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 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 Check Glycaemic index tool » Count Calorie counter » Quiz Ready for weight loss? » Ask DietDoc » Portion sizes: getting it right What’s SA’s most sugary drink? 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. 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. 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. 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. “ Latest comment on Health24 Deon Louw says... And the minister wants NHI to work, maybe in 50 years. Is there a hand-washing crisis in SA state hospitals? ” 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! 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Sleep peacefully » Heavy snoring and apnoea linked to earlier mental decline Do you suffer from insomnia or poor sleep? Is your cat affecting your sleep? 5 types of nightmares Ever dreamed of being trapped in an elevator? Or of being chased by a killer? Or of trying to escape a torrent of hot, volcanic lava? Get the lowdown on nightmares here... Winter Wellness » Boost winter health Happy feet in winter Don’t become a winter blimp Tips to stay fit and healthy in winter When it's cold it's easy to pick up the coughs and sniffles, and it's even easier to indulge in comfort foods. Don't !