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 Drinking five espressos a day is okay According to the European Food Safety Authority, the amount of caffeine in five espressos per day poses no health risk for the average person. Check Glycaemic index tool » Count Calorie counter » Quiz Ready for weight loss? » Ask DietDoc » WATCH: KFC staff hosing down chicken Portion sizes: getting it right Medicinal qualities of green tea – fact or fiction? Green tea is made from the unfermented leaves of the 'Camellia sinensis' plant and its purported health benefits are legendary – but is there any proof? 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 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. 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. “ Latest comment on Health24 Prince Manganyi says... I need some tips. My number is 0605446232 'Diet and exercise cured my diabetes' ” 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Too Tired? » 20 signs of burnout Staying active reduces stress 10 ways to have a healthier work day Why you're exhausted Lost your mojo? Here are 5 surprising energy drainers, plus the easy fixes that will help put the pep back in your step! Kick the habit » Cancer doesn't make smokers to quit Non-smokers don't use e-cigs Hookah contains benzene How South Africans quit smoking We asked ex-smokers to share their secrets to successfully quitting smoking. Find out how they managed to kick the habit.