17 Oct 2018
WA Community Support For Sugary Drinks Tax
A new survey has found Western Australians want a tax on sugary drinks.
11 Oct 2018
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.
28 Mar 2018
The Tempter Trap
With supermarket shelves and catalogues bulging with Easter ‘treats’ since January, make sure your Easter ‘treat’ doesn’t become a habit.
23 Mar 2018
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.
4 Jan 2018
Media Note: Hold the Bacon
CSIRO's latest report highlights the importance of protein being spread throughout the day. Breakfast is a key time in the day to eat many valuable nutrients and a perfect opportunity to increase protein intake (Bacon not included).
26 Dec 2017
Fried Chicken and Sport? It's just not cricket.
KFC continues to exploit Australia's love of cricket over the summer holiday period with a heavily marketed junk food campaign, including sponsorship of Cricket Australia's Big Bash League.
27 Nov 2017
Sugary Drinks Brain freeze - When a $1 drink becomes a part of our everyday
As the weather heats up, beware the barrage of $1 frozen sugary drink promotions. Available in fast food outlets, petrol stations, sports centres and delis, you could be forgiven for thinking that at $1 a frozen treat is a fun, harmless way to treat yourself in the warmer weather.
14 Nov 2017
An inconvenient truth: Health experts reveal ready meals not so convenient for good health
Time poor West Australians are helping to fuel an increased demand for ready meals on supermarket shelves. Moving from the frozen food aisle, ready meals are now also available in the chilled aisle and considered an affordable meal option for many WA families.
2 Nov 2017
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.
5 Sep 2017
The Big C: Excess weight second biggest preventable cause
While most people associate habits such as smoking as a preventable cause of cancer, a recent LiveLighter survey shows only 56% of people were aware of the link between being overweight and an increased risk of cancer.