Tim Noakes speaks out on the ‘Banting for babies' hearing

2015-06-22 15:52

Professor Tim Noakes who appeared before the Health Professions Council of South Africa explains in his own words what has become known as the ‘Banting for babies trial’.

Diet pills can kill you, and you’ll die horribly

2015-04-24 12:39

After another diet pill fatality police are looking into the dangers of diet pills available online.

WATCH NOW: Thembi Seete smashes it at the gym

2015-04-04 09:00

The actress is on a fat burning mission.

The dreaded D-word a.k.a...the Diet

2015-02-05 14:00

Blogger Manni Bradshaw comfronts diets and explains the concept of cheat days

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.

Is organic best for kids?

2014-06-26 16:26

Organic food benefits not only your body, but your family's bodies and the rest of the world.

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.

This is why you can’t stick to your diet

2013-11-18 11:51

It takes a lot of time and energy to adopt a new diet plan and to stick with it. Here are some common reasons why you might be tempted to quit your diet – and what you can do about it.

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.


Falling off the banting bandwagon

2015-05-19 10:01

A whirlwind relationship with the Tim Noakes diet made Samantha Steele realise that her one true love is really carbs.

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.

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.

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?

Eat Mediterranean, live longer

2013-10-03 07:43

Keen to eat like the Greeks and to reap the benefits, too? Here’s a handy shopping list to help you stock up on those Mediterranean essentials.

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.

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