ARTICLES RELATING TO DIET

Calorie restriction improves health, mood, sex drive

2016-05-03 11:09

A study found that people who successfully followed a calorie-restricted diet for two years experienced improved mood, better quality of life, improved sleep, enhanced sexual drive and better relationships.

You can't eat healthily or ethically when you're poor

2016-04-07 09:55

Lili Radloff considers the state of our food industry and why eating healthily has been reserved for the upper classes.

The PlusMinus eating plan for everyone

2016-03-18 12:48

Read more about the PlusMinus eating plan.

The best way to detox

2016-03-11 11:05

Want to detox? Maybe you'll go the all-fruit route, or try cayenne pepper and lemon juice for a week. The problem is, though, it's unlikely to shift a single toxin. Here's how to detox the scientifically proven way.

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Inspire children to eat healthy food with Maya Adam

How do you inspire children to eat healthy food? Doctor, nutritionist and author Maya Adam shares her food philosophy with News24 Live.

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Who said banting is boring? Oh, you did

2016-02-09 10:11

This reader wants everyone to leave banters alone and let them brag a bit.

New American Dietary Guidelines widely criticised

2016-01-18 13:31

The American Dietary Guidelines are very influential and should be 'above suspicion'. DietDoc discusses the shortcomings of the latest set of Guidelines.

Make realistic New Year’s resolutions for your health in 2016

2016-01-11 11:42

DietDoc advises on how to ditch those unrealistic New Year's resolutions and replace them with a kinder and more viable alternative.

Is intermittent fasting the easiest diet ever?

2015-12-22 14:48

Intermittent fasting as a diet sounds like a lot of hard work and denial. Not so, says Dr Arien van der Merwe who found it the easiest way to slim down her growing waistline, caused by metabolic syndrome.

Worst fad diets

2015-12-07 00:00

In search of a quick fix diet before you hit the beach this holiday? You should read this first.

 

SA doctor on why Banting 'sucks'

2016-04-08 12:02

In his soon to be published book 'Banting Sucks', Dr Howard Rybko challenges some assertions made by proponents of Banting and why Banters are struggling to keep their weight down.

These are 3 of the weirdest weight loss diets

2016-03-24 16:26

People will do anything to lose weight – sometimes even to the detriment of their health and sanity.

Is the General Motors diet a good way to lose weight?

2016-03-18 09:33

The GM diet, developed by General Motors to help slim down their workers, promises to help you lose between 4 and 7kg's in no time, without any risks to your health. Would you try it?

'Diet’ foods that make you fat

2016-03-04 09:26

Here are the so-called 'healthy' foods that are actually bad for you.

3 “bad” foods that are actually quite good for you

2016-02-09 15:44

We all know by now that dark chocolate and avocado can be enjoyed without guilt, but what about drumsticks and butter?

The detox myth: Don't fall for it

2016-01-24 10:36

Juice cleanses, herbal supplements, colonic irrigation… Is our obsession with “cleansing” our bodies just a dangerous waste of time and money?

Going 16 hours without eating is the latest diet trend

2016-01-15 11:34

Here’s the deal with intermittent fasting and why you should try it.

5 reasons why I'm not going on a diet this year

2015-12-31 00:00

A diet is one way most people reach their health goals in a new year. Cath Jenkin tells us why she won't be taking that route.

Hillary Clinton's secret to not picking up weight on the campaign trail

2015-12-21 15:50

Hot peppers, yoga among Clinton's ways to avoid diet pitfalls common to presidential campaigns

We try low-cal, low-carb Konjac noodles

2015-11-24 08:51

In the feverish search for food that looks and taste like pasta (read carbs), food manufacturers are creating noodles out of almost nothing.

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