• Vegan feast

    To vegan or not to vegan? 4 essential tips

    • May 24, 2019
    • by Guest Author

    Going vegan is one of the biggest food trends of 2019. Australia is the third fastest growing vegan food product market in the world and we google information on the vegan diet much more than we do for other diets. But what do you need to know before you go vegan?

  • 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.

  • 60 foot falls

    Ways to make mum feel special this Mother’s Day

    • May 09, 2019
    • by Ellen Hart

    Burnt toast and cold tea might have been your go-to choice for mum as a kid, but now that you’re all grown up it’s time to find new ways to celebrate mum on Mother’s Day. There are plenty of simple things you can do to make your mum feel special this Mother’s Day, you might even enjoy them too!

  • Ebony_ActiveApril

    Meet Ebony: Our Active April champion

    • May 07, 2019
    • by Clare O'Shea

    25 year old Ebony lives in Victoria and wow-ed us in her response to our Premier's Active April competition. We chatted with Ebony to find out other tricks she has to keep active

  • 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!

  • exercise

    Make April your most active month yet

    • Apr 02, 2019
    • by Alice Bastable

    Keen to get more active but not sure where to begin? Check out our tips on how to achieve this and you’ll see yourself moving more and feeling better in no time

  • Pantry staples

    Too much on your plate? 5 healthy eating hacks for busy people

    • Mar 22, 2019
    • by Guest Author

    When life gets busy, a healthy diet probably isn’t at the top of your to-do list. But in order to feel good and stay on top of your busy schedule, eating well is key. Eating healthy doesn’t need to add extra time or burden to your jam-packed schedule. You just need a little forward thinking to help make healthy eating your norm. Your body will thank you for it!

  • 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.