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 4 major signs you’re eating way too much salt Here’s how you can reduce your intake of salt. 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 Can you eat too much protein? You can never have too much protein right? Well, here’s how much your body actually needs! Noakes on success in new book: 5 people lost 240kg combined with Banting In Lore of Nutrition, Professor Tim Noakes explains the science behind the low-carb, high-fat diet, and why he champions this lifestyle despite the constant persecution. Eat this high-calorie food at least once a week to stay lean Put these on your plate to ward off packing on the kilos. 5 foods you won’t believe contain more protein than an egg Trying to up the protein in your diet? It doesn’t have to be all eggs and chicken breasts. Stop the madness and back Noakes, begs online petition More than 5 000 people have signed a petition showing their support for Professor Tim Noakes following the news that his battle with the HPCSA is far from over. Noakes brings out tell-all book on Banting hearing Professor Tim Noakes has told Health24 that he will unveil a book detailing his misconduct inquiry based on a tweet that threatened to silence him. 12 salt swaps so delicious you won’t notice the difference Don’t be salty. Variety is the spice of life… Book extract: ‘Paranoid’ Noakes knew about forces to silence him In 'Tim Noakes: The Quiet Maverick', author Daryl Ilbury describes his growing discomfort with Tim Noakes’ seemingly irrational language. Noakes slams HPCSA ‘witch hunt’ as body appeals not guilty ruling The Health Professions Council of South Africa is appealing a ruling, in a multi-million rand hearing, which found Professor Tim Noakes not guilty of misconduct. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Discover treatments that can help reduce acne Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Fill in our quick and easy survey and stand a chance of winning a R2000 voucher! What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Watch out! » Gross fungal infections you can pick up at the gym You go to gym to exercise. But make sure the only thing you pick up is a dumbbell and not one of these gross fungal infections. Holiday health » Your 10-step asthma holiday checklist Don’t let asthma ruin your summer holiday. Whether you are travelling or embracing the summer at home, make sure you plan ahead.