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Nutrition basics

Why you should eat potatoes

Low-carbers are avoiding potatoes but these plants provide natural, unrefined carbohydrates and one 100g potato only provides 16 g of carbs along with valuable minerals. Don't avoid them!

Is organic food a big hoax?

DietDoc's firm belief that all's well with of organic food, globally and in South Africa, was recently seriously challenged.

Protein vs. carbs: the great debate

A recent report of an interview with Sport Science Institute's Prof Tim Noakes quotes him as saying that 'everything we've been taught about nutrition is wrong'. DietDoc disagrees.

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Carbohydrate portion sizes

Carbohydrates should form the basis of a balanced diet. You're allowed 6-11 portions per day, depending on your age and activity levels. But how big is a portion?

Tips on gaining weight

While many people have questions about weight loss and how to combat obesity, a great number of people also want to, and need to, gain weight.

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