• fruit

    Fruit: Why drink it? Just eat it.

    • Jun 25, 2019
    • by Alison McAleese

    LiveLighter looked beyond the health and nutrition claims plastered on ready-to-drink juice brands and found some companies aren’t delivering the healthy drink they’re promising to consumers.

  • Easter eggs

    More than half a kilo of sugar lurking in Eggstreme Easter eggs

    • Apr 17, 2019
    • by Gael Myers

    LiveLighter have been on an egg hunt looking for the most outrageously oversized versions of Easter bunnies and eggs available around Perth. We were shocked by the results, with a handful of Easter chocolates clocking in at a weighty 1kg!

  • 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!

  • Santa reaching for an unhealthy treat

    100 day challenge: How to avoid Christmas 'treats' and weight gain

    • Sep 16, 2018
    • by Jo Campbell

    This Saturday marks 100 days to Christmas - a great span of time in which to form new, healthy habits and perhaps even accomplish something big. Or, at least avoid forming unhealthy ones. So, get your thinking cap on and make a bold decision to make positive changes in your life ahead of the deluge of Santa-sized festive over-indulgence.

  • 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.

  • sugary drinks

    Sugary Drinks - Time to make real change

    • 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.

  • Michelle Crilly

    "Little goals are the way to go" when it comes to giving up soft drink: Michelle's story

    • Mar 20, 2018
    • by Michelle Crilly

    Young Yorta Yorta woman, Michelle Crilly, features in the new 'Our Stories' campaign sharing her positive experience in giving up soft drink.

  • BBQ options

    Beware the sausage fizzle

    • Jan 23, 2018
    • by Amelia Harray

    The humble snag may not be so humble after all. LiveLighter's recent Sausage Fizzle Survey highlights just what's in a sausage. Just in time for BBQ season.

  • 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