Here’s the latest diet fad called 'peganism'

2019-02-14 06:52

Want to reap the benefits of the keto diet while cutting your meat consumption? Become a pegan. Read on to learn more about this new diet approach.

A dietitian's photo of the same dishes with different calories will show you how to build a healthier meal

2019-01-26 09:52

Eating healthier doesn't have to mean you have to give up your favorite meals. These photos show how you can still eat the same dishes with half the calories.

Looming global crisis means we must cut down on red meat, experts say

2019-01-17 12:45

Consumption of foods such as red meat and sugar will have to decrease by about half to make sure the Earth will be able to feed the global population by 2050 - and at the same time, double the amount of plant-based foods will need to be eaten, experts say.

There's even more evidence that one type of diet is the best for your body and brain

2019-01-06 22:00

If you're looking to eat healthier, lose weight, and have more energy during the day, researchers advise trying a plant-based or Mediterranean diet.

So, what are the real benefits and risks of activated charcoal?

2018-12-27 15:10

Nutritional experts weight in on the dark trend that won't quit: charcoal.

These were the 10 most popular diets of 2018, according to Google

2018-12-16 17:49

Atkins and Weight Watchers didn't make this list.

Are you a victim of 'clean plate' syndrome?

2018-12-11 11:04

If your belly is full from a delicious feast but there's one more dessert left on the tray, will you hold back or yield to temptation? New research suggests that you'll give in order to "clean the plate".

5 breakfast myths busted

2018-10-11 11:50

During National Nutrition Week we bust some myths around breakfast.

Carb cycling is a less-strict alternative to low-carb diets — here's what a nutritionist has to say

2018-10-07 11:33

The idea behind carb cycling is simple: You eat a low-carb diet most days but eat extra carbs on days you exercise.


Fitness inspiration: Mbali Sebapu

2019-02-07 11:51

Fitness fanatic and social media influencer Mbali Sebapu’s dedication to staying fit is inspiring. She lets us in on how she maintains her gorgeous body.

Less beef, more beans. Experts say world needs a new diet

2019-01-18 05:36

A report says limiting meat is optimal for people and the planet, but not everyone agrees

Let them eat more fat?

2019-01-11 12:48

Researcher argues that a balance of types of fat is the key

Make nice with rice to boost your diet

2018-12-31 08:00

Opt for brown rice, the whole-grain form, as often as possible – it's more nutritious than white rice.

4 super easy hacks to reduce post-workout pain

2018-12-18 15:00

Use these methods to fight that can't-walk post-workout feeling.

How to get nutrients into your fussy eater... enter the mighty microgreen

2018-12-14 11:29

The festive season can be a tough time for parents to stick to a nutritional diet for children. Chocolates, mince pies and ice cream are in abundance and main meals tend to take on a more decadent slant too. Getting greens into a fussy toddler’s diet becomes difficult… until you learn about microgreens.

It's World Diabetes Day today and we're debunking some of the myths around the disease

2018-11-14 17:19

Diabetes was identified as the underlying cause of death for a record 15 506 women in 2016, according to a Stats SA report.

"I've been teased for being too skinny, but the insults are the least of my problems when my fertility is at stake"

2018-10-10 11:41

Could weighing too little be the reason behind my irregular periods and infertility? Experts advise.

A study of nearly half a million people found that eating certain types of food is linked to cancer — but there's a simple fix

2018-09-24 16:42

The old advice about letting food be your medicine is ringing truer than ever in the face of some new research.

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