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 Eliminating sweetened drinks is the best way to cut kids' sugar intake Children who start consuming a lot of added sugar at an early age are more likely to develop all the things that contribute to heart disease, according to a nutrition expert. Vit & Min doses per day » Count calories in food » Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Ask The Dietitians » 10 foods to boost your immune system Your quick guide to Banting Savour your coffee – with a bright smile Here's how to stop coffee from staining your teeth while enjoying all its health benefits. South Africans have a sweet tooth so shouldn’t say no to a sugar tax South Africa's massive and growing obesity epidemic has much to do with people's excessive daily sugar intake. Beetroot juice boosts stamina Drinking beetroot juice boosts your stamina and could help you exercise for up to 16% longer. Energy drinks boost brain Research shows that sugary drinks can significantly boost performance in endurance events, and so can a tasteless carbohydrate – and they do so in unexpected ways. Cut sugary drinks to lose weight Research shows that cutting back on sugar-laden drinks is associated with weight loss and seems to have a bigger impact on weight than cutting back on solid foods. Hot tea ups throat cancer risk People who drink their tea piping hot run a higher risk of throat cancer than counterparts who prefer a cooler cuppa, according research. Drink milk and live longer Shunned by many as a source of artery-clogging cholesterol, calcium-rich dairy products consumed in childhood may in some cases add years to one's life, reported a study. Diet drinks up diabetes risk A study has found that although it's often people with weight issues who are likely to opt for diet drinks, this may actively be working against them. White wine darkens teeth It has long been known that red wine causes teeth to stain. But white wine? load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.