• 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • choc chia

    How to host a healthy morning tea

    • Jun 04, 2019
    • by Clare O'Shea

    Morning and afternoon teas offer a great opportunity for us to add colour and variety to our daily intake. If you've got one coming up why not try out our healthy tweaks and recipe suggestions? These will not only leave your guests feeling satisfied but have them avoiding that all too familiar post-morning tea slump.

  • 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.

  • Easter eggs

    More than half a kilo of sugar lurking in Eggstreme Easter eggs

    • Apr 17, 2019
    • by Gael Myers

    LiveLighter have been on an egg hunt looking for the most outrageously oversized versions of Easter bunnies and eggs available around Perth. We were shocked by the results, with a handful of Easter chocolates clocking in at a weighty 1kg!

  • Cooking magazines

    Super foods or super dud cuisine - what’s cooking in your favourite mags?

    • Feb 22, 2019
    • by Guest Author

    Many of us get inspiration for what to eat from recipes in magazines. But, are these recipes actually any good for us? We crunched the numbers on the recipes found in five leading Australian titles to see how well they match up to LiveLighter’s nutrition guidelines for total fat, saturated fat, sugar and salt.

  • tutty fruity popsicles

    Ice ice baby – the healthiest icy-poles revealed

    • Feb 04, 2019
    • by Alice Bastable

    Our analysis of popular icy-pole brands has revealed some products are masquerading as ‘full of fruit’ when in reality some contain up to five teaspoons of sugar per serving. Have no fear! We found the healthiest icy poles available at Woolies and Coles, so you can say yes, with a little less sugar.

  • 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.