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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
Supermarket catalogues miss the mark when it comes to healthy trolleys
LiveLighter's latest survey shows fruit and vegetables take up just 4% of catalogue space.
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.
Aussies inspired to get healthy, but life getting in the way New data reveals our healthy and not-so healthy habits
A revealing new survey from LiveLighter has painted a stark picture of the health of Australian adults – we’re heavier than we think, we’re too busy to cook, some of us do no exercise at all and we’re still not eating enough vegies. On the plus side, almost half of us are trying to do something about our weight, Aussies in their forties are leading the way in fitness and popular cooking shows are inspiring us to get cooking.