Myers

    LiveLighter has just released a brand new collection of recipes with flavours from around the world.

  • 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.