Oprah Winfrey goes on diet, gains Weight Watchers deal

2015-10-20 10:50

Oprah Winfrey, who has publicly struggled with her weight for decades, is going on a diet again.

WATCH NOW: Thembi Seete smashes it at the gym

2015-04-04 09:00

The actress is on a fat burning mission.

2014 - The diet year that was

2014-12-29 13:07

From Banting enthusiasts to the demonisation of sugar and climate change concerns, DietDoc gives a wrap of the year that was.

Speed of weight loss may have little impact on success at keeping it off

2014-10-31 08:58

A recent study has challenged the common belief that people who lose weight rapidly are more likely to put that weight back on again.

New tool predicts if kidney stones will recur

2014-08-08 11:28

A new tool uses 11 questions to assess kidney stone patients' risk of developing another kidney stone within two, five or ten years.

Slow is smooth and smooth is fast

2014-04-22 15:32

By gradually adapting your lifestyle to suit your needs, you can keep losing weight until you’re as slim and slender as you like.

Crash diet increases gallstone risk

2013-06-10 12:05

People who go on an extremely low kilojoule diet are more likely to develop gallstones than people on a moderately low kilojoule diet, according to a new study.

Black women gain weight with contraceptives

2013-04-15 11:55

Black women were the most likely to gain weight while using a long-acting form of contraception, such as a hormone implant or intrauterine device (IUD), in a small new study.


Weight loss linked to bone loss in middle aged women

2015-04-20 15:42

Weight loss is linked to bone density loss in middle-aged women, a new US study suggests.

Actor Damon Gameau says low-fat diet made him fat

2015-02-25 14:54

Australian actor Damon Gameau says he gained almost 10kg after a 60-day low-fat diet.

Big-name diets only work for a while

2014-11-12 13:49

No eating plan stood out in terms of lasting weight loss, researchers noted.

Tim Noakes backtracks on dairy

2014-10-20 08:14

Certain dairy products were removed from green list, as banting followers complain about slow weight loss.

Are you too polite for your own good?

2014-04-23 11:30

You shake hands, you clean your plate and have a final drink to make others happy. But could this be making you ill?

Are you too polite for your own good?

2014-04-09 13:28

You shake hands, you clean your plate and have a final drink to make others happy. But could this be making you ill?

Anger raises your heart attack risk

2013-05-15 09:29

Flying into a rage can make you twice as likely to have a heart attack within two hours of that episode.

Jada Pinkett Smith's 'crazy' movie diet

2013-02-14 21:41

Jada Pinkett Smith has revealed the craziest diet she ever followed was one that required her to eat tons of food so she could gain enough muscle for a movie role.

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