Home > Diet and nutrition Diet and nutrition 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 Coke drinkers on new sugar tax: 'Leave our sugar alone!' Many consumers understand that South Africa's high burden of disease is caused by excessive sugar consumption. Diet and nutrition News Craving chips? This is how to make your own vegetable crisps and satisfy your junk food cravings Tasty snacks don’t have to be made out of potatoes and salt. Make these healthy crisps for your next sports session. More in Diet and nutrition News ‘I tried the apple cider vinegar diet for a month’ How much sushi is it safe to eat per week? 5 signs you could be suffering from an ‘adult’ eating disorder Should you start drinking baking soda for weight loss? Beverages What energy drink in SA is the worst for you? Our thirst for energy drinks just keeps growing, with South Africans glugging down more than 168 million litres of the stuff a year. With seemingly everyone hooked, #Trending set out to find out how different brands compare with one another. See all Beverages » How to lose weight sensibly 8 vital questions you should ask before trying to lose weight Here's how to tailor your training and diet so you meet your overall goals. See all How to lose weight sensibly » Diet and nutrition How fat can alcohol really make you? Could your daily tipple lead to obesity? There is growing evidence for a link between alcoholism and obesity, but more research is needed. See all Diet and nutrition » News Coke tackles sugar concerns with pricing, recipe moves Coca Cola SA has adopted a holistic strategy to reduce the overall sugar content across its portfolio of beverages. See all News » Take action 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 Food safety What do your toilet cleaner and potato chips have in common? The need for a longer shelf life has led to the use of chemicals in the production of potato chips - one of which is also found in your toilet cleaner. See all Food safety » Diet and nutrition 7 Christmas foods you should go easy on Go ahead and enjoy the festive season – but bear in mind that some treats are better consumed in moderation. See all Diet and nutrition » Food safety #DayZero: Will our meat be safe? We're trying to prepare for #DayZero as best as we possibly can, but what about those factors outside our personal control – like the safety of our meat? See all Food safety » Nutrition Basics 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. See all Nutrition Basics » advertisement From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Your hearing » Are you going deaf or do you just need to unblock your ears? 4 foods that can improve your hearing Healthy eating may protect your hearing Watching what you eat can improve the quality of your hearing and reduce your risk of hearing loss. Quit smoking » Tougher anti-tobacco laws in the pipeline Bad news, smokers: It's going to be more inconvenient to smoke This is why many SA smokers quit – Health24 survey After running our survey for several weeks, the results are in – and they reveal interesting information about smoking and tobacco use in South Africa.