Accredited Practising Dietitian for LiveLighter

Anne Finch

Anne grew up in a tofu and lentils kind of house, and after a brief rebellion working in bars and bakeries, became an Accredited Practising Dietitian. She is based at Cancer Council WA and has been working predominantly in public health and chronic disease prevention since 2013. She loves creating resources and recipes, promoting evidence-based practice and dispelling internet nutrition myths.


Articles by this author

  • Illustration of a man with a mega milkshake in hand

    The mega issue with mega milkshakes

    • Dec 09, 2015
    • by Anne Finch

    Seen the obscene milk shakes all over your social media? You know, the ones that are made in a jar and have two donuts and a full English breakfast on top? I really hate to come over all food-police on this one, but I think we need to settle down with all the extreme foods.

  • Cans of diet drink

    Diet drinks and artificial sweeteners... what's the catch?

    • Nov 19, 2015
    • by Anne Finch

    With so much heat in the sugar debate, a lot of people are looking to reduce their sugar intake. And don't worry, the food industry has noticed!

  • A sports drink wrapped in caution tape

    The sneaky sugar in 'healthy' drinks

    • Nov 12, 2015
    • by Anne Finch

    It's pretty obvious that soft drinks aren't a healthy choice. But what about some of the other drinks that market themselves as a better choice?

  • A glass filled with marshmellows

    Is it time to rethink those sugary drinks?

    • Nov 06, 2015
    • by Anne Finch

    Why does a soft drink taste better than a sickly sweet tea with 10 sugars? Confusingly, it’s because it doesn’t taste as sweet.

  • A teaspoon holding 3 sugar cubes

    Not so sweet on the sweet stuff

    • Oct 29, 2015
    • by Anne Finch

    Sugar sure is having its time in the spotlight. What’s the big deal? And what does it mean for you?