ARTICLES RELATING TO DIET

How much fruit and veg is actually enough?

2014-08-19 13:10

The more fruits and veggies you eat, the lower your chances of developing heart problems or dying early.

ADHD, obesity and food allergies in kids

2014-08-15 11:38

Obesity, ADHD and food allergies are all diet-related problems that can affect children and have long-term health implications.

Atkins low-carb, low-sugar product range

2014-08-14 12:34

Now available in SA!

10 Golden rules of Banting

2014-08-08 14:53

Banting has become synonymous with the Tim Noakes Diet which refers to going on a high fat, low carbohydrate diet. Here are some rules to guide you.

Eating out equals eating more

2014-08-08 10:41

People who eat at fast-food spots and restaurants consume more calories than when they cook at home.

Top tips for feeding your child

2014-08-07 14:33

If kids could live on pizza and other junk food, they would. Luckily parents are there to monitor their diets. But it's often harder than it sounds.

Aids 101

2014-08-07 14:30

It’s been with us for a quarter-century; you’d think we’d have a reasonably good grasp of how HIV/Aids works by now. But we could all do with a brush-up on the fundamentals.

HIV/Aids and food safety

2014-08-07 13:59

People living with HIV/Aids need to be especially careful about the food they eat and the possible presence of germs.

HIV/Aids and supplements

2014-08-07 13:28

Boosting your intake of certain vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids could boost your immune system and keep you healthier for longer if you're HIV-positive.

Is it true that diabetics can't eat carbohydrates?

2014-08-05 14:44

Many people believe that if you have diabetes you can't eat carbohydrates. This is not true.

Start sculpting your summer body

2014-08-04 12:37

It's not too late to shake off that winter layer and start chiselling away your summer body.

Low carb vs low fat diet – which is best for weight loss?

2014-08-04 05:00

Whether your diet consists of high or low carbohydrates, you can still lose weight.

Treating hepatitis with diet

2014-07-31 10:20

Learn more about the dietary treatment of the acute hepatitis phase, which occurs in hepatitis A, B, C, D and E.

Living with cancer - tips for daily living

2014-07-24 14:42

There are things you can do to make your life easier while you are living with, or recovering from cancer.

Healthy lifestyle may lower dementia risk

2014-07-16 15:15

Adopting a healthier lifestyle, which includes eating right and exercising, may improve your memory and problem-solving skills, thereby lowering your risk for dementia.

3 dangerous parenting choices

2014-07-11 13:07

Adults get to make their own foolish choices, but...

Low carb vs low fat diet – which is best for weight loss?

2014-07-10 12:20

Whether your diet consists of high or low carbohydrates, you can still lose weight.

Are you really hungry?

2014-07-09 05:00

The next time you want to put food into your mouth, ask yourself: are you really hungry? Believe it or not, recognising real hunger pangs can be harder than it seems.

The kitchen tool that’s perfect for low carb cooking

2014-07-08 09:32

Every low carb cook has got their eye on this.

3 risky parenting choices

2014-07-07 13:21

Adults get to make their own foolish choices, but these kids may suffer as a consequence.

5 crazy diets you should avoid

2014-07-01 10:28

Experts have drawn up a list of the five most bizarre and dangerous celeb weight-loss diets that are currently the rage. Here's why you should avoid them.

The anti-inflammatory diet

2014-06-24 09:55

If you suffer from the pain and disability of osteoarthritis, consider losing weight (if necessary) and applying the principles of the anti-inflammatory diet.

5 crazy diets you should avoid

2014-06-17 15:31

Experts have drawn up a list of the five most bizarre and dangerous celeb weight-loss diets that are currently the rage. Here's why you should avoid them.

Basic dental care for children

2014-06-17 10:12

The way you treat your child's teeth in their formative years actually lays the groundwork for how that child will view good dental care.

 

ADHD, obesity and food allergies in kids

2014-08-15 12:55

Obesity, ADHD and food allergies are all diet-related problems that can affect children and have long-term health implications.

Eating too little salt may also be bad

2014-08-14 14:24

Low-salt diets may not be as beneficial as many experts believe, and might even pose a hazard.

Atkins low-carb, low-sugar product range now available in SA

2014-08-14 12:30

South Africans are waking up to the enormous health and weight-loss benefits of following a low-carb, low-sugar diet.

Fruit and veg – how much is enough?

2014-08-08 13:19

The more fruits and veggies you eat, the lower your chances of developing heart problems or dying early.

Feeding a picky eater?

2014-08-07 15:13

If your child is a picky eater you will know how difficult it is to feed them. We get a clinical paediatric dietitian to advise.

Healthy snacks for kids

2014-08-07 14:33

Babies and toddlers have such small appetites that to meet all their dietary needs in three meals a day is impossible. This is where healthy snacks come in.

ARVs vs. weight loss

2014-08-07 14:22

Preventing weight loss is an important aspect of HIV/Aids treatment among people who aren't on ARVs. But other factors come into play for those who are.

HIV/Aids: Can diet help?

2014-08-07 13:49

Although dietary interventions cannot cure Aids, there are three important facets of this illness that are directly influenced by diet.

Should diabetics avoid certain fruits?

2014-08-05 14:52

The belief that diabetics should avoid certain fruits is unfounded. Learn more.

Must diabetics follow a special diet?

2014-08-05 13:30

No. Diabetics simply have to follow a healthy, balanced diet - the same kind of diet recommended for non-diabetics.

Low carb vs low fat diet – which is best for weight loss?

2014-08-04 11:19

Whether your diet consists of high or low carbohydrates, you can still lose weight.

Healthy = pregnant

2014-08-01 13:00

Want to fall pregnant? These tips can help.

Liver disorders and diet

2014-07-31 09:48

Liver disorders have a great impact on what you can eat and what you cannot tolerate. Here are a few things you should look out for.

Mushrooms reduce bitterness in cocoa beans

2014-07-22 12:09

Using mushrooms in the fermentation process will not only reduce bitterness in cocoa beans, but may also reduce the need for sugar in chocolate products.

Are you tired?

2014-07-14 09:17

Monday morning lethargy got you again? Here are 10 tips to help you beat fatigue.

Are low carb diets more effective for weight loss?

2014-07-10 13:17

A study by Stellenbosch University shows that low carb diets are not more effective for weight loss than balanced diets and demystifies the notion that there is a “magic bullet” solution for weight loss. The Association for Dietetics in South Africa takes a close look.

Low carb vs low fat diet – which is best for weight loss?

2014-07-10 10:17

Whether your diet consists of high or low carbohydrates, you can still lose weight.

Don't gain weight this winter

2014-07-08 09:48

Here's your guide to eat healthily and control your weight this winter

The kitchen tool that’s perfect for low carb cooking

2014-07-07 14:02

Every low carb cook has got their eye on the Spiralizer.

3 dangerous parenting choices

2014-07-07 13:21

Adults get to make their own foolish choices, but these kids may suffer as a consequence.

Canola oil-enriched diet may benefit diabetics

2014-06-30 15:14

Type 2 diabetics who followed a diet with a low glycaemic index, supplemented with extra canola oil, had lower blood glucose levels than those who ate a diet high in whole grains.

Get fit and ready for sex!

2014-06-18 09:59

One of the many positive aspects that can be associated with adopting a healthier lifestyle is the scintillating sex it can induce.

What’s making you nauseous?

2014-06-17 14:42

Nausea and vomiting are your body’s way of getting your attention. Here are some of the most common causes.

Give yourself a whiter, brighter smile

2014-06-13 14:42

Pearly whites gone yellow, green or grey? This can (often) be reversed.

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