• 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!

  • 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!

  • 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

  • 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?

  • mother and son

    Tips for the best Mother's Day yet!

    • May 11, 2018

    • by Clare O'Shea

    This year show her how much she means to you with our thoughtful gifts and healthy, delicious meal ideas

  • What's causing that beer belly?

    The big fat myth of low-carb beer

    • May 01, 2018

    • by Alison McAleese

    Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but the reality is low-carb beers have only slightly fewer kilojoules than regular beer. They’re not healthy, and drinking them certainly won’t prevent weight gain.

  • Michelle Crilly

    "Little goals are the way to go" when it comes to giving up soft drink: Michelle's story

    • March 20, 2018

    • by Michelle Crilly

    Young Yorta Yorta woman, Michelle Crilly, features in the new 'Our Stories' campaign sharing her positive experience in giving up soft drink.

  • 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.

  • Melbourne barista, Mike Dupes

    Mike reaps health benefits of kicking sugary drink habit

    • March 01, 2018

    • by Clare O'Shea

    By cutting back on sugary soft drinks, Mike has reduced his risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay, plus a range of other weight-related health problems. And now, with new research from Cancer Council Victoria and the University of Melbourne revealing sugary drink consumption can increase the risk of cancer, it looks like he has reduced this risk too.

  • Strawberries for Valentine's Day

    Cook from the heart this Valentine's Day

    • February 13, 2018

    • by Clare O'Shea

    This Valentine’s Day cook for that special someone from the bottom of your heart. After all, nothing says ‘I love you’ like a tasty home-cooked meal … especially one that’s healthy.