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 Paediatricians say: no fruit juice before age 1 According to experts there's no evidence that fruit juice has any health benefits for infants. 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 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. 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. 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... Milk and sugar add many calories to your coffee and tea Most of the calories in coffee and tea come from what's added, researchers say. Eliminating sweetened drinks is the best way to cut kids' sugar intake Children who start consuming a lot of added sugar at an early age are more likely to develop all the things that contribute to heart disease, according to a nutrition expert. 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. Gordhan confirms: 'Sugar tax' coming later this year Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has confirmed that government is going ahead with a tax on sugary beverages, which will be implemented later in 2017. Do we really need 8 glasses of water a day? Taking into account that fluid requirements vary from person to person, how can we ascertain how much fluid an individual needs on a daily basis? load more articles advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Live healthier Dangerous winter sun » Why female students ignore the risks of indoor tanning Can rooibos protect you from the effects of UVB exposure? Skin cancer always a risk – even in winter During winter, the risk of skin cancer doesn’t disappear. CyberDoc talks to us about when to see your doctor about a strange-looking mole or spot. Did you know? » The 5 saltiest foods may surprise you Craving salt? Your genes may be the reason 10 fascinating facts about salt The one thing that fast foods, whether it be chips, hamburgers, pretzels or fried chicken have in common, is loads of salt.