WA Media Releases
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.