• visceral fat

    The science of weight and cancer

    • 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.

  • Kaylia Stanton recipe card

    Fuelling for success

    • Jul 29, 2019
    • by Guest Author

    West Coast Fever player Kaylia Stanton gives us the low down on the life of a professional netballer and insight into her practical placement with LiveLighter.

  • woman sleeping

    Five things you need to know about sleep

    • Jul 16, 2019
    • by Clare O'Shea

    Want to develop a healthier sleep pattern and set yourself up for sweet dreams? Develop a healthier sleep pattern with the help of LiveLighter's facts and tips

  • Bottles of sugary drink

    Why we need to talk about the link between being above a healthy weight and cancer

    • Nov 30, 2018
    • by Guest Author

    General Practice Registrar, Dr Gihan Jayaweera, discusses the important of sensitively initiating discussion with patients about the risks involved with being above a healthy weight as well as what can be done.

  • burger

    Weighing in on kilojoules

    • May 21, 2018
    • by Alison McAleese

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

  • Kirstan Corben

    Health Professionals get a chance to LiveLighter

    • May 07, 2018
    • by Michelle Weall

    The LiveLighter Professional Development Forum held in Western Australia earlier this month saw over 160 health professionals participate in 17 hours of presentations and workshops giving local, national and international perspectives on obesity prevention, nutrition, physical activity and environments for change.

  • The immediate benefits of moving more

    Physical Activity to feel better

    • Apr 04, 2018
    • by Peter Edwards

    We know what you’re probably thinking: “another physical activity blog about exercising to reduce my chance of getting sick.” Well, yes and no.

  • Fried chicken and sport? It's just not cricket.

    Junk food in sport, just isn't cricket

    • Dec 24, 2017
    • by LiveLighter

    They're turning our passion for sport into a profit

  • Marketing to kids

    Obesity: we must act now to save Australian lives

    • Oct 02, 2017
    • by Clare O'Shea

    Leading health, medical, consumer and community groups have united to call on the Federal Government to take immediate action to tackle Australia’s obesity problem. Here's what they're calling for.

  • 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.