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 Eat nuts and you'll live longer According to a new study, eating nuts may lower your risk of premature death from heart disease and other causes. Diet and nutrition News Eat nuts and you'll live longer According to a new study, eating nuts may lower your risk of premature death from heart disease and other causes. More in Diet and nutrition News Australian school principals hit by salmonella poisoning Pregnancy weight gain can be prevented Actor Damon Gameau says low-fat diet made him fat Globalisation causing shift to unhealthy eating 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 » Beverages Energy drinks – the good, the bad and the ugly Need a quick energy boost? Read this before you reach for that energy drink… See all Beverages » Take action Check Glycaemic index tool » Count Calorie counter » Quiz Ready for weight loss? » Ask DietDoc » Why dehydration is making you fat and sick The lowdown on low-carbs Healthy foods 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 Healthy foods » 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 » Healthy You - Healthy Eating 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 Healthy You - Healthy Eating » Weight loss Duromine diet pill sees surge in popularity The appetite suppressant Duromine seems to be the latest trend in weight loss with an increasing number of prescriptions being filled across SA. See all Weight loss » advertisement From our sponsors What's this about vitamin B? Independent studies have proved once again that EPO significantly improves symptoms of atopic eczema JJ & Associates offers gents' health– the first medical practice of its kind Live healthier Safety first » Those training for Cycle Tour at risk of flu How to cycle Support the Cycle Tour in style Safety tips for cyclists The number of cycling injuries are on the increase. Here's more about wearing proper safety equipment. Hit the road » Advice for the long runner Hill training: how to do it Why running is good for you What to wear when you run You do not need a gym membership to run. All you need is the correct clothing and you're ready to reap the benefits.