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 Is Vit D the answer to auto-immune diseases? Diet and nutrition News Texture of foods may influence calorie perception Understanding how the texture of food can influence calorie perceptions, food choice, and consumption amount can help nudge consumers towards making healthier choices. More in Diet and nutrition News Obese women have higher risk of losing their baby Fruit & Veg: 7-a-day – How can we achieve this? Why the world is getting fatter and fatter More beans and lentils may benefit your heart Multimedia Home-cooked meals beat fast food Is eating healthily really more expensive? Nestlé South Africa did some comparison shopping to show South Africans just how affordable eating healthily can be when comparing home cooked meals to fast food meals. See all Multimedia » The immune system The role of your mind in disease What role do mind and attitude play in disease? There's a real connection - and it's called psychoneuro-immunology. See all The immune system » Eat Well Eat yourself happy A significant number of studies confirms that what you put into your mouth could have a huge impact on your mood. See all Eat Well » Healthy you - boost immunity Mediterranean or carb-free: which diet is best for your brain? The number of people living with dementia is increasing at an alarming rate. Could our dietary choices help prevent our brain cells from deteriorating? See all Healthy you - boost immunity » Take action Check Glycaemic index tool » Count Calorie counter » Quiz Ready for weight loss? » Ask DietDoc » Why it's good to go low-carb Enjoying fish without the risk Beverages Is green rooibos better than red? Green rooibos tea has higher levels of antioxidants than traditional rooibos, but recent studies have found that drinking green rooibos is not necessarily better for you. See all Beverages » Vitamins, minerals and supplements Omega-3 vs omega-6 - how does it work? Omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids both play an important role in health. Unfortunately, people have the perception that we need to take supplements of both groups of fatty acids. See all Vitamins, minerals and supplements » Nutrition basics Too much salt could kill you A staggering 80% of heart attacks and strokes could be prevented with simple lifestyle changes - such as reducing your salt intake - experts say. See all Nutrition basics » Eat Well A chocolate affair As a chocoholic I firmly believe that life’s too short to not love chocolate. Everyone should experience this seductive pleasure at least once a week. See all Eat Well » advertisement From our sponsors Momentum Health OatWell Dual Cross Is being overweight or obese dangerous? Tips to keep your immunity strong this winter Smile your way to better health Live healthier Strenghten your immunity » Keep your immunity strong Immune system boosters Boost your family's immunity 5 immune boosters in your kitchen You don’t need a handful of vitamins and supplements to keep your body healthy, check out these five immune boosting foods you probably already have in your kitchen. Laugh a little » Eat yourself happy Laugh more and live longer Laughing yoga the best medicine The healing power of laughter A good chuckle doesn't only make you feel happy for a moment, it's beneficial to your health too.