WA Media Releases
New data reveals Aussies’ weight gain over Christmas
The data is released to coincide with the start of Cancer Council’s latest LiveLighter campaign which aims to encourage Western Australians who drink to reduce their alcohol consumption behaviour during the festive season.
Western Australians are not eating enough vegies
One in 14 WA adults meet the recommended daily serve of vegies
Richmond Football Club sets benchmark for healthy sponsorship in AFL
The review found that 17 of the 18 AFL clubs were sponsored by at least one ‘red’ sponsor, with six of the teams having unhealthy sponsors on their playing uniform
WA records lowest levels of teenage sugary drinks consumption in Australia
Latest survey indicates LiveLighter’s® positive impact
Study finds 2 in 3 drinks at Perth supermarket checkouts are bad for health
A LiveLighter analysis found that only one quarter of the drinks displayed were sugar and sweetener free.
Glory extends partnership with LiveLighter
The LiveLighter message will be seen during the 2019/20 Hyundai A-League season with the extension of Glory’s existing partnership with Healthway.
LiveLighter calls for urgent action with new campaign
CCWA will today launch the next LiveLighter® public education campaign that urges Western Australians to reduce their cancer risk by reducing sugary drink consumption
Juice study supports LiveLighter’s Health Star Ratings push for change
An analysis of 38 popular ready-to-drink juice brands shows the need to make changes to the way that Health Star Ratings (HSR) are calculated for fruit juices to help consumers make more informed decisions, according to LiveLighter.
Aussies’ growing ‘app-etite’ for convenience comes at a price
New data reveals convenience foods get in the way of our efforts to eat well
More than half a kilo of sugar in Eggstreme Easter eggs
If you’re not keen on a nine hour jog this long weekend, you might want to skip that giant egg. Cancer Council WA’s LiveLighter dietitians went on an egg hunt this week to see just how much sugar is lurking in the trendy enormous eggs for sale across Perth.
VIC Media Releases
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How healthy are we? New survey reveals gap in Aussies’ knowledge of health consequences of poor diet and physical inactivity
A new LiveLighter survey has revealed most Aussies give themselves top marks when it comes to their health but fail to meet national nutrition and physical activity recommendations.
Australians slip up on their sugary drink knowledge
A new LiveLighter survey has revealed that although many Aussies are hooked on sugary drinks, some are confused when it comes to identifying which beverages are laden with excess sugar.
Hot cross buns: LiveLighter warns Victorians against bun-derestimating the energy content in Easter treats
With supermarket shelves brimming with hot cross buns as early as January, LiveLighter is reminding Victorians to make sure an Easter ‘treat’ doesn’t become an everyday habit.
Latrobe Valley Bus Lines driving positive change among employees
LiveLighter is encouraging all Victorians to take a leaf out of Latrobe Valley Bus Lines’ playbook and embrace the Premier’s Active April as an opportunity to incorporate more physical activity into their day.
Ice ice baby – choosing the healthiest icy pole for your kids this summer
A new LiveLighter analysis of over 20 icy pole brands has revealed some products are masquerading as ‘full of fruit’ when in reality some contain up to five teaspoons of sugar per serving.
No running from resolutions with new parkrun partnership
Given that 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February, parkrun Australia is grabbing hold of January to help ensure more Australians maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.
Cleaning Up Junk Food In Sport: It’s Just Not Cricket
Public health groups are calling on elite sporting clubs to clean their act up as new research shows mums and dads are sick of major sports codes partnering with junk food companies that put profits before health.
Flavoured water: sugary liquid with a healthy spin
‘Healthy’ waters hide up to 5.5tsp sugar per bottle, analysis shows
Victorians urged to get back in touch with nature
As daylight savings approaches and the weather gets warmer LiveLighter and Parks Victoria are encouraging Victorians to rediscover their love of nature to improve their health and wellbeing.
LiveLighter urges Victorians to spring back to a healthy routine
As the days start to get longer and warmer, LiveLighter is urging Victorians to use the change of seasons as a chance to start making healthier lifestyle choices.