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

  • Blueberry and Banana Bread

    Six foods that are healthier and cheaper to DIY

    • Jul 13, 2016
    • by Alison McAleese

    Packaged foods might seem like a convenient and easy option for a mid-week meal or a lunchbox snack – but don’t be fooled…

  • An assortment of breakfast options

    Is breakfast the most important meal of the day?

    • Mar 02, 2016
    • by Alison McAleese

    Breakfast has long been hailed as the most important meal, but is it really that necessary? We explore the evidence to see how it stacks up.

  • A Christmas tree made out of fruit

    Six ways to stay healthy this festive season

    • Nov 27, 2015
    • by Alison McAleese

    Every year in the week before Christmas, after a month of parties, I have the same conversation with myself: Next year I’m going to think about Christmas earlier and factor in my health.