Home > Diet and nutrition > Beverages Beverages 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 Sweet drinks and poor diet combo linked to diabetes The combination of unhealthy food and sweetened beverages may raise type 2 diabetes risk, according to new findings. Check Glycaemic index tool » Count Calorie counter » Quiz Ready for weight loss? » Ask DietDoc » Don't get into these bad winter habits Jamie Oliver and Ed Sheeran rap against obesity Just loving CocoZone coconut water The editor of Health24 drank a serving of CocoZone coconut water every day for a month to see if it would really make a difference to her health and hydration levels. Here's what she found. Coke apologises and says they'll disclose who they partner with Coca-Cola says it will start publishing information about its health and nutrition efforts after it was criticised for funding the Global Energy Balance Network, a group that many felt touted the company's message. Coca-Cola blames lack of exercise for 'obesity tsunami' DietDoc comments on Coca-Cola's attempt to shift the blame for the worldwide obesity epidemic from an unhealthy, sugar-laden diet to lack of exercise. Drinking five espressos a day is okay According to the European Food Safety Authority, the amount of caffeine in five espressos per day poses no health risk for the average person. Too much iced tea caused US man's kidney problems Doctors blame US man's kidney failure on his drinking too much iced tea every day Is Coke a good idea for a snack? Coca-Cola works with dieticians who suggest the sugary drink is a good idea for a snack, despite claims that the company is blamed for contributing to sky-high obesity rates. “ Latest comment on Health24 Bianca Albesco says... Ritalin and Concerta are both exactly the same drug. They are just different brand names. What happens when kids with ADHD take Ritalin and Concerta? ” What it means to die of thirst Thousands of people have died in desert areas due to not being able to get hold of water. Here's what happens in the body when you die of thirst. Medicinal qualities of green tea – fact or fiction? Green tea is made from the unfermented leaves of the 'Camellia sinensis' plant and its purported health benefits are legendary – but is there any proof? Diet sodas are linked to widening waistlines in seniors In recent years, a number of studies have suggested that artificially sweetened diet sodas may be associated with a wide variety of ills. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Advertorial Understanding thrombosis The power of smell and touch Is your baby dehydrated? How to tell. Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 Live healthier Up for grabs! » To vape or not to vape? Twisp's new range of e-cigs Discover your Twisp Win one of the 3 new devices from Twisp! Now you can stand a chance of winning one of the 3 new devices, as well as flavours and accessories worth R2000 each! Love your heart » SA dying of heart disease Natural trans fats good for heart Heart probs and sex life How old is your heart? Take this test What's your heart age? Use the calculator to see the real age of your heart. Post your results in the comments!