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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".

6 popular water myths

In an effort to guide you in making healthy water choices, we dispel a few popular water myths.

Are we running out of milk?

No milk today at your supermarket? What's going on? Will we have to rely on long-life and powdered milk from now on? And what are the health implications? DietDoc investigates.

How alcohol damages your liver

Drinking too much alcohol can have serious consequences for your health, especially your liver, which is involved with detoxification of the body after excessive alcohol intake.

The wonders of tea

Rest assured that whatever tea you put into your trolley, regardless of what type it is, will have the following health benefits...

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Beware of energy drinks

Our supermarkets stock an amazing variety of energy drinks, which aren't to be confused with sports drinks. But beware: many of the manufacturers are trying to fool you.

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