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 The post-ride beer. Should you? Timing and moderation are important if you don’t want to waylay your recovery. 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 Sugary drinks tax set for April next year The tax on sugary drinks was proposed two years ago in an attempt to halt diseases linked to obesity, which are fuelled by sugary drinks. Sugar tax might only come in 2018 Experts are unanimous in their support for the tax as a measure to reduce obesity and related health problems. Sugar tax: Job losses far lower than projected by industry There are concerns that the beverage industry could be using the sugar tax as a 'smokescreen' to justify already-planned job cuts. Sugar tax too low to work A 10% tax on sugary drinks is certainly a step in the right direction, but experts say it may not be enough to have a positive impact on South Africans' health. 520kg Free State man opens up about his life A man from QwaQwa in the Free State who became morbidly obese as a result of bad eating habits tells us how he got there and how his weight has impacted his life. Budget: Sugar tax watered down to only 11% According to the new proposal a can of Coke will cost an extra 48c rather than 80c. But before you rejoice, some beverages that were excluded are now on the list... Paediatricians say: no fruit juice before age 1 According to experts there's no evidence that fruit juice has any health benefits for infants. Daily glass of beer or wine might be good for the heart However, drinking more than a 'moderate' amount increased the risk of many heart health problems, including sudden heart death, heart failure, cardiac arrest and stroke. Limpopo School bans the sale of sugary drinks Children from a school in Limpopo have been denied access to sugary drinks on the premises since the beginning of the year. This is how the school did it. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS Live healthier Beware! » 7 steps for surviving the flu 'I nearly died at an Adele concert’ How to tell if your doctor's a quack Your health is precious, so you need to be sure your doctor's the real deal. Bathroom etiquette » Less salt may lead to fewer nighttime bathroom trips SEE: 9 more funny bathroom signs Which office bathroom habits are the most important? Can you maintain your professionalism in your bathroom cubicle?