Is a low-carb diet really the answer for type 2 diabetes?

2017-11-30 09:00

Should those with type 2 diabetes follow a low carb diet? Our dietitians weigh in.

Busted: 6 promises weight-loss pills make that you should never believe

2017-11-14 14:48

Steer clear of supplements that make any of these promises.

This formula will ensure your breakfast keeps you full until lunch every day

2017-11-08 09:00

It’s really simple. Here’s how to have a breakfast that keeps you going until lunch time.

6 foods that can give you runner's trots

2017-10-07 10:30

Do your bowels (and dignity) a favour and avoid these digestive enemies before a race.

6 reasons to become a flexitarian

2017-08-28 10:46

If you have ever had the desire to include more meat-free meals in your diet, this might just be the lifestyle you are looking for.

Ditch the juice and eat the whole fruit to prevent disease

2017-06-02 09:32

Recent research suggests that eating certain whole fruits may significantly lower your risk of type 2 diabetes.

DASH diet may lower your odds for gout

2017-05-12 15:22

A study found that ditching fats and salt in favour of fruits, veggies and grains can keep this painful condition at bay.

Common nutrient increases blood clotting risk

2017-04-26 14:35

Gut bacteria react to choline, a nutrient found in eggs and meat, to produce a chemical that increases the risk of blood clots, heart attack and stroke.

No doctor-patient relationship, Noakes lawyer argues

2017-04-06 12:27

Twitter doesn't allow for a doctor-patient relationship, as the platform is non-confidential, Tim Noakes' lawyer Michael van der Nest says, as arguments wrapped up in the HSPCA hearing.

Tired of the ups and downs of yo-yo dieting?

2017-02-23 11:13

'Coaching' sessions can help you keep the weight from creeping back after a diet, a new study found.


2018 Food trends: SA restaurant consultant says chefs need to embrace all dietary requests to succeed

2017-11-16 15:27

Jason Whitehead shares insights into the consumer habits that restaurants can expect in the near future.

What you should know about prediabetes

2017-11-14 10:30

Prediabetes is a wake-up call and can cause complications Fortunately it can be treated. Here's what you should know.

11 essential superfoods for runners

2017-10-21 10:00

Slim down, speed up and give your health a boost with these nutrient-packed foods and drinks.

Turns out taking a 2-week diet break might actually help you lose more weight

2017-10-05 10:00

If you've been dieting for a while and not seeing results, you can take a break.

3 easy ways to reduce your sugar cravings

2017-07-13 07:22

By making small adjustments to your habits, you can reset your taste buds to crave less sugar over time.

To lose weight, start with dairy swaps

2017-05-31 10:08

A good action plan is to decrease the fat in your diet by using low-fat or fat-free dairy products.

Gluten-free without a medical reason won't benefit your heart

2017-05-03 13:00

A study found that people without coeliac disease should not think that going gluten-free will help their health – at least not their heart health.

BREAKING NEWS: Tim Noakes is not guilty

2017-04-21 12:30

After many months of deliberation the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has found Professor Tim Noakes not guilty.

Diabetes: You can have a cheat meal and stay healthy

2017-03-24 09:29

You're at a party and cake is served. As a diabetic, what do you do? The good news is you can have your cake and eat it, the trick is to follow a balanced diet. Dietitian Leanne Katzenellenbogen tells us how.

Experts do agree on what constitutes a healthy diet

2017-01-16 15:06

The notion that 'no two health professionals agree on what a healthy diet should be' is untrue. We take a look at the many (scientifically verifiable) points global health experts agree on.

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