Home > Diet and nutrition > News News All sections in Diet and Nutrition » Beverages » Healthy Diets » Eat Well » Nutrition Basics » The Immune System » Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements » Weight loss » Diet and Nutrition News What to eat to be a super soccer player To perform at maximum efficiency, soccer athletes need to eat a well-balanced diet. Check Glycaemic index tool » Count Calorie counter » Quiz Ready for weight loss? » Ask DietDoc » Why it's good to go low-carb Enjoying fish without the risk Canola oil-enriched diet may benefit diabetics Type 2 diabetics who followed a diet with a low glycaemic index, supplemented with extra canola oil, had lower blood glucose levels than those who ate a diet high in whole grains. Vitamin D: A Key to a Longer Life? Can vitamin D save you from death? Processed red meat causes heart failure Men who eat lots of sausages and cold cuts are more likely to wind up in the hospital for heart failure according to a Swedish study. Could white bread be making you fat? People who eat mainly white bread are more likely to have weight problems than those who prefer whole wheat bread. “ Latest comment on Health24 Peter Schoemanski says... Hahahaaaa! We rest our case!!! SA men have less sex than global average ” What Tim Noakes eats If you're trying the Tim Noakes diet, aka the Banting diet, you may be wondering what the Professor himself eats, and why. Obesity gene may explain why some gain weight as they age A defective gene linked to obesity appears to affect impulse control and food choices. And this could explain why people with the gene have so much trouble maintaining a healthy weight as they age, a new US study says. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many. Live healthier Yoga » Exercise time? Yoga mats matter Yoga and sleep What yoga can do for you Yoga is a stress-buster, but it also helps with anxiety, depression, insomnia, back pain and other ills. Allergy alert » Allergy myths Cold or allergy? Children and allergies Allergy facts vs. fiction Some of the greatest allergy myths and misconceptions can actually be damaging to your health.