• Andrea

    'How my anxiety and depression make losing weight even more difficult'

    • Oct 13, 2017
    • by Shannon Crane

    LiveLighter healthy champion Andrea shares the challenges of dealing with depression and anxiety while also trying to lose weight

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    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.

  • Andrea

    Meet Andrea: our newest healthy champion

    • Sep 06, 2017
    • by Alison McAleese

    LiveLighter is excited to introduce you to our newest healthy lifestyle champion – Andrea. Andrea lives in Melbourne and has just signed up to LiveLighter’s free 3-2-1 meal plan . We’ll follow her journey via blog posts, videos and photos as she embarks on a healthier LiveLighter lifestyle.

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    Snack-ification of breakfast

    • Aug 28, 2017
    • by Alison McAleese

    Breakfast is at risk of becoming more of a quick snack than a meal for some Aussies, as the range of breakfast biscuits, bars, drinks and other on-the-go products expands in supermarkets.

  • Having a difficult conversation with a loved one

    What to do if you have concerns about someone you love

    • Aug 02, 2017
    • by Amelia Harray

    Chatting to someone you care for about carrying excess weight can be a sensitive subject. LiveLighter’s resident Dietitian, Amelia Harray, puts on her mother, wife, daughter and friend hat with her top tips when considering a conversation.

  • Laurence makes small changes

    How Laurence broke old habits and made new ones

    • Jul 07, 2017
    • by LiveLighter

    Laurence, a Western Australian postal worker, faced turning 53 and at 102kg decided it was time he put his health and his family first.

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    More than half of foods aimed at kids are unhealthy: research

    • Jun 27, 2017
    • by Jane Martin

    Childhood obesity continues to be a major issue in Australia, with 27 per cent of our children now overweight or obese . So why are we still allowing food manufacturers to directly target children with promotions on unhealthy food?

  • Gold burger

    Time for burger-free Olympics

    • Jun 21, 2017
    • by Alice Pryor

    As the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and McDonald’s part ways, it's a unique opportunity for the IOC to look for healthier sponsors.

  • Girl watching screen

    Just like a Chocolate Milkshake only...dodgy and in need of regulation

    • May 10, 2017
    • by Andrea Western

    With one in four Australian children now overweight or obese, allowing big food companies to continue to bombard kids with ads about junk food is irresponsible.

  • overweight and cancer risk

    Carrying extra weight and cancer risk

    • Dec 02, 2016
    • by Alison McAleese

    Maintaining a healthy weight is an important way to reduce your risk of cancer, with obesity now linked to more cancer types than ever before.