• Women reads food label

    Judging a book by its cover: Can you tell how healthy a food is by looking at the label?

    • Feb 06, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    With our supermarket aisles overflowing with choice and the persuasive influence of clever marketing and ‘buzz’ nutrition words, choosing the healthiest option is not always obvious.In celebration of Smart Eating Week 2020, we’ve put together an easy guide to help you cut through the claims and decide for yourself if a food is a healthy choice.

  • Boy eats watermelon with his grandma

    How grandparents can become champions of healthy eating

    • Feb 01, 2020
    • by Michelle Jongenelis

    When it comes to what kids eat, how important are grandparents really?

  • dental mirror

    Sugary drinks are a rotten choice

    • Jan 15, 2020
    • by Dr Rebecca Williams

    The Australian Dental Association of WA has teamed up with LiveLighter® to create a new campaign to help ditch sugary drinks and help to keep dentist visits quick and painless. Dr Rebecca Williams, paediatric dentist, gives us the rundown on why sugary drinks are a rotten choice.  

  • Cooking up a storm

    Top 5 tips for a healthier you

    • Jan 12, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    To celebrate the start the new year we've put together our top tips to help kick start your way to a healthier you.

  • Tiago de Sousa

    Soccer dad Tiago reaps benefits of quitting alcohol

    • Dec 27, 2019
    • by Ben Somerford

    North Perth resident Tiago de Sousa quit alcohol and joined the MAN v FAT soccer program earlier this year and is now enjoying a healthier lifestyle with his young family.

  • Cooking pasta

    Low-carb craze: Should we avoid carbohydrates?

    • Nov 06, 2019
    • by Guest Author

    We see endless weight loss diets suggesting that we ditch the carbs. These diets claim that cutting carbs will lead to weight loss, but is that the truth? And should we really be avoiding them?

  • Sugar teaspoons

    How much sugar is actually in your drink?

    • Sep 06, 2019
    • by Anne Finch

    Sugary drinks are everywhere. They promise to give you a boost, bring you summer or even just get you discounted fuel. What’s the real deal behind these sugary drinks?

  • 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.

  • visceral fat

    The science of weight and cancer

    • Aug 19, 2019
    • by Anne Finch, Melissa Ledger

    It's well known that there's a link between carrying extra weight and a range of cancers. Here we unpack some of the reasons why.

  • 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.