- Apr 13, 2021
- by Anne Finch
If you’ve ever peeled open a burger to shove shreds of limp lettuce back into a puddle of semi-transparent mayonnaise and wondered… “why am I eating this again?”, we might have some answers for you.
- Mar 22, 2021
- by Gael Myers, Ainslie Sartori
We know that families are trying to stay healthy and eat well. But the world around us doesn’t make this easy, especially when the junk food industry is allowed to market their products to kids, and build their unhealthy outlets anywhere they want.
- Jun 05, 2020
- by Hannah Pierce
A recent snapshot report has found that in just one hour on a Friday night, one person was targeted with alcohol ads on Facebook and Instagram every 35 seconds. Check out the six tactics the alcohol industry has been using during this public health crisis to encourage us to buy and drink more alcohol.
- May 19, 2020
- by Ainslie Sartori
Junk food companies and fast food restaurants have been quick to cash in on the COVID-19 crisis and the advice to stay home by shifting their marketing focus with lightening speed. But is the heavy promotion of junk foods and drinks really the type of messaging we need during this public health crisis?
- Jan 15, 2020
- by Dr Rebecca Williams
The Australian Dental Association of WA has teamed up with LiveLighter® to create a new campaign to help ditch sugary drinks and help to keep dentist visits quick and painless. Dr Rebecca Williams, paediatric dentist, gives us the rundown on why sugary drinks are a rotten choice.
- Sep 19, 2019
- by Ben Somerford
We celebrate our LiveLighter dietitians to mark Dietitians Day
- Aug 19, 2019
- by Anne Finch, Melissa Ledger
It's well known that there's a link between carrying extra weight and a range of cancers. Here we unpack some of the reasons why.
- Dec 18, 2018
- by Alice Bastable
Before entering the holiday season it's important to consider the health implications that go beyond just feeling a bit lousy and dehydrated after a night of drinking too much. We take a look at what these health impacts are and suss out the best way to go alcohol free this season.
- May 21, 2018
- by Alison McAleese
Kilojoules: What are they and how do I cut back on excess kilojoules when eating out?
- 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.