ARTICLES RELATING TO DIET

'Balloon capsules' help obese patients lose weight

2016-11-08 11:12

Up to three balloons, inflated with gas via a catheter, were placed in patients' stomachs over three months, and removed after six months. The balloons made patients feel full.

Lose weight this summer

2016-10-10 14:32

Implement these five changes and you won’t gain weight this summer – in fact, you may even lose as much as 20kg, depending on how bad your current habits are.

The simple thing you could be doing for your health

2016-08-22 08:48

If you’re smart, you probably already think about what you eat. Now focus on how you eat it and you’ll soon feel the positive effects.

Three-decade study finds saturated fats are bad for health

2016-07-06 07:30

Saturated fats raise the risk of early death, but replacing these with fats like olive oil can offer substantial health benefits, says latest study..

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.

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?

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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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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.

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

Low-carb diets are better for keeping the weight off than low-fat diets

2015-10-30 14:21

A new meta-analysis of 53 randomised trials definitively shows' that low carbohydrate diets are better for long-term weight loss than low-fat diets.

 

Red meat and eggs risky for people with narrowed arteries

2016-10-20 13:40

A digestive byproduct, produced by gut bacteria, that breaks down eggs and meat products is associated with earlier death among people with peripheral artery disease.

Zucchini spaghetti and lean beef meatballs

2016-09-21 00:00

Get your daily dose of greens with this low carb alternative to pasta.

Fat in pregnant women's diet affects babies' gut microbes

2016-08-10 11:04

A study found that gut microbiomes of babies born to mothers who ate a high-fat diet during pregnancy differed from those of babies whose mothers who did not.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Teens who eat lots and lots of fruit may be healthier adults

2015-10-27 10:56

CT scans reveals that adults who ate more portions of fruit and veg during childood had healthier arteries 20 years later.

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