Vitamin drips are not 'magic bullets' Part I

The reasoning that 'if small amounts of a substance are good for me, then having vast amounts of that same substance, must be even better', is naive and can be highly dangerous.

Rules for a balanced diet

What exactly is a balanced diet? How much of which foods should you eat? Here are a few simple rules that anyone can follow.

Food myths you should stop believing

With all the diet and nutrition information out there, it’s not always clear how to distinguish fact from fiction. We get to the bottom of some of the most common diet and nutrition claims.

Water, diet and nutrition

Water maintains and regulates the body's systems, including the gastrointestinal tract, and it acts as a preventative measure against common diseases and disorders.

8 glasses a day a myth

Drinking six to eight glasses of water daily is not scientifically proven to be healthy, experts say.

Why South Africans need to can soft drinks

If South Africans don’t drastically reduce the number of cool drinks, juices and sugar-sweetened beverages they drink every day, there will be more than nine million obese adults in the country by 2017.

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