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 5 questions dietitians answer all the time The most common things runners want to know about diet and performance. Dietitian Pamela Nisevich Bede answers them all. 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 4 major signs you’re eating way too much salt Here’s how you can reduce your intake of salt. 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. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Terrific Tea! » Rooibos makes cocktails healthier Rooibos: an alternative energy drink More than 10 reasons why rooibos is good for you Today marks the first annual National Rooibos Day, which aims to raise awareness of the health benefits and many uses of rooibos tea. Healthy? Are you sure? » 5 diseases we can get from animals Could your salon visit make you sick? 7 terrifying diseases you could have without knowing it Not all serious illnesses come with tell-tale symptoms. There are diseases that can turn your body into a ticking time-bomb while you're unaware of any danger.