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 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. 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 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. 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. 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. Crunch time for HPCSA over Noakes 'guilty' blunder The tables have turned, with Professor Tim Noakes resolving to take action against the Health Professionals Council of SA – after they mistakenly announced he had been found guilty of misconduct. Craving salt? Your genes may be the reason An inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the salt shaker, putting their hearts at risk. 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. What will happen to Noakes if he is (really) found guilty? Professor Tim Noakes faces these six penalties should the HPCSA's professional conduct committee find him guilty of unprofessional conduct. Prepackaged salads breeding ground for salmonella? Prepackaged salads are common in grocery stores, but few studies have examined how salmonella behaves in these products. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors K Naomi takes a stand and shows women how to fight back WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Live healthier Are you sure? » Aid your digestion What are digestive disorders? Are you really constipated? Many people think that if they do not have two or more bowel movements every single day of their lives they are constipated. This is patently not true, writes DietDoc. True of False? » SEE: How anaphylactic shock affects your body Stop believing these 10 allergy myths Do you still believe that hay fever is caused by hay? Or that food allergies are really common? No, and no again. We bust 10 myths about allergies.