WA Media Releases
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.
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.
Don't Be Sucked In This Summer
Summer officially starts tomorrow and obesity prevention initiative, LiveLighter®, is warning people to beware the barrage of cheap frozen sugary drinks with the launch of their ‘Don’t Be Sucked In’ campaign.
Sugary Drinks Set To Fizzle Out - National Expert Shows WA Hospitals How
A national expert in public health is to meet with WA health leaders this week to discuss removing sugary drinks ahead of next week’s deadline to comply with the Government’s Healthy Options Policy.
WA Community Support For Sugary Drinks Tax
A new survey has found Western Australians want a tax on sugary drinks.
World Obesity Day: Why Industry Should Take More Responsibility For The Obesity Epidemic
New LiveLighter research shows a high degree of public support for restrictions on the sale of junk foods and sugary drinks.
100 Days To Christmas – How One Mince Pie A Day Could Make You Stack On Unwanted Kilos
Christmas is already in full swing in supermarket aisles and catalogues prompting a plea from LiveLighter® for Western Australians to ensure their festive ‘treats’ don’t become an everyday habit.
The Tempter Trap
With supermarket shelves and catalogues bulging with Easter ‘treats’ since January, make sure your Easter ‘treat’ doesn’t become a habit.
VIC Media Releases
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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.
A day's worth of sugar in one hit
One carton of flavoured milk – the well-known tradie morning tea staple – could contain nearly as much sugar as half a packet of lollies, according to a new analysis from LiveLighter.
Online health advice not always best for offline health
New data from LiveLighter has revealed Australians are turning to the internet as their preferred source of information and advice on healthy weight and weight loss, with 44% seeking such information online.
Healthier choices become easier in Victoria
LiveLighter warmly welcomes the commencement of mandatory kilojoule labelling in chain fast food outlets and supermarkets across Victoria this month.
Graphic campaign curbs Victorians' love affair with sugary drinks
Victorians could be spared from 1,085 new cases of type 2 diabetes and 153 new cases of heart disease if the government ran a graphic public education campaign on the link between sugary drinks and chronic health conditions, according to health researchers.
Is "low carb" beer really better for you? New analysis shows it's a big fat myth
Health groups call for nutrition info panels on alcohol
GPs a leading source of weight and nutrition info: survey
Doctors urged to get comfortable talking to patients about obesity
A nation of 'car potatoes'
New figures from a LiveLighter survey reveal three out of four Aussies prefer to drive than walk.
It's a slippery slurp to toxic fat
A cheeky, graphic counter-campaign taking on cheap frozen drink promotions like $1 Slurpees and Frozen Cokes has hit Victorian bus and tram stops to urge Australians to rethink their sugary drink.