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 5 foods that are dangerous to eat after the expiry date Whilst some foods are okay to eat a bit after their expiry date, there are others that can be dangerous to enjoy after this cut-off point. Diet and nutrition News 'Spare tyre' increases risk of early death Even those people who aren't overweight are at risk of death if they've got a paunch, researchers report. More in Diet and nutrition News What to do when you suffer from chronic heartburn? The 5 saltiest foods may surprise you The right foods can reduce chronic inflammation Worries that ‘sugar tax’ is too low Healthy diets Noakes being charged for having different view – lawyer Professor Tim Noakes cannot be prosecuted for having an unconventional view, his lawyer Michael Van der Nest says as the Banting guru's misconduct hearing starts wrapping up. See all Healthy diets » How to lose weight sensibly SA doctor on why Banting 'sucks' In his soon to be published book 'Banting Sucks', Dr Howard Rybko challenges some assertions made by proponents of Banting and why Banters are struggling to keep their weight down. See all How to lose weight sensibly » How to lose weight sensibly 5 crazy diets you should avoid Experts have drawn up a list of the five most bizarre and dangerous celeb weight-loss diets that are currently the rage. Here's why you should avoid them. See all How to lose weight sensibly » Healthy diets Restrictive diets may cause thyroid troubles in children Children may develop iodine deficiency if their diets lack salt, dairy products, bread and other sources of the mineral. See all Healthy diets » Take action Vit & Min doses per day » Count calories in food » Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Ask The Dietitians » 10 foods to boost your immune system Your quick guide to Banting Beverages Gordhan confirms: 'Sugar tax' coming later this year Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has confirmed that government is going ahead with a tax on sugary beverages, which will be implemented later in 2017. See all Beverages » Diet and nutrition The surprising health benefits of beer Drinking beer can actually have some surprising health benefits. The key here, as always when it comes to alcohol, is moderation. See all Diet and nutrition » Nutrition Basics Mediterranean diet may help prevent macular degeneration A recent study indicates that following a Mediterranean diet and consuming caffeine is associated with a 35 percent lower risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). See all Nutrition Basics » Nutrition Basics What will happen to Noakes if he is (really) found guilty? Professor Tim Noakes faces these six penalties should the HPCSA's professional conduct committee find him guilty of unprofessional conduct. See all Nutrition Basics » advertisement From our sponsors K Naomi takes a stand and shows women how to fight back WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Live healthier Are you sure? » Aid your digestion What are digestive disorders? Are you really constipated? Many people think that if they do not have two or more bowel movements every single day of their lives they are constipated. This is patently not true, writes DietDoc. True of False? » SEE: How anaphylactic shock affects your body Stop believing these 10 allergy myths Do you still believe that hay fever is caused by hay? Or that food allergies are really common? No, and no again. We bust 10 myths about allergies.