Home > Diet and nutrition Diet and nutrition All sections in Diet and Nutrition » Beverages » Healthy Diets » Healthy foods » Nutrition Basics » The Immune System » Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements » Weight loss » Diet and Nutrition News » Food Safety The five-second rule really works! Well, almost Depending on what kind of food and the type of floor it fell on, the five-second rule could actually be true. Diet and nutrition News The five-second rule really works! Well, almost Depending on what kind of food and the type of floor it fell on, the five-second rule could actually be true. More in Diet and nutrition News Golden rules of exercise and eating The five-second rule really works! Well, almost Golden rules of exercise and eating Load shedding sparks food poisoning fear Nutrition Nestlé slashes sugar in Nesquik Nestlé SA is cutting the added sugar in its Nesquik flavoured milk products and it will also no longer contain artificial colours or flavours. See all Nutrition » News Why we get fat, according to Gary Taubes The 2015 LCHF Health Convention will feature a talk by renowned, and controversial, author Gary Taubes who will offer an alternative hypothesis for obesity. Like Tim Noakes, he blames carbs, not fat for packing on the pounds. See all News » Weight loss Could 'poo transplants' help us lose weight? 'Faecal transplants' can clear up nasty infections, and CyberShrink wonders if this procedure may also inadvertently cause people to lose or gain weight. See all Weight loss » Food safety How to keep food safe during a power outage The US Food Safety Inspection Service offers advice to help keep food safe during a power outage. See all Food safety » Take action Check Glycaemic index tool » Count Calorie counter » Quiz Ready for weight loss? » Ask DietDoc » Portion sizes: getting it right What’s SA’s most sugary drink? Nutrition basics Chicken farmers to pay price for antibiotic-free McNuggets McDonald's decision to phase out human antibiotics from its US chicken supply will add to costs that are likely to be borne largely by poultry companies. See all Nutrition basics » Eat Well Eating more fibre helps people lose weight People who only added more fibre to their otherwise normal diet were able to lose weight, lower their blood pressure and reduce blood sugar levels. See all Eat Well » Beverages If not beer, what’s causing those large tummies? If you're planning to have a drink this weekend, check out DietDoc's explanation on why it may not be what you drink that gives you a 'beer boep', but how much. See all Beverages » Eat Well How to add zest to boring diet foods Does your diet bore you? Dietician Anthea de Villiers shares tips on how to give a few popular weight-loss foods a taste makeover. See all Eat Well » advertisement From our sponsors Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Marriage matters » Why marriages fail Divorce harder for kids from wealthy homes Why a curvaceous booty drives men wild "Should we get divorced?" After six years of marriage the spark is gone and this couple can't even have a conversation. Do you have a sweet tooth? » What’s SA’s most sugary drink? Craving sugar? Blame your brain WHO says we're eating too much sugar 10 foods with hidden sugar Even if you don't have a sweet tooth, you might still be eating far more sugar than you think.