Home > Diet and nutrition > Beverages Beverages All sections in Diet and Nutrition » Beverages » Healthy Diets » Eat Well » Nutrition Basics » The Immune System » Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements » Weight loss » Diet and Nutrition News 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. Check Glycaemic index tool » Count Calorie counter » Quiz Ready for weight loss? » Ask DietDoc » Why it's good to go low-carb Enjoying fish without the risk 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. Rooibos - why it's good for you Made from the red bush trees that grow in the Cederberg, the medicinal value of rooibos is seemingly endless. 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... “ Latest comment on Health24 Adele Pelteret says... Nutritional Therapists (like Sally Ann Creed who wrote the The Real Meal Revolution with Tim Noakes) would help anyone interested in doing the Banting under supervision, but they... Tim Noakes on carbohydrates ” Signs and symptoms of dehydration Signs of dehydration can be dry or chapped lips, oral dryness, restlessness and dry eyes. Rooibos can protect and support the liver Rooibos can protect the liver and has the potential to be used as a supporting treatment for liver disorders, a new study by the Oxidative Stress Research Centre in Cape Town has found. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Keep your pet's teeth in tip top condition Cape Town's legendary Blisters for Bread walk 2014. Occlusal disease - a modern day dental problem Eduloan offers affordable education finance Live healthier Winter Wellness » Boost winter health Happy feet in winter Don’t become a winter blimp Tips to stay fit and healthy in winter When it's cold it's easy to pick up the coughs and sniffles, and it's even easier to indulge in comfort foods. Don't ! Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert.