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 Energy drinks – the good, the bad and the ugly Need a quick energy boost? Read this before you reach for that energy drink… Check Glycaemic index tool » Count Calorie counter » Quiz Ready for weight loss? » Ask DietDoc » What's actually in McDonalds' chicken McNuggets? Fresh vs. frozen vegetables 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! 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. Scientists create liver cells from patients skin Scientists have created liver cells in a lab for the first time by reprogramming stem cells taken from human skin, paving the way for potential new treatments for liver diseases. Rooibos shows anti-diabetic potential New evidence has emerged of rooibos' potential to lower raised blood glucose levels. 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". “ Latest comment on Health24 John Dugan says... A bend or curve in the penis is totally normal, and it should not be a cause for concern unless the curvature results from an injury, causes painful erections, and/or makes... Why is my penis skew? ” 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. 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? 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. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Healthy weight » Underweight? Eating speed linked to BMI Weight and BMI affect fertility Should we really consider BMI? The Body Mass Index is widely used to assess if an individual is overweight or not. DietDoc investigates how accurate this tool really is. Digital health news » Screensaver or eyesaver? How to survive load shedding Computer may predict infectious influenza New Ransomware virus causes havoc An incredibly destructive computer virus is on the rise, charging user's thousands of rand to unlock their own devices once infected with terrible consequences if they don't.