• Andrew - Life!

    Andrew sheds 30kg, cuts type 2 diabetes risk, boosts confidence

    • March 06, 2018

    • by Kelly Eng

    Having unsuccessfully attempted diets in the past Andrew readily joined the Life! program, always reminding himself of the reasons why he decided to make long term positive changes to his health.

  • Keeping on track

    How to keep on track with (and track of) your exercise resolution

    • January 25, 2018

    • by Peter Edwards

    The start of a new year sees many resolve to either eat better, lose weight and/or exercise more. However most people don’t successfully follow through on their resolutions. Peter Edwards aims to keep you moving through the year.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A healthier catering alternative

    Catering to avoid the post-lunch slump

    • October 25, 2017

    • by Jenny Atkins

    End of year office and home parties often showcase an array of sweet and savoury foods often not too friendly for those wanting healthy options. Here's our healthy twist.

  • Walk to Shops

    Physical Activity: Something is better than nothing and more is better than less

    • October 03, 2017

    • by Steve Pratt

    Keeping physical activity simple, understanding the guidelines and remembering everything counts.

  • Having a difficult conversation with a loved one

    What to do if you have concerns about someone you love

    • August 02, 2017

    • by Amelia Harray

    Chatting to someone you care for about carrying excess weight can be a sensitive subject. LiveLighter’s resident Dietitian, Amelia Harray, puts on her mother, wife, daughter and friend hat with her top tips when considering a conversation.

  • Laurence makes small changes

    How Laurence broke old habits and made new ones

    • July 07, 2017

    • by LiveLighter

    Laurence, a Western Australian postal worker, faced turning 53 and at 102kg decided it was time he put his health and his family first.

  • sandwich stack

    Work lunches that pull their weight

    • June 27, 2017

    • by Anne Finch

    What’s for lunch? If you work outside your house, it’s likely that you’re buying your lunch at least a few time a week. Homemade is almost always cheaper and healthier – but can be a bit of a hassle to get right. Check out our guide to simple, satisfying work lunches that won’t break the bank.

  • Creamy cauliflower soup

    Winter warmers

    • May 29, 2017

    • by Anne Finch

    When I think about wintery foods, I think about creamy soups, gooey pastas and rich gravies. Think those are off the menu at a dietitian’s house? Think again! I’ll share my top tips for creating that indulgent, comforting taste, without adding buckets of cream, cheese or salt.