WA Media Releases
McDonalds home delivery spreads junk food net wider
The David and Goliath battle between junk food giants and public health campaigners has amped up with McDonalds now trialling a home delivery service in the city of Karratha.
We're reaching crisis point on the obesity scale
An alarming report out today reveals most people in OECD countries are now overweight or obese exposing an increasing number of people to chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and several cancers.
Save yourself from a sugary Easter fate
LiveLighter is urging West Australians to think about their extra energy intake this Easter as they reveal not only the amount of activity needed to work off the decadent chocolates but also how the total energy in those chocolates can be found in an entire meal.
Don't be sucked in to guzzle 30 teaspoons of sugar
LiveLighter has banded together with leading health groups to urge West Australians to look for healthier ways to feel refreshed as fast food chains promote cheap frozen drinks that in many cases contain about 30 teaspoons of sugar.
LiveLighter celebrates Australia Day with 'Bottoms Up' campaign
LiveLighter has launched its Australia Day campaign that aims to encourage West Australians adults to get their bottoms up off the couch and get active.
Pizza makers mislead consumers
An analysis of takeaway pizzas, including those from major national chains, supermarkets and gourmet independent outlets, showed more than half of the pizzas tested had more salt, sugar or fat in their products than stated on the company’s nutritional panels.
Halt those extra kilos this festive season
IIt’s that time of year where social occasions fill up the calendar and finding time to exercise and maintain healthy eating habits becomes harder. So aside from pledging the common New Year’s resolutions what can we do to beat the Christmas bulge?
LiveLighter experts applaud as health groups throw down challenge to Coca-Cola
Experts from the LiveLighter campaign are applauding peak health and community organisations today for their powerful letter to Coca-Cola asking them to take real action in tackling the obesity issue in Australia.
LiveLighter urges people to stop drinking themselves fat
The LiveLighter Campaign is today urging West Australians to reduce their consumption of sugary drinks as a key strategy to reduce the growing rates of overweight and obesity.
Junk food giant preys on time poor families
McDonald's family value box contains over half an individual's daily energy requirement