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    More than half of foods aimed at kids are unhealthy: research

    • Jun 27, 2017
    • by Jane Martin

    Childhood obesity continues to be a major issue in Australia, with 27 per cent of our children now overweight or obese . So why are we still allowing food manufacturers to directly target children with promotions on unhealthy food?

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    Work lunches that pull their weight

    • Jun 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.

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    Easy snack swaps

    • Jun 22, 2017
    • by LiveLighter

    Being prepared when hunger hits means you can dodge the junky snacks. We reckon these hit the spot.

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    Time for burger-free Olympics

    • Jun 21, 2017
    • by Alice Pryor

    As the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and McDonald’s part ways, it's a unique opportunity for the IOC to look for healthier sponsors.

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    No App required: Add LiveLighter to your mobile

    • Jun 19, 2017
    • by Anne Finch

    You've asked, we've listened. Here's our 'No app required' way to access the LiveLighter meal planner from your mobile.

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    Make your own: stock

    • Jun 19, 2017
    • by Anne Finch

    With soup season (aka winter) upon us we’re using a lot more stock in the kitchen! Making your own stock saves money, reduces food waste, and makes for delicious dishes.

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    A bit about BMI

    • Jun 16, 2017
    • by Guest Author

    Have you heard of BMI? It's a simple calculation to classify people's weight. It's not perfect though, here's some of the things to be aware of.

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    5 Ways To Keep The Family Moving This Winter

    • Jun 05, 2017
    • by Anita Nichols

    Keeping the family active in winter can be tricky, so we've rounded up five ways to take advantage of the many winter activity possibilities.

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    How healthy is the "health food" aisle?

    • May 31, 2017
    • by Alison McAleese

    Paleo, superfoods, activated, raw – the health food section of the supermarket is full of snacks which claim to be healthy. But are they worth the extra cost?

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    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.