• 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!

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • The immediate benefits of moving more

    Physical Activity to feel better

    • April 04, 2018

    • by Peter Edwards

    We know what you’re probably thinking: “another physical activity blog about exercising to reduce my chance of getting sick.” Well, yes and no.

  • Healthy morning tea

    Nourishing morning teas

    • March 27, 2018

    • by Clare O'Shea

    Morning and afternoon teas provide a wonderful mix of great company, tasty snacks and tea, but it’s very easy to accidentally have nothing but cake and muffins for lunch. Fortunately there are healthier ways to enjoy morning or afternoon tea!

  • 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.