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.