Home > Diet and nutrition > Nutrition Basics Nutrition Basics 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 What will happen to Noakes if he is (really) found guilty? Professor Tim Noakes faces these six penalties should the HPCSA's professional conduct committee find him guilty of unprofessional conduct. 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 Prepackaged salads breeding ground for salmonella? Prepackaged salads are common in grocery stores, but few studies have examined how salmonella behaves in these products. Craving salt? Your genes may be the reason An inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the salt shaker, putting their hearts at risk. Omega-3s linked to healthy blood pressure in young adults In a Swiss study of young, healthy adults, those with the highest levels of omega-3 fatty acids in their blood had the lowest blood pressure. 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. 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. SA women addicted to eating soil Many women experience iron deficiencies during pregnancy and subsequently develop a craving for soil. 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). Dropped food on the floor? '5-second rule' debunked Food that has been dropped on the floor should rather not be eaten as germs can transfer almost instantly, according to a study. 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.