• 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.

  • Nicole and kids

    An everyday pester power battle: Nicole's story

    • Aug 06, 2018
    • by Clare O'Shea

    We sat down with mother of two, Nicole French, and asked her to explain the everyday pester power battle she faces as a result of the food industry manipulatively marketing unhealthy food to her children.

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    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?

  • sugary drinks

    Sugary Drinks - Time to make real change

    • Apr 09, 2018
    • by Emma Groves

    Given the evidence of the harm associated with sugary drink consumption, perhaps it’s time to reconsider where they are sold and are available for purchase. Take action to reduce their sale at your workplace, local recreation centre or sports club.

  • Fried chicken and sport? It's just not cricket.

    Junk food in sport, just isn't cricket

    • Dec 24, 2017
    • by LiveLighter

    They're turning our passion for sport into a profit

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    Sugary Drinks Brain freeze - When a $1 drink becomes a part of our everyday

    • Nov 27, 2017
    • by Emma Groves

    As the weather heats up, beware the barrage of $1 frozen sugary drink promotions. Available in fast food outlets, petrol stations, sports centres and delis, you could be forgiven for thinking that at $1 a frozen treat is a fun, harmless way to treat yourself in the warmer weather.

  • Marketing to kids

    Obesity: we must act now to save Australian lives

    • Oct 02, 2017
    • by Clare O'Shea

    Leading health, medical, consumer and community groups have united to call on the Federal Government to take immediate action to tackle Australia’s obesity problem. Here's what they're calling for.

  • packaged foods

    More than half of foods aimed at kids are unhealthy: research

    • Jun 27, 2017
    • by Jane Martin

    Childhood obesity continues to be a major issue in Australia, with 27 per cent of our children now overweight or obese . So why are we still allowing food manufacturers to directly target children with promotions on unhealthy food?

  • Gold burger

    Time for burger-free Olympics

    • Jun 21, 2017
    • by Alice Pryor

    As the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and McDonald’s part ways, it's a unique opportunity for the IOC to look for healthier sponsors.

  • Girl watching screen

    Just like a Chocolate Milkshake only...dodgy and in need of regulation

    • May 10, 2017
    • by Andrea Western

    With one in four Australian children now overweight or obese, allowing big food companies to continue to bombard kids with ads about junk food is irresponsible.