• Melbourne barista, Mike Dupes

    Mike reaps health benefits of kicking sugary drink habit

    • Mar 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

    • Feb 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.

  • winter olympics armchair exercises

    Make like an Olympian and get moving

    • Feb 09, 2018
    • by Peter Edwards

    As the Winter Olympics kick off it's time to jump off the couch and get moving.

  • Keeping on track

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

    • Jan 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.

  • BBQ options

    Beware the sausage fizzle

    • Jan 23, 2018
    • by Amelia Harray

    The humble snag may not be so humble after all. LiveLighter's recent Sausage Fizzle Survey highlights just what's in a sausage. Just in time for BBQ season.

  • puppies enjoying watermelon

    How to cool down without the sugar

    • Jan 11, 2018
    • by Alison McAleese

    At first glimpse a frozen drink can seem like a cheap and innocent way to cool down on a scorching day. However, we looked beyond the price tag and found they’re packed with added sugar!

  • pantry essentials

    The busy people's guide to pantry essentials

    • Jan 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.

  • happy new year

    Make a fresh start this New Year!

    • Dec 30, 2017
    • by Guest Author

    Every January we see another round of diets, detoxes and exercise programs for those of us who have indulged (or just enjoyed ourselves) over the Christmas period. This is a great time to think about changes we can make. But let’s tackle it a bit differently this year. Here are five tips to ‘detox’ your life!

  • Fried chicken and sport? It's just not cricket.

    Junk food in sport, just isn't cricket

    • Dec 24, 2017
    • by LiveLighter

    They're turning our passion for sport into a profit

  • leftovers in the fridge

    Love your leftovers

    • Dec 14, 2017
    • by Jenny Atkins

    LiveLighter Nutritionist, Jen Atkins, shares her easy tips on converting festive leftovers into new yummy and healthy dishes.