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 Coke apologises and says they'll disclose who they partner with Coca-Cola says it will start publishing information about its health and nutrition efforts after it was criticised for funding the Global Energy Balance Network, a group that many felt touted the company's message. Check Glycaemic index tool » Count Calorie counter » Quiz Ready for weight loss? » Ask DietDoc » Don't get into these bad winter habits Jamie Oliver and Ed Sheeran rap against obesity Diet Pepsi removes aspartame to win back customers In response to feedback, PepsiCo has replaced the aspartame in Diet Pepsi with another artificial sweetener that may be more acceptable to customers. Plant-based diet may reduce Alzheimer's risk A study found that the Mediterranean-DASH Diet Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) substantially slows cognitive decline with age. Does Facebook encourage dangerous diets? A study finds that women who have an emotional connection to Facebook are more likely to compare their bodies to others' and they're more at risk to engage in risky dieting. Restaurant food not much healthier than fast food Eating food from restaurants, regardless of whether it's fast food or sit-in, makes no difference to the calorie, fat and sugar content. Home cooked meals remain the best way to control nutrient intake, a study suggests. Low-fat diets are dead. They only drive us to sugar. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans Committee quietly drops restrictions on dietary fat intake and says people must rather choose foods based on their quality. Think whole dairy and nuts rather than low-fat potato chips and those with added sugars. Modern bread is full of harmful additives In recent times bread has become increasingly commercialised, and 'the staff of life' is now regarded by many as no longer fit for human consumption. “ Latest comment on Health24 Jane Botolo says... So sad. Just lost my newborn granddaughter last week. Horrifying treatment in maternity wards ” Fat sense: Scientists show we have a distinct taste for fat Move over sweet, salty, bitter and sour; Scientists show people can detect distinct fat taste Healthier meals cost families more A grocery list with healthy food choices could cost a family of four a whopping R18 000 more per year, a US study finds. How diet and physical activity affect brain function – Part II In this article DietDoc takes a more detailed look at specific foods that have been identified by researchers as protective against brain deterioration. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Migraines – more than just a headache Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 Keeping your skin soft, moisturised and winter-ready The health benefits of donating blood Live healthier » Novel health supplement now available in SA stores Omega Caro-E, a locally developed and patented fish oil supplement is now available in South Africa. » Reduce bladder leakages by clenching Stirling Gravitas, gold medallist at life, explains how to beat those bladder leakages!