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LiveLighter is a program developed in Western Australia which aims to encourage Australians to lead healthier lifestyles - to make changes to what they eat and drink, and to be more active.

One in four Australian adults are obese bringing heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer closer - along with a range of other health problems.

LiveLighter want to help people understand why they need to take action and what simple changes they can make in order to 'LiveLighter'.

LiveLighter program runs in Western Australia, Victoria and Northern Territory, and the website is available to all Australians.

The LiveLighter website offers a range of free tools and resources to help Australians achieve their healthy eating and physical activity goals. There are three choices of meal plans, a risk calculator as well as information for families, hundreds of free recipes and a range of healthy lifestyle information.

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - LiveLighter.

Last reviewed: September 2019

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LiveLighter - The sneaky sugar in 'healthy' drinks

It's pretty obvious that soft drinks aren't a healthy choice. But what about some of the other drinks that market themselves as a better choice?

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LiveLighter - Food and mood: what’s the link?

Excitingly, scientific research into what we eat and how it’s linked to our risk of developing mental health conditions and our mental wellbeing is growing. While there is still more to learn, researchers have been able to tease out some of the ways in which diet can alter our physiology, and the impact that this may have on mood.

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LiveLighter - Healthy Family Meals & Activities

Use LiveLighter for Families to develop healthy habits to help your family reach Australian standard guidelines for physical activity and nutrition. Find out more here.

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LiveLighter - Sugary Drinks Facts

Sugary drinks give us lots of energy but don’t fill us up or provide the nutrients we need to keep our bodies healthy. View our facts on Sugary Drinks here.

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LiveLighter - Tips to avoid sugary drinks

Sugary drinks can pack in as many kilojoules as food, but they don’t fill you up or provide the nutrients that your body needs. A 600mL cola contains around 16 teaspoons of sugar and over 1000kJ which is the same number of kilojoules as a tuna and salad sandwich.

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LiveLighter - Childhood Obesity Causes & Prevention

Find out here how making small changes to your kids diet and getting them active can reduce obesity and contribute to a much heathier life for your kids.

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LiveLighter - Sugary Drinks Calculator

Have you ever wondered how much sugar and energy you consume from drinks? Enter your details to find out

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LiveLighter - Top Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle

View our Top Tips to lose weight, get fit and healthy and ways to reduce sugar, salt, alcohol and improve your healthy by making good food choices.

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LiveLighter - Junk Food Facts

Junk food used to be just an occasional “treat” but these days Australians are eating more, and more often. Find out how it all adds up.

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