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 Why do I crave salt? Do you add salt to your food before you've even tasted it? Are you always looking for a salty snack? This is why (and why you should curb those cravings). 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 Can your diet be TOO healthy for your own good? Occasional cheat days where you indulge in your favourite treats are allowed, but what happens when you feel guilty about it the very next day? More evidence fried food ups heart disease, stroke risk Several studies have reported the connection between fried food and poor health outcomes. Yet another has confirmed this claim, but what is the defining difference between this study and the ones researchers have done before? Just a small glass of a sugary drink a day – even 100% fruit juice – has been linked to an increased risk of cancer New research suggests that sweetened sodas, sports drinks and even 100% fruit juice might raise your risk for some cancers. Still too much processed meat, too little fish in US diets New dietary data found that less than 15% of US adults eat recommended amounts of fish and/or shellfish. The scoop on ice cream, frozen yogurt and snow cones At about 145 calories for a half-cup of vanilla and 160 for chocolate chip, ice cream can quickly break your diet. WATCH: Former vegan has 'body of 25-year-old' thanks to raw meat diet A 56-year-old former vegan says she has the "body of a 25-year-old" thanks to a diet of raw meat and organs. Wedding officiant Eva LaRoche says since becoming a "raw carnivore" two years ago she has cured her lifelong constipation. 9 women share their tips on how to lose 10kg, 20kg, 30kg They've been there, done that. Now you can too! Coffee might be your go-to brew for weight loss A British study has shown that a cup of coffee can have a direct effect on our "brown fat", a kind of fat that burns calories in a process called thermogenesis. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.