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 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. Vit & Min doses per day » Count calories in food » Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Ask The Dietitians » Don't get into these bad winter habits 10 foods to boost your immune system Canada approves GM salmon for human consumption Six months after US authorities gave the green light to sell the fish, Canada has approved genetically modified salmon as safe to eat. Restrictive diets may cause thyroid troubles in children Children may develop iodine deficiency if their diets lack salt, dairy products, bread and other sources of the mineral. Staying fit and healthy can be really cheap Aerobics instructor, Vincent Masobe, shows us how keeping fit doesn't have to cost a cent. More heart failure during winter Cold weather seems to boost the risk of hospitalisation for both heart failure and atrial fibrillation, according to a new study. 8 non-food reasons why your Banting weight loss has stalled You're religiously sticking to your low-carb programme, but the scales aren’t moving. An extract from The Banting Solution looks at reasons why this could happen. 'Genes' may be just an excuse for overeating In a new study, people who thought their DNA dictated their body weight had worse diets and exercised less. Why you get first-night jitters in a different bed If you can’t sleep properly on the first night in a new place, rest assured it’s not you, it’s your brain. Here's why your dog is your best health friend Dog walking helps cut back on excess weight and the overall need to visit a physician while raising overall moderate and vigorous exercise levels among the over-60 set, investigators found Calorie restriction improves health, mood, sex drive A study found that people who successfully followed a calorie-restricted diet for two years experienced improved mood, better quality of life, improved sleep, enhanced sexual drive and better relationships. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Cipla Nutrition- Dummies Guide to Enduro Prep 4 clever ways to stay active this winter Key signs you need a change in diet Clear your head with fast-acting, long-lasting Sinutab® Nasal Spray Live healthier PMS, depression & suicide » Don't let PMS get you down Symptoms of PMS Diagnosing PMS The link between PMS, depression and suicidal thoughts The symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) are similar to those of PMS, but generally more severe – and could include depression and even thoughts of suicide. A vegan marathon runner » Comrades: don't run if you're ill Fuel your body for the Comrades Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet Donovan Will, who is training to run the Comrades Marathon, speaks to Health24 about his plant based diet and fears of getting injured ahead of the big race.