• 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.

  • Healthy slushies at home

    How popular slushie drinks could be piling on the kilos

    • Dec 07, 2018
    • by Gael Myers, James Stevens-Cutler

    While a frozen sugary drink can seem like a cheap way to cool down on a scorching day, these drinks are packed with sugar your body doesn’t need.

  • Don't be sucked in by frozen sugary drinks

    Don’t Be Sucked In – The ridiculous amount of sugar in frozen drinks

    • Dec 05, 2018
    • by Jo Campbell

    While a frozen sugary drink can seem like a cheap way to cool down on a scorching day, these drinks are packed with sugar your body really doesn’t need. There’s definitely better ways to quench your thirst without risking your health.

  • Lemonade vs a sandwich

    The science of fullness... or why sugary drinks don't fill you up

    • Oct 26, 2018
    • by Gael Myers

    Have you ever heard the advice 'don't drink your kilojoules'? This blog post explores the science behind this claim to help you understand why ditching your sugary drinks habit and switching to water instead can do wonders for your health.

  • Santa reaching for an unhealthy treat

    100 day challenge: How to avoid Christmas 'treats' and weight gain

    • Sep 16, 2018
    • by Jo Campbell

    This Saturday marks 100 days to Christmas - a great span of time in which to form new, healthy habits and perhaps even accomplish something big. Or, at least avoid forming unhealthy ones. So, get your thinking cap on and make a bold decision to make positive changes in your life ahead of the deluge of Santa-sized festive over-indulgence.

  • Spring

    Spring back in to healthy habits

    • Sep 11, 2018
    • by Alice Bastable

    To celebrate spring LiveLighter Manager, Alice Bastable, shares her top healthy lifestyle tips that you can apply straight away!

  • burger

    Weighing in on kilojoules

    • May 21, 2018
    • by Alison McAleese

    Kilojoules: What are they and how do I cut back on excess kilojoules when eating out?

  • Michelle Crilly

    "Little goals are the way to go" when it comes to giving up soft drink: Michelle's story

    • Mar 20, 2018
    • by Michelle Crilly

    Young Yorta Yorta woman, Michelle Crilly, features in the new 'Our Stories' campaign sharing her positive experience in giving up soft drink.

  • Andrew - Life!

    Andrew sheds 30kg, cuts type 2 diabetes risk, boosts confidence

    • Mar 06, 2018
    • by Kelly Eng

    Having unsuccessfully attempted diets in the past Andrew readily joined the Life! program, always reminding himself of the reasons why he decided to make long term positive changes to his health.

  • Melbourne barista, Mike Dupes

    Mike reaps health benefits of kicking sugary drink habit

    • Mar 01, 2018
    • by Clare O'Shea

    By cutting back on sugary soft drinks, Mike has reduced his risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay, plus a range of other weight-related health problems. And now, with new research from Cancer Council Victoria and the University of Melbourne revealing sugary drink consumption can increase the risk of cancer, it looks like he has reduced this risk too.