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LiveLighter nutritionist and busy mum

Jenny Atkins

Jenny has worked for over 14 years in nutrition promotion.  She is a Nutritionist for LiveLighter and is based at Cancer Council WA. She is driven by a desire to empower people to take control and create healthy lifestyles for themselves and their families. Jenny is a self-confessed foodie. In her time away from the office, you will find Jenny cooking up a storm in the kitchen, flitting between kid’s out of school activities, entertaining and spending time with family & friends.

Articles by this author

  • red lunar new year lanterns

    Happy Lunar New Year

    • Feb 08, 2024
    • by Jenny Atkins

    In my family, the Lunar New Year is one of the best times of the year and another opportunity to gather with family, friends and of course, eat fabulous food!

  • Woman at the beach

    Summertime is salad time!

    • Jan 30, 2023
    • by Jenny Atkins

    It’s summer and it’s hot! So, now is the perfect time to eat all things cold including delicious summer salads packed full of fresh, seasonal fruit and vegies.

  • sun orange

    No-cook summer meals

    • Jan 22, 2021
    • by Jenny Atkins

    When it’s hot outside, I’m looking for ways to keep my house cool. No-cook recipes sound like the perfect solution for summer meals. So, get ready to step away from the microwave, stove and oven and try these ten meal ideas that are perfect all summer long!

  • leftovers in the fridge

    Love your leftovers

    • Dec 09, 2020
    • by Jenny Atkins

    LiveLighter Nutritionist, Jen Atkins, shares her easy tips on converting festive leftovers into new yummy and healthy dishes.

  • Sugar by a different name

    Sugar by a different name

    • Oct 03, 2018
    • by Jenny Atkins

    There are more than 50 names used on nutrient labels for sugar, making it very hard to make an informed decision about what you’re eating. Watch our experts reveal more about sugars in breakfast cereal in an interview with Today Tonight