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 Why you should avoid these 5 ‘diet’ foods You might be thinking that you're doing your body a favour when you buy these items, but they are really not good for you. Diet and nutrition News Can you be fat and fit? Extra weight is linked to a higher risk for heart disease, even if blood pressure, and blood sugar and cholesterol levels are all normal. More in Diet and nutrition News SEE: Swallow this gastric balloon to lose 15kg Artificial sweeteners may lead to diabetes Doctors who 'fat-shame' patients do more harm than good Why you should skip the sugary drink with your burger News Coke tackles sugar concerns with pricing, recipe moves Coca Cola SA has adopted a holistic strategy to reduce the overall sugar content across its portfolio of beverages. See all News » Nutrition Basics Noakes slams HPCSA ‘witch hunt’ as body appeals not guilty ruling The Health Professions Council of South Africa is appealing a ruling, in a multi-million rand hearing, which found Professor Tim Noakes not guilty of misconduct. See all Nutrition Basics » 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 » 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 Nutrition Basics Stop the madness and back Noakes, begs online petition More than 5 000 people have signed a petition showing their support for Professor Tim Noakes following the news that his battle with the HPCSA is far from over. See all Nutrition Basics » Nutrition Basics Noakes brings out tell-all book on Banting hearing Professor Tim Noakes has told Health24 that he will unveil a book detailing his misconduct inquiry based on a tweet that threatened to silence him. See all Nutrition Basics » 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 » advertisement From our sponsors Johannesburg conference to tackle digital transformation in healthcare WIN a R2000 voucher. Great skin is just a click away! How erectile dysfunction can affect relationships Coital incontinence: the ‘oops’ women are too afraid to talk about Live healthier Myths busted! » Breastfeeding may reduce pain from C-section Breastfeeding and work - how to make it work 9 breastfeeding myths busted Breastfeeding will help me lose my baby weight, right? Wrong! We bust nine myths about breastfeeding. Eat right. » How watching porn can cause erectile dysfunction 7 scientific ways to cure erectile dysfunction 7 foods that could relieve erectile dysfunction If you experience erectile dysfunction from time to time, you may be able to manage the problem without any medical help.