Man Food that Helps Reduce your Health Risks

Mens Current Health Situation in Australia: 75% of men are obese or overweight 1 in 2 men develop cancer 5.4% men have heart disease  The Burden Unhealthy Eating has on disease in Australia An unhealthy diet is one of the major causes of disease in Australia In 2015, unhealthy eating choices contributed to: 62% of …Read more »

Snapshot of Men’s Health Risks & Nutritional Needs

When it comes to giving general healthy eating advice, it is the same for men and women: eat plenty of fruit and vegetables, wholegrain carbohydrates, lean protein and some healthy fats. There are however, some nutritional needs that differ with gender. Men’s Nutritional Needs Because men are generally of a larger stature and have more …Read more »

9 Ways to Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes is the most common form of the condition and accounts for between 85-90% of diabetes. Unlike Type 1, Type 2 can be prevented by making changes to your lifestyle. If you have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes making these changes will also have a great effect upon alleviating your symptoms and …Read more »

Type 2 Diabetes Nutrition Myths

Let us bust some myths when it comes to food and Type 2 diabetes for you. Myth #1 – Fruit is high in sugar so should be avoided Although fruit tastes sweet, it is a form of natural sugar that is accompanied by lots of fibre and antioxidants which are disease preventing! Remember to eat …Read more »

Preventing and Managing Diabetes with Exercise

Exercise Plays an Important Role Across All Types of Diabetes Whether it be Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes or for those at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes – exercise plays an important role. For World Diabetes Day 2019 we are determined to outline just how much of a difference exercise can …Read more »

The Facts and Risks of Type 2 Diabetes

The Facts One person is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes every 5 minutes in Australia Diabetes can lead to complications like blindness, amputations and heart disease. This disease is on the rise in Australia, but can be reduced with simple lifestyle changes like healthier eating and regular exercise. You may be at risk even if …Read more »

The Foundation of Healthy Eating

Eat more veggies!! We can’t preach this enough!…. Why? Because veggies are the foundation to a long, healthy and happy life! Every ‘diet’ you see out there has 3 things in common: Lowering kilojoule (calorie) intake Cutting out junk food Eating more vegetables! So ignore the diets, and just fill your plate up with more …Read more »

Exercising Alone vs. Exercising with Others.

Live Life Get Active offers free camps where you can exercise with others across the country. Which means wherever you are you can enjoy the benefits of group exercise and meet some great people along the way. But which one is better, exercising alone or exercising in a group? We have explored 6 different areas …Read more »

Benefits of sharing food with friends and family

Food is not just fuel Food’s number one purpose is to deliver nutrients to our bodies so they work! But, food is also part of our lifestyle. It is the basis of many social gatherings and celebrations! In fact, one thing the healthiest and longest living communities in the world have in common is that …Read more »

Your Number One Healthy Eating Goal

Eating more veggies should be your number one healthy eating goal! You always hear you should be eating more veggies, but do you actually know why they are so important? Veggies are vital to life! Veggies have nutrients, vitamins and minerals which all have special roles inside your body that keep it functioning. Your body …Read more »