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 Pregnancy weight gain can be prevented DietDoc urges women not to accept the inevitability of weight gain associated with pregnancy. Check Glycaemic index tool » Count Calorie counter » Quiz Ready for weight loss? » Ask DietDoc » Why dehydration is making you fat and sick The lowdown on low-carbs Actor Damon Gameau says low-fat diet made him fat Australian actor Damon Gameau says he gained almost 10kg after a 60-day low-fat diet. Globalisation causing shift to unhealthy eating Between 1990 and 2010, middle and low income countries saw consumption of unhealthy foods increase dramatically. Carbohydrate intolerance – could chromium be the missing link? The trace mineral chromium is a co-factor that 'helps' insulin lower blood sugar, and may help prevent insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. The psychology of carbohydrate addiction and why it makes us fat Dr Robert Cywes, a bariatric surgeon and nutrition expert and speaker at the 2015 Old Mutual (LCHF) Health Convention, explains carbohydrate addiction and the psychology behind why we become obese. Eggs are not a health risk Many doctors and nutritionists now say there is no link between the dietary cholesterol in eggs and red meat and dangerous levels of cholesterol in the blood. “ Latest comment on Health24 James Jonas says... Medical Industrial Complex. You create a virus then produce a vaccine on it, test it on rats & rabbits. that way the big co-operations will make money. true the flu virus is... WHO warns of possible flu pandemic ” More frequent meals linked to healthier eating Eating more frequently throughout the day leads to a greater intake of healthier, lower calorically-dense foods, which in turn leads to a lower overall caloric intake and BMI. Carbs don't only make you fat, they make you sick The 2015 LCHF Health Convention will feature a talk by Dr Gary Fettke, who believes that the foods we eat are the leading cause of lifestyle diseases. He says we should call it Carbohydrate Diabetes, not Sugar Diabetes. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors What's this about vitamin B? Independent studies have proved once again that EPO significantly improves symptoms of atopic eczema JJ & Associates offers gents' health– the first medical practice of its kind Live healthier Hit the road » Advice for the long runner Hill training: how to do it Why running is good for you What to wear when you run You do not need a gym membership to run. All you need is the correct clothing and you're ready to reap the benefits. Carb danger » Why we get fat Why you need to worry about fructose Craving sugar? Blame your brain Carbs make you sick Dr Gary Fettke, who believes that the foods we eat are the leading cause of lifestyle diseases speaks of Carbohydrate Diabetes, not Sugar Diabetes.