Home > Diet and nutrition > Beverages Beverages All sections in Diet and Nutrition » Beverages » Healthy Diets » Eat Well » Nutrition Basics » The Immune System » Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements » Weight loss » Diet and Nutrition News Rooibos can protect and support the liver Rooibos can protect the liver and has the potential to be used as a supporting treatment for liver disorders, a new study by the Oxidative Stress Research Centre in Cape Town has found. 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 How alcohol damages your liver Drinking too much alcohol can have serious consequences for your health, especially your liver, which is involved with detoxification of the body after excessive alcohol intake. Beware of energy drinks Our supermarkets stock an amazing variety of energy drinks, which aren't to be confused with sports drinks. But beware: many of the manufacturers are trying to fool you. The wonders of tea Rest assured that whatever tea you put into your trolley, regardless of what type it is, will have the following health benefits... Red wine for heart health Doctors have prescribed two glasses of red wine a day to their patients with heart problems. Sugary drinks hard on the heart Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages every day raises men's risk of heart disease, a long-term study finds. The health benefits of buchu tea The ancient wisdom behind Agothosma Betulina, or buchu, has been part of the indigenous culture and heritage of South Africa for centuries. “ Latest comment on Health24 Edem Kwame Elavanyo says... we should all take care of ourselves in other to be free from this disease called EBOLA........ Together we can make it ......let us come together and fight this disease now How prepared is South Africa for an Ebola outbreak? ” California lawmakers reject sugary drink warnings A bill that would have made California the first U.S. state to require warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks was effectively killed in June 2014. Is coffee sabotaging your diet? The ubiquitous “cuppa coffee” can pick you up, chill you out and even bring some benefits to your body and brain. But this beloved beverage could be sabotaging your diet. Stay cool with rooibos this summer There's more to rooibos than a hot cup of tea - it's also delicious in iced teas and cocktails. It's the perfect thirst quencher, whilst keeping your health and weight in check. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Occlusal disease - a modern day dental problem The importance of choosing the best life insurance for you Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Breakfast like a King Live healthier Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert. Yoga » Exercise time? Yoga mats matter Yoga and sleep What yoga can do for you Yoga is a stress-buster, but it also helps with anxiety, depression, insomnia, back pain and other ills.