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Low-carb drinks for Banters

2014-12-17 17:30

Trying to lose weight doesn't have to mean cutting out alcohol, dieters just need to be more careful about what it is they're drinking.

10 tips to stay slim over Christmas

2014-12-12 00:00

Trying to lose weight around the holidays is tough, but maintaining your weight doesn’t have to be. Check out these tips.

Zucchini spaghetti and lean beef meatballs

2014-12-04 00:00

A low-carb, high-protein fabulous diet meal.

A yogurt a day may keep diabetes away

2014-11-30 05:45

Research at Harvard School of Public Health in Boston has shown that yogurt consumption can have significant benefit in reducing the risk of diabetes.

5 Fabulous, quick diet meals

2014-11-27 08:53

A collection of tasty, low-fat meals.

A yogurt a day may keep diabetes away

2014-11-26 13:26

Research at Harvard School of Public Health in Boston has shown that yogurt consumption can have significant benefit in reducing the risk of diabetes.

Minute steak hamburgers made with lettuce “buns”

2014-11-25 11:31

The 'low-carb' way to enjoy a burger.

Creamy zucchini and chicken dish

2014-11-25 11:11

A low-fat, low-carb, yet satisfying diet meal.

Zucchini spaghetti and lean beef meatballs

2014-11-25 10:37

A low-carb, high-protein fabulous diet meal.

Obesity costs US billions in lost productivity

2014-11-17 13:46

Obesity among workers in the United States is costing the nation $8.65 billion a year in lost productivity, according to a study.

Smoking and diet

2014-11-14 12:51

Which kind of diet should smokers follow to minimise the damage?

Christmas dinner for slimmers

2014-11-12 15:26

Spare a thought for the dieters this year and prepare a Christmas dinner that isn’t loaded with kilojoules, fat and cholesterol.

Nutrition and your body as you age

2014-11-12 14:59

As you grow older, your nutrient requirements change. Learn more about the effect of ageing on your body and diet.

Warfarin and your diet

2014-11-12 14:49

Be warned: what you eat can have an effect on warfarin – a powerful and very popular anticoagulant drug.

Discover exotic acai berries

2014-11-12 11:35

Acai berries look like grapes, but come from palm trees – and they’re packed with nutrients. What should you know?

How to speed up your metabolism

2014-11-11 15:56

We share a few clever ways in which to speed up your metabolism.

What's so super about superfoods?

2014-11-11 14:54

When it comes to buzzwords in nutrition, the term “superfoods” may just top the current list. But there’s a lot more to superfoods than just a trendy word.

Surprising health benefits of beer

2014-11-11 14:37

Beer in moderation won’t give you a “beer belly”. In fact, according to various studies, it may just be the answer to some of your health problems.

Superfoods everyone should eat

2014-11-11 14:02

Forget complicated diet regimes, pills and potions. Transform your health with nature’s greatest gifts: the superfoods on your supermarket shelf.

Berry nice

2014-11-11 13:39

Boost your health and ward off disease with delicious, magical berries – the ultimate superfood.

Join the green smoothie revolution

2014-11-10 16:34

When it comes to smoothies, the greener, the better! Get the lowdown on the green-smoothie trend and reap the health rewards.

The lowdown on brown rice protein

2014-11-10 16:23

Brown rice protein powder is fast becoming a popular way of adding protein to one’s diet. Here’s what you need to know.

Nuts about coconuts

2014-11-10 09:39

Sugar: why the bad rap?

2014-11-07 15:50

Sugar is a natural sweetener that’s been enjoyed by people for many centuries. Why has it suddenly become a “forbidden” food?

9 foods that keep you awake

2014-11-06 14:00

Do you dread bedtime because you spend hours tossing and turning? Perhaps it’s time to look for answers in your fridge.

 

Diet may influence ovarian cancer survival

2014-12-12 14:09

A healthy diet before ovarian cancer diagnosis may indicate a stronger immune system and, indirectly, the capacity to respond favourably to therapy.

Steak burgers made with lettuce “buns”

2014-12-06 00:00

The 'low-carb' way to enjoy a burger.

14 foods that cause gout

2014-12-01 08:51

There's a lot you can do to prevent gout. Start by cutting out these 14 foods.

A yogurt a day may keep diabetes away

2014-11-27 10:37

Research at Harvard School of Public Health in Boston has shown that yogurt consumption can have significant benefit in reducing the risk of diabetes.

A yogurt a day may keep diabetes away

2014-11-26 17:25

Research at Harvard School of Public Health in Boston has shown that yogurt consumption can have significant benefit in reducing the risk of diabetes.

Zucchini spaghetti and lean beef meatballs

2014-11-26 08:21

A low-carb, high-protein diet meal.

Sweet and sour chicken and spinach

2014-11-25 11:20

A light, tasty diet meal.

Lean beef and gem squash

2014-11-25 10:55

A healthy dose of veggies and protein.

Calorie counting app doesn't guarantee weight loss

2014-11-18 10:24

Apps can be a powerful tool for people who are ready to track calories, but it's not going to help everybody lose weight, according to a new study.

Fast food advertising targets African American kids

2014-11-17 13:30

Fast-food restaurants in the United States are 'disproportionately' targeting African American children and kids in middle-income and rural areas, according to a new study.

Good nutrition beyond your 60s

2014-11-14 09:29

Good nutrition not only adds years to life, but also life to years.

Good nutrition beyond your 60s

2014-11-12 15:15

Good nutrition not only adds years to life, but also life to years. This becomes all the more important as you reach your senior years.

10 easy ways to cut 400kJ

2014-11-12 14:53

Shaking off those excess kilos can be as simple as following these 10 steps to cut 400kJ.

Ever heard of camu camu?

2014-11-12 11:45

Top 10 foods that control cholesterol

2014-11-11 16:05

Have you been diagnosed with high cholesterol? Then you'll be happy to know that certain foods can be a boon to your health. Check the list out.

Good, better, beetroot

2014-11-11 15:22

Beetroot should form part of your diet, whether you like it or not. It’s simply too healthy to ignore!

The health benefits of coconut oil

2014-11-11 14:49

Coconut oil could do more for you than repair your skin. Learn more about the possible uses of this popular oil.

A grass worth nibbling on

2014-11-11 14:25

It may look like the grass that grows in your backyard, but don’t be fooled: wheatgrass packs a powerful health punch.

Antioxidants: everything you need to know

2014-11-11 13:46

What are antioxidants? What do they actually do? How can you ensure you get enough? We answer all your questions.

Cacao - yes, it's good for you

2014-11-10 16:59

Get cosy with a cup of cacao. The health benefits of this superfood will make you love it even more.

Goji berries: why the hype?

2014-11-10 16:28

Bright-red goji berries are all the rage among health-conscious people around the world, including some Hollywood celebrities. What should you know about this superfood?

Sugar: why the bad rap?

2014-11-10 10:07

Why has sugar suddenly become a “forbidden” food?

5 immune boosters in your kitchen

2014-11-07 15:53

Warding off colds and flu this winter starts with a healthy diet and a bit of extra TLC in the form of superfoods. Stock up on these five immune boosters.

Healthy holiday food

2014-11-06 15:43

The festive season is all about lolling on the beach, long-distance drives and late-night celebrations – but unfortunately it’s about indulgence and expanding waistlines too.

Is your low-carb diet causing constipation?

2014-11-06 13:47

Are you on a high-fat or high-protein diet that’s also low in carbs? Constipation is often a nasty side effect. Here’s how to ensure your trip to the bathroom is a comfortable one.

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