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 R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS Live healthier Beware! » 7 steps for surviving the flu 'I nearly died at an Adele concert’ How to tell if your doctor's a quack Your health is precious, so you need to be sure your doctor's the real deal. Bathroom etiquette » Less salt may lead to fewer nighttime bathroom trips SEE: 9 more funny bathroom signs Which office bathroom habits are the most important? Can you maintain your professionalism in your bathroom cubicle?