Home > Diet and nutrition > Eat Well Eat Well 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 The miracle of vitamin D Fascinating research shows that vitamin D not only makes our bones healthy, but also protects against heart disease and cancer. And many of us don't get enough of this vitamin. Is it possible to reverse an aversion to milk and dairy? DietDoc explains how scientists are trying to find ways to reverse food aversions, particularly those that can cause dietary imbalances, like a dairy aversion. Eat well, think better A study has found The Mediterranean Diet combined with olive oil and nuts to boost thinking and memory. What’s SA’s most sugary drink?Am I eating too much sugar?10 foods with hidden sugar Carte Blanche reveals the shocking dangers of sugar addiction Carte Blanche lifts the lid on sugar addiction, which has been described as similar to drug addiction. Why mushrooms are good for you We all know that silly joke: What do you call a nice mushroom? A fungi to be with. But jokes aside, mushrooms have a remarkable array of health benefits. Best places to eat out when watching your health Avoiding a restaurant when you're on a diet is almost impossible so we've gone in search of spots, across South Africa, where the health-conscious can dine guilt-free. Man, take care of your health! We all know guys are not great ‘talkers’, especially when it comes to health matters. We’d like you to change that, and start by talking about your health – to your partner and your doctor. Tim Noakes to face inquiry over 'Banting' tweet Prof Tim Noakes will be appearing before the Health Professions Council of South Africa after advising a mother on Twitter to wean her child on low carbohydrate, high fat foods. Do we really need ‘five-a-day for health’? British health guru Zoë Harcombe, debunks the notion that we need a fixed or minimum amount of fruit and vegetables – the famous five-a-day – to stay healthy. Taking charge of your health Ladies, let’s get real; there is no magic pill to pop when it comes to your health and weight loss or weight maintenance. Here's what you should do. Why you could be struggling to lose weight Are you frustrated with the constant struggle to get to your ideal weight? Our expert weighs in on your weight loss woes. The A-Z of turmeric Turmeric is a fine, golden-yellow spice with a sharp taste that lingers bitter on the palate. Learn more about its wondrous health benefits. Why fried foods are bad for your heart Ditch the French fries, doughnuts, crispy fried fish and chicken, and other foods cooked in fat, heart experts suggest. Juice diets: do they work? The juicing trend is not new, neither is the controversy surrounding it. But do the pros outweigh the cons? 7 proven benefits of drinking lemon water The benefits of lemon water are seemingly endless. Here's how lemon juice and hot water could help you lose weight. Understanding the different kinds of fat in our diet DietDoc explains the different kinds of fat we regularly consume and how to balance these fats for optimal health. Oats: a good breakfast choice DietDoc explains why we need to eat a nutritious breakfast to navigate our way through a busy and demanding day. advertisement From our sponsors Soothe your family’s coughs and colds Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Too Tired? » 20 signs of burnout Staying active reduces stress 10 ways to have a healthier work day Why you're exhausted Lost your mojo? Here are 5 surprising energy drainers, plus the easy fixes that will help put the pep back in your step! Have a happy kid! » Obesity may not help teens lose weight Should we tell our kids they're fat? Keep an eye on your kids by smartphone Win with MySmartkid Stand a chance of winning a six-month subscription valued at over R1 100!