• Processed meats

    4 foods you should eat & 3 you should avoid to prevent cancer

    • Aug 27, 2019
    • by Gael Myers

    With so much information out there about food and cancer, and everyone from doctors to crusading mums to celebrity chefs weighing in, it can be difficult to sort the wheat from the chaff when it comes to getting accurate nutrition information. Here are 7 dietitian approved tips for reducing your cancer risk.

  • Kaylia Stanton recipe card

    Fuelling for success

    • Jul 29, 2019
    • by Guest Author

    West Coast Fever player Kaylia Stanton gives us the low down on the life of a professional netballer and insight into her practical placement with LiveLighter.

  • fruit

    Fruit: Why drink it? Just eat it.

    • Jun 25, 2019
    • by Alison McAleese

    LiveLighter looked beyond the health and nutrition claims plastered on ready-to-drink juice brands and found some companies aren’t delivering the healthy drink they’re promising to consumers.

  • sugar glass

    Aussies slip up on their sugary drink knowledge

    • May 17, 2019
    • by Alison McAleese

    We take a look at the latest findings from the annual Shape of Australia survey which reveal Australians’ perceptions of sugary drinks and confirm just how hard big beverage brands’ sneaky marketing tactics are hitting us.

  • Superfood swaps

    Superfood swaps

    • Mar 14, 2019
    • by Gael Myers

    Swapping superfoods like goji berries and acai for everyday fruits and vegetables will help save you money and boost your nutrition. Watch our interview with Today Tonight.

  • Kombucha bottles

    Kombucha – does it live up to the hype?

    • Jan 08, 2019
    • by Gael Myers

    With more and more kombucha products hitting the shelves, have you been left wondering whether this tangy and quirky tasting drink is actually a healthy choice? To find out, LiveLighter have conducted an analysis of 77 different kombucha products.

  • Plant milks

    Going mad over milk

    • Nov 30, 2018
    • by Guest Author

    In the past, it was delivered to your doorstep each day, but now we are faced with half an aisle dedicated to milk and plant-based milk alternatives that we have to make a choice from. So how do the plant-based alternatives really stack up against traditional cow’s milk?

  • Flavoured waters

    Sugary liquid with a healthy spin

    • Nov 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!

  • 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.

  • Health food aisle

    Health food aisle

    • Mar 01, 2018
    • by Amelia Harray

    Guilt-free food? The health food aisle may seem trendy, but it all comes down to clever marketing...