Home > Diet and nutrition > News News 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 Your brain might remember better where you left junk food than healthy snacks There’s something in our brains that drives us towards junk food, and now scientists have gained more insight into understanding why this happens. 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 OPINION | How to eat healthy on a low budget It is imperative that households get the best nutritional value for the money they spend, especially in the light of current food price increases. OPINION | Mayday, Mayday! Your body needs your help! Why our food choices are now more important than ever. OPINION | Immunity: a time-honoured balancing act For many, the quest for immunity is a seasonal one. The approach to winter is laden with vitamin C and 'fad' foods – but can they protect you against allergies and viruses? 'We're trying to fix a broken identity, food must be included': Discovering local food culture Food and food cultures offer texture and foundation into who we are. Across South Africa, indigenous food activists have been working towards unearthing coordinates that can bring us closer towards our identities, by helping us reconnect with foods that memory has forgotten. Some vegetarian diets are much healthier than others According to Greek researchers, not all vegetarian diets are healthy, especially for people who are obese. Not just a picky eater – noise can put you off your food, science says A recent study aimed to reveal the effect that noise in restaurants has on diners. Sweet-tooth tendencies change as kids get older Researchers found that young people have more of a 'sweet tooth' than adults, or prefer more intense sweetness. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.