• Sugary drinks are rotten for teeth

    Sugary drinks are rotten for teeth

    • Nov 08, 2021
    • by Dr Rebecca Williams

    The Australian Dental Association of WA has teamed up with LiveLighter to create a new campaign to help ditch sugary drinks and keep dentist visits quick and painless. Dr Rebecca Williams, paediatric dentist, gives us the rundown on why sugary drinks are rotten for teeth.

  • Sugary drinks don't belong in sport

    Olympians don't fuel their bodies with junk food, and neither should we

    • Aug 02, 2021
    • by Ainslie Sartori

    As millions of children and families around the globe tune in to see amazing feats of strength, endurance, and agility at this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, health experts have raised concerns about the huge volume of junk food and sugary drink marketing they will unwittingly be exposed to.

  • Family walks in the park

    Ditch the diet pressure and think health this year

    • Dec 22, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    It’s that time of the year when we frown at the string of festive feasts and resolve to lose 20 kilos. Here are three tips to refresh your New Year’s resolution thinking and feel great this new year.

  • Poolside Percy

    Cheers! 6 refreshing alcohol-free options to wet your whistle

    • Nov 27, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    Have you ever been to an event where there are endless choices of beer, wine and cocktails but the alcohol-free options are limited to fizzy water and soft drink? Me too. All the time.

  • Cherry creaming soda

    Sweet nothings: 7 tasty drinks to help you break up with soft drinks

    • Nov 20, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    Let’s face it; we all know that water is the healthiest drink. But sometimes that just doesn’t cut it when you’re struggling to resist the temptation of a soft drink.

  • Fast food worker hands over food to customer

    6 surprising facts about nutrition

    • Oct 27, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    In my work as a dietitian I sometimes come across surprising nutrition facts that are too interesting not to share! Here are my top 6.

  • Kids play sport

    Hitting the sweet spot in kid’s sport

    • Jul 20, 2020
    • by Alex Dreyer

    As some of Australia starts to open back up again, children and parents alike are eagerly awaiting the return of junior sport. Organised sport is a great way to get the benefits of physical activity, however it can also be a setting that encourages the consumption of junk food. Let’s help our kids to understand that the road to sporting success is paved with healthy food, not hamburgers. Here are four ways to help your kids shoot for health when playing junior sport.

  • Pile of junk food

    An epidemic of junk food marketing

    • May 19, 2020
    • by Ainslie Sartori

    Junk food companies and fast food restaurants have been quick to cash in on the COVID-19 crisis and the advice to stay home by shifting their marketing focus with lightening speed. But is the heavy promotion of junk foods and drinks really the type of messaging we need during this public health crisis?

  • work from home desk

    Healthy habits when working from home

    • Apr 24, 2020
    • by Anne Finch

    It’s a strange time! Many of us have been abruptly thrust into working from home. To help you adapt, we’re sharing our team’s top tips to keep up (or start!) good food and movement habits that will help you stay healthy while you stay at home.

  • Cashew chicken stir-fry with cauliflower rice

    Our favourite fruit and veg for Autumn

    • Mar 11, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    Not just any ol’ fruit or veg will cut it when it comes to improving our health. Only about 5% of Australians are eating enough, and we really need to aim higher than potato chips or a sad piece of wilted lettuce on the side of your plate! So what fruit and vegies should we be choosing?