Home > Diet and nutrition > News News 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 When a healthy diet becomes unhealthy Has healthy dieting become a consuming passion in your life? Does choosing the right foods and preparing them correctly absorb hours of your day? 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 Obesity more deadly for men than women It isn't clear why obese men are at greater risk for premature death than women, but it could be because obese men have greater insulin resistance, liver fat levels and diabetes risk than women. Overweight clearly linked to premature death Using data from almost four million adults on four continents, a study found that overweight people lost about a year of life expectancy on average. Drinking enough water can help you stay slim Research suggests that people who are inadequately hydrated have higher body mass indexes (BMIs) than those who are adequately hydrated. Good nutrition on the job will give you the edge The calories we consume at work do count, as does the quality of the nutrients in the types of food we choose. Indigenous superfoods for rural children A local woman is trying to help rural people find other ways of managing common medical conditions through local nutritional basics, instead of relying on foreign expensive foods and medication. Balloon-in-a-pill the latest way to curb obesity Patients swallow a capsule containing a balloon, and once it's in the stomach the balloon is inflated via a catheter, filling up the stomach and curbing appetite. Three-decade study finds saturated fats are bad for health Saturated fats raise the risk of early death, but replacing these with fats like olive oil can offer substantial health benefits, says latest study.. FDA approves stomach-draining obesity treatment A new weight-loss system consists of a thin tube implanted in the stomach, which drains some of the recently-consumed food into the toilet. More obese women than men in US Obesity rates for men and women in the US had been roughly the same for about a decade, but in recent years, women have surged ahead. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Salomon introduces Speedcross 4 Painmaster Microcurrent Therapy provides drug-free pain relief Update on Equazen acquisition by Flordis South Africa 2016 When lice just keep coming back! Live healthier Checking for nits? » 8 simple steps for getting rid of lice Get through winter head lice free! This woman gets paid to pick out head lice Lice poop can make your head itch Watch out for the faeces of the lice, which is what can cause itching because of an allergic reaction. The struggle is real! » Is your PMS causing your food cravings? SA women silently suffering from this devastating condition The link between PMS and migraines Why do some women get 'bad' PMS and others don’t? Premenstrual syndrome symptoms affect an average of 75% of women.