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 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. Check Glycaemic index tool » Count Calorie counter » Quiz Ready for weight loss? » Ask DietDoc » What’s SA’s most sugary drink? 8 microwave myths 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. Energy drinks – the good, the bad and the ugly Need a quick energy boost? Read this before you reach for that energy drink… 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 Ken Ibadin says... I'm Doctor Micheal Ibadin,I am the representative doctor of University of Benin Teaching Hospital(UBTH),I have been given the opportunity by the hospital management to advertise... The dark world of internet kidney trafficking ” 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 Live healthier Hypertension » Salt may be bad for more than blood pressure Regularly salting foods heightens death risk How potassium fights high blood pressure Are you eating too much salt? Did you know that high blood pressure affects as many as 25% of adult South Africans? Do you have a sweet tooth? » What’s SA’s most sugary drink? Craving sugar? Blame your brain WHO says we're eating too much sugar 10 foods with hidden sugar Even if you don't have a sweet tooth, you might still be eating far more sugar than you think.