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 Bariatric surgery may have more heart benefits for women A study has shown that there is a gender disparity in cardiac outcomes for patients undergoing bariatric surgery, and that women may benefit more than men. 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 Mediterranean diet may help prevent macular degeneration A recent study indicates that following a Mediterranean diet and consuming caffeine is associated with a 35 percent lower risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Our genes may soon advise our food and lifestyle choices 'Nutritional genomics' allows for the assessment of the health and disease susceptibilities of an individual and can identify modifiable lifestyle factors to promote health. Local taxi drivers have 'no time’ for healthy food Taxi drivers from Kuruman to Nelspruit confess that fizzy drinks and junk food are a central part of their rushed lives. Six tips to curb mindless eating By consciously ensuring you eat mindfully, you can slow down and restore your attention, making eating an intentional act instead of an automatic activity. 'Mindful eating' can keep kids slim Mindful eating allows us to pay attention to hunger and fullness, emotional connections to food and the relationships involved in eating, according to a prominent US paediatrician. Pepsi pledges to produce healthier products According to PepsiCo's chief executive the company's 2025 Sustainability Agenda aims to be consistent with United Nations sustainable development goals and the 2015 Paris climate agreement. SA girls more overweight than boys Girls are generally heavier than boys, and in conjunction with the rise in weight there have been escalating rates of chronic diseases like diabetes. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Sun protection for all children Understanding your sunscreen The science behind cosmeceuticals Do you know these 5 facts about skincare? Live healthier The debate continues » Working out in the concrete jungle 7 top butt exercises for guys 10 things pole dancing can do for you The running vs. walking debate There are many different theories when it comes to the running vs. walking for health and weight loss. Veganism a crime? » Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet Are vegans unnatural beasts? Can a vegan be really healthy? Should it be a crime to raise a baby on vegan food? After a number of cases of malnourishment in Italy, it may become a crime to feed children under 16 a vegan diet.