Healthy diets

Diet: how to stay motivated this winter

It's hard to make healthy food choices when it's cold outside and you're craving warm comfort foods. Dietitian Kim Hoffmann has some handy tips to keep you motivated.

High-protein diet may be bad for heart

A long-term Spanish study of older adults found that high-protein diets – think Atkins and South Beach – may be harmful for people at risk for heart disease.

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Patrick Holford: banting is dangerous

Tim Noakes' dieting regime is a specific eating plan intended for diabetics and may have a negative effect on long-term health, world renowned nutritionalist Patrick Holford says.

Ocean View tries out the Banting lifestyle

The Noakes Foundation has gone to the Ocean View community in the Cape to introduce them to the low carbohydrate and high fat diet (aka Banting) to see if they could change their eating habits and, so, their health.

Eat your way to happiness

There’s more to happiness than love, good relationships and job satisfaction. What you eat could put a spring in your step too!

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