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 More than 10 reasons why rooibos is good for you Today marks the first annual National Rooibos Day, which aims to raise awareness of the health benefits and many uses of rooibos tea. 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 Here’s what energy drinks actually do to your body Love Red Bull? A new review has some bad news for you. Tax on sugary drinks signed into law From 2 April 2018, South Africans will be paying approximately 10% of a can of Coca Cola in 'sugar tax'. Is your water hydrating you? How, when and what you drink might be dehydrating you. Are you drinking your sugar intake? Water contains no kilojoules and hydrates our body. Avoid sugary beverages and make sure you consume enough water. 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. Parliament finally passes sugary drinks tax South Africa is on the right path to reverse the alarming numbers of diabetes cases and other NCDs associated with obesity. The post-ride beer. Should you? Timing and moderation are important if you don’t want to waylay your recovery. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Fact or myth? » Clearing up the confusion around coconut oil Coconut – the 'fruit of life' Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Experts dish on the high-cal weight-loss tactic. Sobering perks! » 5 tips to avoiding a hangover Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Many people commit to "Dry January" – but does it do your body any good?