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Too much water could be dangerous

Sports scientist Tim Noakes’s research has turned all previous beliefs about water intake for runners on its head. How much water should one really drink when exercising?

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".

Are we running out of milk?

No milk today at your supermarket? What's going on? Will we have to rely on long-life and powdered milk from now on? And what are the health implications? DietDoc investigates.

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