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 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. 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 Energy drinks – the good, the bad and the ugly Need a quick energy boost? Read this before you reach for that energy drink… The A-Z of alcohol Wine and other alcoholic drinks can add a lot of zest to your life and, like good food, should be enjoyed. When paired with the right food, magic happens! Binge drinking more likely to kill older people A study has found that middle-aged Americans are the ones most likely to die from drinking too much alcohol. Rooibos shows anti-diabetic potential New evidence has emerged of rooibos' potential to lower raised blood glucose levels. Pros, cons of juice for kids If you stock your refrigerator with fruit juices, you may be setting your kids up for a battle with obesity. That's the suggestion of a new study. “ Latest comment on Health24 Heine Thiart says... not your average News24 headline The dark world of internet kidney trafficking ” Taxing sugary drinks may reduce obesity in SA Instituting a 20 percent tax on sugar-sweetened beverages may reduce obesity among young adults in South Africa. 8 glasses a day a myth Drinking six to eight glasses of water daily is not scientifically proven to be healthy, experts say. Are you high on caffeine? Draft amendments were recently published in the South African Government Gazette that propose stricter labelling requirements for "Highly Caffeinated Energy Drinks". load more articles 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.