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 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. 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 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 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. 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. What should I eat before and after a workout? Fuelling up on the right foods before and after your workout is an important foundation for any good training programme. Healthy diet may extend kidney patients' lives A diet high in fruits, vegetables, fish, legumes, cereals, whole grains and fibre may help kidney patients live longer, according to researchers. Vegetarian diet good for people and the environment According to a new report, apart from being healthy, vegetarian diets leave a lighter carbon footprint. What to eat before and after exercise We all know we should exercise and eat healthy food. Here’s a look at what you should be using to fuel your body for the best results from exercising. Tim and Marilyn Noakes: We are fighters who never quit Professor Tim Noakes and his wife Marilyn open up to Health24 about the long months of darkness – and light – amid Noakes' hearing, which they describe as a trial of humiliation and honour. Eat right, sleep tight A balanced diet is very important as it provides a variety of nutrients that all have specific functions in maintaining a good sleep cycle. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Complete our allergy survey and stand a chance to win R 1000! Live healthier Choose wisely... » Healthy diet may extend kidney patients' lives Healthy diet protects teens against later weight gain Finding the right diet for you With so many fad diets out there, it’s difficult to separate fact from fiction. Dietitian Mpho Tshukudu gives advice on how to find and follow the right diet. Decor danger! » Sick building syndrome FAQ: Sick building syndrome What is sick building syndrome? Your wallpaper might be making you sick Fungus growing on wallpaper might contribute to 'sick building syndrome', causing symptoms similar to flu and allergies.