As portions have supersized over the years, so have our waistlines. Did you know that a large coffee shop muffin can equal up to five slices of bread? Here's help.
Antagolin is being promoted as a supplement that can alleviate insulin resistance and help you lose weight. Is it safe and effective? DietDoc investigates.
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The SA weight-loss industry remains unregulated, resulting in over-the-counter products that contain "hidden" or "undisclosed" ingredients that could be very harmful to... read more
The so-called "food combining theory" has been around for decades and many people still believe that you can lose weight by eating carbs and protein separately, writes... read more
Make these eight simple diet rules part of your lifestyle and you will be on your way to permanent weight loss, says registered dietician Kim Hoffmann.
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Our bodies all need sugar (or glucose) to function, which in my mind is why we all should eat sugar, or at least foods that convert into sugar, writes registered... read more
If you are taking supplements to counteract the harmful effects of drinking, smoking, stress and lack of sleep on your body, you could actually be harming your health,... read more
Need to lose weight? Most people tend to give up before they have even started, says DietDoc. However, losing just 5 to 10% of your body weight, will already improve... read more
The promises that are made by producers of slimming aids seem too good to be true and it is really tempting to believe them when you're feeling desperate.
Many weight loss diets - and even just guidelines for healthy eating - place the emphasis on portion control. If you're still confused about portion sizes, this article... read more
SPAR supports National Nutrition Week which runs from 9 to 15 October 2013. The theme this year is ‘Eat less - choose your portion with caution!’
With its fridge and cupboards full of tempting treats, sometimes the kitchen can seem like a dangerous place to be when you’re trying to lose weight.
The pleasure of eating a chocolate bar lasts only a few minutes. However, burning off the kilojoules it delivers can take nearly three-quarters of an hour.
It’s time to make some resolutions that involve a somehow healthier lifestyle, a CGI-enhanced version of superhuman you.
Some people exercise, so they can eat more. This simple formula, however, often does not work in real life, writes registered dietician Karen Protheroe.