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 Obesity and anorexia – two sides of the same coin? DietDoc investigates the possibility that obesity and eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia nervosa may be two extremes of a linked spectrum of disordered eating. Diet and nutrition News Actor Damon Gameau says low-fat diet made him fat Australian actor Damon Gameau says he gained almost 10kg after a 60-day low-fat diet. More in Diet and nutrition News Globalisation causing shift to unhealthy eating Carbohydrate intolerance – could chromium be the missing link? Obesity and anorexia – two sides of the same coin? More frequent meals linked to healthier 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 » Nutrition basics 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 Nutrition basics » 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 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. Carb danger » Why we get fat Why you need to worry about fructose Craving sugar? Blame your brain Carbs make you sick Dr Gary Fettke, who believes that the foods we eat are the leading cause of lifestyle diseases speaks of Carbohydrate Diabetes, not Sugar Diabetes.