Home > Diet and nutrition > Beverages Beverages 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. 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 Is coconut water actually good for you? People guzzle this stuff like it’s water. Everyone is obsessed with drinking lemon water – but is it really healthy? We asked nutritionists to weigh in on the health benefits of drinking lemon water. More than 10 reasons why rooibos is good for you Today marks the first annual National Rooibos Day, which aims to raise awareness of the health benefits and many uses of rooibos tea. Tax on sugary drinks signed into law From 2 April 2018, South Africans will be paying approximately 10% of a can of Coca Cola in 'sugar tax'. Parliament finally passes sugary drinks tax South Africa is on the right path to reverse the alarming numbers of diabetes cases and other NCDs associated with obesity. The post-ride beer. Should you? Timing and moderation are important if you don’t want to waylay your recovery. Here’s what energy drinks actually do to your body Love Red Bull? A new review has some bad news for you. Is your water hydrating you? How, when and what you drink might be dehydrating you. Are you drinking your sugar intake? Water contains no kilojoules and hydrates our body. Avoid sugary beverages and make sure you consume enough water. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Win a R1 500 hamper with Alpecin Hypertension Consumer Fact Sheet Understanding diabetes self-management WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Live healthier Mental health & your work » How open are you about mental illness in the workplace? Mental health in the workplace – what you can do to help If you know that one of your colleagues suffers from a mental illness, would you be able to help them at work? Maligay Govender offers some helpful mental health "first aid" tips. Sleep & You » Sleep vs. no sleep Diagnosis of insomnia 6 things that are sabotaging your sleep Kick these shut-eye killers to the kerb and make your whole life better – overnight.