Home > Diet and nutrition > Healthy foods Healthy foods 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 Oats: the ultimate health food Globally an increasing number of people are choosing to lead a healthier lifestyle. Oats is one of the current buzz-words in health foods, and for many good reasons. Pizza adds too much fat and sodium to kids' diet Given that pizza remains a highly prevalent part of children's diet, it has become important to make healthy pizza the norm. Why you need to worry about fructose Fructose may come from fruit, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's healthy. In fact, research suggests it's anything but. Breakfast like a king It is conventional wisdom that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Extra antioxidants may not make any difference A study indicates that people who get a lot of antioxidants don't live any longer than people who just eat well overall. A yogurt a day may keep diabetes away Research at Harvard School of Public Health in Boston has shown that yogurt consumption can have significant benefit in reducing the risk of diabetes. Hoodia study produces ‘frightening’ results A recent study of the ‘miracle’ weight loss supplement hoodia, by the University of Stellenbosch, cast considerable doubt on the safety of the product. Red palm oil – Dr Oz’s ‘miraculous find’ Red palm oil contains copious amounts of beta-carotene and vitamin E and has been hailed as a 'superfood'. Are we starving our kids' brains? What we eat has an impact on our children's mental future. DietDoc takes a look. What should we believe when it comes to low carb diets? Never has the word health and diet had so many connotations and permutations. So, should you go low-carb or not? The debate continues. The amazing health benefits of eating oats Oats add fibre to your diet and provide essential nutrients to your body first thing in the morning. advertisement Live healthier Healthy weight » Underweight? Eating speed linked to BMI Weight and BMI affect fertility Should we really consider BMI? The Body Mass Index is widely used to assess if an individual is overweight or not. DietDoc investigates how accurate this tool really is. Digital health news » Screensaver or eyesaver? How to survive load shedding Computer may predict infectious influenza New Ransomware virus causes havoc An incredibly destructive computer virus is on the rise, charging user's thousands of rand to unlock their own devices once infected with terrible consequences if they don't.