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

  • breakfast jar

    Snack-ification of breakfast

    • Aug 28, 2017
    • by Alison McAleese

    Breakfast is at risk of becoming more of a quick snack than a meal for some Aussies, as the range of breakfast biscuits, bars, drinks and other on-the-go products expands in supermarkets.

  • 5 Foods to Stop Avoiding

    5 foods you can stop avoiding

    • Aug 08, 2017
    • by Alison McAleese

    One day we’re told eggs are good for us, the next day they’re not. This week you might read that carbs are out, until next week when an article says they’re back in. We get it. Knowing what is truly healthy can be confusing! We want to clear the air once and for all on five foods many people think are unhealthy.

  • PUBLIC V EXPERTS

    What is healthy? Experts and public disagree

    • Jul 06, 2017
    • by Alison McAleese

    A new survey by LiveLighter has revealed a huge gap between what the public and nutrition experts think is healthy.

  • Health Food Aisle Alternatives

    How healthy is the "health food" aisle?

    • May 31, 2017
    • by Alison McAleese

    Paleo, superfoods, activated, raw – the health food section of the supermarket is full of snacks which claim to be healthy. But are they worth the extra cost?

  • Running shoes

    The best way to refuel after a run

    • May 24, 2017
    • by Alison McAleese

    Running a personal best not only requires putting in the miles but also eating right. Here are our top tips for how to refuel after a run.