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 Noakes slams HPCSA ‘witch hunt’ as body appeals not guilty ruling The Health Professions Council of South Africa is appealing a ruling, in a multi-million rand hearing, which found Professor Tim Noakes not guilty of misconduct. 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 A 'muted' brain response to food may cause overeating Researchers also found that there may be a difference in the way men and women process the experience of eating. Noakes brings out tell-all book on Banting hearing Professor Tim Noakes has told Health24 that he will unveil a book detailing his misconduct inquiry based on a tweet that threatened to silence him. 'Spare tyre' increases risk of early death Even those people who aren't overweight are at risk of death if they've got a paunch, researchers report. The 5 saltiest foods may surprise you You might not think these foods contain a lot of salt, but let's have a look at the worst culprits… Worries that ‘sugar tax’ is too low The new proposed tax of 11% might not be sufficiently high enough to deter consumption of sugary drinks, warns advocacy group. What's the omega-6 to omega-3 ratio all about? Originally the ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids in the human diet was 1:1, but nowadays it is 15-20:1 or even higher, which is not good for our health. What to do when you suffer from chronic heartburn? Heartburn is an affliction that impacts the lives of millions of people. Here is some advice how to avoid or manage the condition. The right foods can reduce chronic inflammation Inflammation is the body's response to an infection, injury, or some other stimulus that it perceives as harmful. Certain foods can however help reduce inflammation in the body. Sugar tax: Thousands could lose their jobs, says Cosatu As the public hearings on sugar tax proceeded today, Cosatu cautioned that policymakers shouldn't be in a rush to make decisions. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Live healthier Dangerous winter sun » Why female students ignore the risks of indoor tanning Can rooibos protect you from the effects of UVB exposure? Skin cancer always a risk – even in winter During winter, the risk of skin cancer doesn’t disappear. CyberDoc talks to us about when to see your doctor about a strange-looking mole or spot. Did you know? » The 5 saltiest foods may surprise you Craving salt? Your genes may be the reason 10 fascinating facts about salt The one thing that fast foods, whether it be chips, hamburgers, pretzels or fried chicken have in common, is loads of salt.