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 Pizza adds too much fat and sodium to kids' diet Given that pizza remains a highly prevalent part of children's diet, it has become important to make healthy pizza the norm. Diet and nutrition News How wine and cheese can keep you slim Despite the fact that they have one of the fattiest diets in the world, the French have low rates of coronary heart disease. Could red wine and blue cheese be the key to the 'French paradox'? More in Diet and nutrition News Pizza adds too much fat and sodium to kids' diet Can’t sleep? Try magnesium US approves first new weight-loss device in 8 years Plastic found in a chicken nugget means more bad news for McDonald's Healthy diets Why we need some sodium in our diets Researchers have found that our bodies work best with sodium in the range between 3 and 6g a day. Go too high and you risk ill health and death, go too low and you are once again in danger. See all Healthy diets » Nutrition basics The invisible nasties in your food Nano-particles in our food – healthy or not? Here's what you need to know about the hidden nasties in the foods you consume. See all Nutrition basics » Healthy foods The cold facts on frozen vegetables Can frozen vegetables be as nutritious as fresh vegetables? Are they as good as fresh? Find the cold facts on frozen vegetables here. See all Healthy foods » The immune system 10 minutes to better health Work, eat, sleep, ferry kids, take dog to vet, gym, work, eat, sleep. Sound familiar? Who has time to spend hours on a healthy lifestyle? There is much you can do that is quick. See all The immune system » Take action Check Glycaemic index tool » Count Calorie counter » Quiz Ready for weight loss? » Ask DietDoc » What's actually in McDonalds' chicken McNuggets? Fresh vs. frozen vegetables News Subway is apparently selling expired food in Shanghai, China Subway is the latest fast-food chain to be hit by a food scandal after claims emerged that workers in China changed expiry dates on meat, drink and vegetable produce. See all News » News How is KFC's food prepared? An expired meat scandal that has embroiled KFC has consumers worried about eating fried chicken. Is it safe? Are the restaurants hygienic? Take a tour to find out. See all News » Nuts, seeds and grains Which oil should you use? Oils are often considered the bad guys in our diet, yet we need them to prepare the simplest meals. Here’s the lowdown on the most popular types of oils. See all Nuts, seeds and grains » Vitamins, minerals and supplements Are you overdosing on supplements? If you are taking supplements to counteract the harmful effects of drinking, smoking, stress and lack of sleep on your body, you could actually be harming your health, warns registered dietitian Karen Protheroe. See all Vitamins, minerals and supplements » advertisement Live healthier Healthy weight » Underweight? Eating speed linked to BMI Weight and BMI affect fertility Should we really consider BMI? The Body Mass Index is widely used to assess if an individual is overweight or not. DietDoc investigates how accurate this tool really is. Digital health news » Screensaver or eyesaver? How to survive load shedding Computer may predict infectious influenza New Ransomware virus causes havoc An incredibly destructive computer virus is on the rise, charging user's thousands of rand to unlock their own devices once infected with terrible consequences if they don't.