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    Aussies slip up on their sugary drink knowledge

    • May 17, 2019
    • by Alison McAleese

    We take a look at the latest findings from the annual Shape of Australia survey which reveal Australians’ perceptions of sugary drinks and confirm just how hard big beverage brands’ sneaky marketing tactics are hitting us.

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    Kombucha – does it live up to the hype?

    • Jan 08, 2019
    • by Gael Myers

    With more and more kombucha products hitting the shelves, have you been left wondering whether this tangy and quirky tasting drink is actually a healthy choice? To find out, LiveLighter have conducted an analysis of 77 different kombucha products.

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    How popular slushie drinks could be piling on the kilos

    • Dec 07, 2018
    • by Gael Myers, James Stevens-Cutler

    While a frozen sugary drink can seem like a cheap way to cool down on a scorching day, these drinks are packed with sugar your body doesn’t need.

  • Don't be sucked in by frozen sugary drinks

    Don’t Be Sucked In – The ridiculous amount of sugar in frozen drinks

    • Dec 05, 2018
    • by Jo Campbell

    While a frozen sugary drink can seem like a cheap way to cool down on a scorching day, these drinks are packed with sugar your body really doesn’t need. There’s definitely better ways to quench your thirst without risking your health.

  • Flavoured waters

    Sugary liquid with a healthy spin

    • Nov 15, 2018
    • by Alice Bastable

    At a glance consumers may think they are making a healthy choice by choosing flavoured waters over soft drinks. However, we looked beyond these products’ health claims and promises of functional benefits and found Aussies could be guzzling more sugar than they realise!

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    Brain foods - Eat right for exam time

    • Oct 26, 2018
    • by Gael Myers

    Some useful tips for parents on how to improve children's concentration levels during exam times.

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    The science of fullness... or why sugary drinks don't fill you up

    • Oct 26, 2018
    • by Gael Myers

    Have you ever heard the advice 'don't drink your kilojoules'? This blog post explores the science behind this claim to help you understand why ditching your sugary drinks habit and switching to water instead can do wonders for your health.

  • Spring

    Spring back in to healthy habits

    • Sep 11, 2018
    • by Alice Bastable

    To celebrate spring LiveLighter Manager, Alice Bastable, shares her top healthy lifestyle tips that you can apply straight away!

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    Flavoured milks - how healthy is your favourite carton?

    • Jun 07, 2018
    • by Amelia Harray

    LiveLighter surveyed over 90 flavoured milks available in WA and VIC to see how they stack up.

  • What's hiding in flavoured milk

    Flavoured Milk's sweet additions

    • Jun 07, 2018
    • by Emma Groves

    Flavoured milks can be a popular drink choice when looking for something more substantial than water and hoping to reap the health benefits that milk provides. There is however an overwhelming selection to choose from and plenty that pack a whole lot of added sugar. LiveLighter's latest Flavoured Milk Survey reveals just how much.