LiveLighter Victoria Campaign Manager and Dietitian

Alison McAleese

Alison McAleese is an accredited practising dietitian with eight years’ experience in public health and obesity prevention. Alison has developed a special interest in prevention of disease and public health nutrition. She has worked in community nutrition education, project development and public health roles across Australia and the UK. Alison is the Victorian LiveLighter Campaign Manager at Cancer Council Victoria.


Articles by this author

  • burger

    Weighing in on kilojoules

    • May 21, 2018

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

  • What's causing that beer belly?

    The big fat myth of low-carb beer

    • May 01, 2018

    Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but the reality is low-carb beers have only slightly fewer kilojoules than regular beer. They’re not healthy, and drinking them certainly won’t prevent weight gain.

  • puppies enjoying watermelon

    How to cool down without the sugar

    • January 11, 2018

    At first glimpse a frozen drink can seem like a cheap and innocent way to cool down on a scorching day. However, we looked beyond the price tag and found they’re packed with added sugar!

  • Hidden sugar

    Exposing the hidden sugar in your diet

    • November 14, 2017

    We all know that confectionary is full of sugar, but you might be surprised to learn that tomato sauce is about one quarter sugar and a sugary drink contains up to 16 teaspoons of sugar! Where is the sugar hiding in your diet?

  • Andrea

    Meet Andrea: our newest healthy champion

    • September 06, 2017

    LiveLighter is excited to introduce you to our newest healthy lifestyle champion – Andrea. Andrea lives in Melbourne and has just signed up to LiveLighter’s free 3-2-1 meal plan . We’ll follow her journey via blog posts, videos and photos as she embarks on a healthier LiveLighter lifestyle.