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 SA has a big fat problem - academic South Africa has a fat problem, with women having a bigger problem than men and youth being the third most obese in the world, says a professor. Diet and nutrition News SA has a big fat problem - academic South Africa has a fat problem, with women having a bigger problem than men and youth being the third most obese in the world, says a professor. More in Diet and nutrition News Healthy eating may lower dementia risk #FeedADream campaign fuels the dreams of poor kids Body fat helps to regulate appetite and other processes Europe faces ballooning obesity crisis 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 » How to lose weight 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 How to lose weight » 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 » WATCH: KFC staff hosing down chicken Portion sizes: getting it right 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 Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Too Tired? » 20 signs of burnout Staying active reduces stress 10 ways to have a healthier work day Why you're exhausted Lost your mojo? Here are 5 surprising energy drainers, plus the easy fixes that will help put the pep back in your step! Kick the habit » Cancer doesn't make smokers to quit Non-smokers don't use e-cigs Hookah contains benzene How South Africans quit smoking We asked ex-smokers to share their secrets to successfully quitting smoking. Find out how they managed to kick the habit.