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 How wine and cheese can keep you slim Despite the fact that they have one of the fattiest diets in the world, the French have low rates of coronary heart disease. Could red wine and blue cheese be the key to the 'French paradox'? Check Glycaemic index tool » Count Calorie counter » Quiz Ready for weight loss? » Ask DietDoc » What's actually in McDonalds' chicken McNuggets? Fresh vs. frozen vegetables Pizza adds too much fat and sodium to kids' diet Given that pizza remains a highly prevalent part of children's diet, it has become important to make healthy pizza the norm. Can’t sleep? Try magnesium Treating conditions like depression, anxiety and tension with the help of magnesium can help you get a good night's sleep. US approves first new weight-loss device in 8 years The FDA has approved a new weight-loss device that 'blocks nerve activity between the brain and the stomach'. Americans want labels on genetically modified foods Most Americans would prefer labelling of genetically modified foods, according to a recent poll. Higher-fibre diet linked to lower death risk According to a study, a diet high in fibre may decrease the risk of premature death. “ Latest comment on Health24 Albert Myburgh Burger says... Snake meat... Human spine... Seems legit... This man was jailed for eating python meat ” Plastic found in a chicken nugget means more bad news for McDonald's The operator of McDonald's in Japan and Cargill Inc have denied responsibility for a strip of plastic recently found in a chicken nugget. Is Fexaramine the weight loss pill we've all been waiting for? DietDoc reports on a completely new diet pill called Fexaramine that may well open the door to successful global weight loss. Binge drinking more likely to kill older people A study has found that middle-aged Americans are the ones most likely to die from drinking too much alcohol. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Healthy weight » Underweight? Eating speed linked to BMI Weight and BMI affect fertility Should we really consider BMI? The Body Mass Index is widely used to assess if an individual is overweight or not. DietDoc investigates how accurate this tool really is. Digital health news » Screensaver or eyesaver? How to survive load shedding Computer may predict infectious influenza New Ransomware virus causes havoc An incredibly destructive computer virus is on the rise, charging user's thousands of rand to unlock their own devices once infected with terrible consequences if they don't.