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Sugary drinks may increase belly fat

Participants in a study group who drank at least one sugar-sweetened beverage every day showed the greatest increase in visceral fat over the next six years.

Stay cool with rooibos this summer

There's more to rooibos than a hot cup of tea - it's also delicious in iced teas and cocktails. It's the perfect thirst quencher, whilst keeping your health and weight in check.

Why South Africans need to can soft drinks

If South Africans don’t drastically reduce the number of cool drinks, juices and sugar-sweetened beverages they drink every day, there will be more than nine million obese adults in the country by 2017.

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!

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Head lice are tiny, wingless insects that live in human hair. They cannot fly, jump or swim and are spread by head-to-head contact. Check out this infographic to learn more.

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Suffering from gout? There's a lot you can do to prevent this horribly painful condition. Start by cutting out these 14 foods.