• 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.

  • Blended alcohol

    Think before you drink this Christmas

    • Dec 18, 2018
    • by Alice Bastable

    Before entering the holiday season it's important to consider the health implications that go beyond just feeling a bit lousy and dehydrated after a night of drinking too much. We take a look at what these health impacts are and suss out the best way to go alcohol free this season.

  • 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.

  • overweight and cancer risk

    Carrying extra weight and cancer risk

    • Dec 02, 2016
    • by Alison McAleese

    Maintaining a healthy weight is an important way to reduce your risk of cancer, with obesity now linked to more cancer types than ever before.

  • Frozen fruit drink

    What to drink when you're not drinking

    • Jul 28, 2016
    • by Alison McAleese

    Cutting back on sugary drinks is a great way to reduce your sugar intake, but it’s not always easy.

  • A Christmas tree made out of fruit

    Six ways to stay healthy this festive season

    • Nov 27, 2015
    • by Alison McAleese

    Every year in the week before Christmas, after a month of parties, I have the same conversation with myself: Next year I’m going to think about Christmas earlier and factor in my health.

  • Two wine glasses, one filled with red wine and the other white

    8 things I've learnt from cutting back on alcohol

    • Jul 31, 2015
    • by Shannon Crane

    My excuses could go on forever. But having turned 30 earlier this year, my body unfortunately can't