The devastating effect of poor nutrition on a child’s wellbeing

2016-05-27 14:12

Many South African children have inadequate diets during their first 1,000 days of life – a reality that causes significant health problems not only during childhood but for the rest of their lives.

How eating more meat may help your PMS

2016-03-10 09:54

A 10-year-long study has revealed some interesting facts about iron, potassium and other minerals that might impact the development of PMS.

Kids try coffee for the first time

2016-01-14 16:16

At what age will you allow your kids to drink coffee?

WATCH: Biltong might not be as healthy as you think

People don't realise that there can be up to 25 ingredients in a package of biltong, including MSG.

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10 reasons why News24 users love and loathe banting

2015-11-24 12:42

While the HPCSA continues its hearings on whether Professor Tim Noakes acted unprofessionally by giving unconventional advice on breastfeeding, many News24 users have described why they believe his diet works.

You CAN get your body back!

2015-09-14 12:57

Steve Mululu is a big guy with a big dog, a big heart and a big smile, and he has a plan for you to shed that baby weight.

Soft diets for stroke patients

2015-08-27 16:19

It is important to make it as easy as possible for a stroke patient to eat in order to prevent malnutrition and anorexia, writes DietDoc.

Where does that meat come from, Mom?

2015-08-14 12:44

What happens when your child discovers where their food comes from.

Product labels misleading?

2015-06-24 15:39

SAVVY consumers who tend to wonder whether label claims such as “organic”, “GMO free” “fat free” and “no sugar added” are, in fact, true are harnessing the power of social media and testing products.

Tim Noakes hearing: we need clarity, says Claire Julsing-Strydom

2015-06-04 12:44

The inquiry into Professor Tim Noakes' conduct will help to advance health care in South Africa, says Association for Dietetics in South Africa president Claire Julsing-Strydom.


The next food trend you need to know about

2016-04-29 16:16

What's the best food for healthy skin? Strong nails? More energy? Say hello to functional foods.

Goodbye from DietDoc

2016-02-29 10:46

After 21 years as an internet diet and nutrition advisor, DietDoc is handing over the torch to her successors. In her final article she summarises what she believes are the most important take-home messages related to nutrition.

This family had McDonald’s and Spur almost 10 times a month

2016-01-13 10:17

It was only when Angel Khoza was bullied for being overweight when her parents realised that their weekly meals out were harming their family. More families in SA might want to take a page from their playbook.

Agave syrup is not a healthy alternative to sugar

People often think that sugar substitutes are healthy because of the low glycemic index, but in actuality the harmful effects of sugar can be attributed to fructose, which agave is high in.

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Natural trans fats are good for your heart

2015-09-28 10:09

Natural trans fats, as found naturally in dairy and, meat products may help your heart while low levels of artificial trans fats might not be as bad,

Pregnant at work? Read here

2015-09-08 10:52

By now, even taking the stairs at work will leave you breathless. Here are some tips to keep you comfortable and alert while you're still working.

Eating problems experienced by stroke patients

2015-08-27 16:18

Loss of function of any part of the body can make eating, chewing, and swallowing of food difficult or even impossible in stroke survivors.

Baby food battles: the mommy wars

2015-08-05 15:47

Are you a bad mum if you don't make all your baby's food?

Noakes' new book 'Raising Superheroes' out soon

2015-06-05 06:30

'Raising Superheroes', the sequel to 'The Real Meal Revolution' will hit the shelves well ahead of the week-long hearing into the conduct of Professor Tim Noakes.

Three Easy Dinners for Moms

2015-05-29 10:43

Three healthy dinners for when you just don't have the time to stand in the kitchen.

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