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 Confusion about types of sugar in beverages Many people don't know how much and what kinds of sugar are in their beverages – but people who are concerned about sugar should rather avoid it. Check Glycaemic index tool » Count Calorie counter » Quiz Ready for weight loss? » Ask DietDoc » What 100 calories of fruit looks like Should you try the Paleo diet? Probiotics have no effect on asthma Probiotics may not prevent childhood asthma, but have other health benefits. Father's diet before conception affects offspring A study suggests that a father's diet before conception plays a crucial role in the health of his offspring. Aspartame declared safe by EFSA According to the European Food Safety Authority, the artificial sweetener aspartame poses no health risks at currently approved consumption levels. Few people read calorie counts on menus More fast food and chain restaurants are posting calorie counts on their menus, but only about one in three diners reads that information. Smaller bowls may keep kids from overeating A study suggests that having youngsters use smaller bowls may be one way to help reduce childhood obesity. Good manners may make you fat People may choose less healthy foods to avoid offending someone heavier, a new study has found. “ Latest comment on Health24 Geel Slang says... In the article(advertsment) they say "Yet three years down the line, Tim maintains his stance that an excess amount of carbohydrates is behind many of the diseases of lifestyle so... Tim Noakes cookbook fuels low-carb revolution ” Japanese kids want Big Macs, not rice Traditional Japanese cuisine is being considered for designation as cultural heritage, but youngsters want fast food. Obese people do have more heart attacks An analysis supports the idea that obese people who are otherwise healthy are still at risk of heart problems down the road. Ulcer treatment causes weight loss A procedure used to treat bleeding stomach ulcers could be used as a way to lose weight, a study suggests. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life. Live healthier Depression » Depression Depression and ageing Teen depression Depression: do you know the signs? One of the key roles you can play in the health of someone who is depressed or suffers from anxiety is to make sure they get the help they need. Here's what you need to know. Healthy dog » Dog weightloss Dog behaviour Overweight dogs Food not to feed your dog Feeding you dog 'human food' may be detrimental to its health.