Monthly Archives: August 2017

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Prof Noakes HPCSA Deposition Videos 1- 83

The HPCSA charged Professor Noakes with unprofessional conduct for giving ‘unconventional advice’ to a breastfeeding mother on a social network (Twitter). The charge arose from a single tweet in February 2014 when Professor Noakes advised a mother that she could introduce her baby to a Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) diet – a diet essentially [...]

By | August 31st, 2017|

World Alzheimer’s Day – Is Alzheimers Type 3 Diabetes?

Is Alzheimers Type 3 Diabetes? by Jonathan Mallory   Staring endlessly at a blank screen, waiting restlessly for the words that once flowed so smoothly. Straining with great effort to communicate clearly, wading through an ever-hardening pool of concrete which seems impossible to drain from the mind. Within the slowly shrinking space which is now [...]

By | August 21st, 2017|

Heartburn, Reflux, GERD – a LCHF approach?

  Heartburn, Reflux, GERD – a LCHF approach? by Veronique Murphy   When you eat food, it travels down the oesophagus, through the lower oesophageal sphincter, and into the stomach. The lower oesophageal sphincter is a circular muscle that opens and closes to allow food into the stomach, and, hopefully, prevent it from coming back [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|

Women’s Day

9th of August Women’s Day in South Africa by Georgina Pujol-Busquets Guillén This day is celebrated as a reminder of the contribution made by women to society, the achievements that have been made for women's rights, and to acknowledge the difficulties and prejudices many women still face. The first National Women's Day was celebrated in [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|

Banting Letter on Corpulence – In Today’s English

OPEN LETTER ON BEING OVERWEIGHT (FOURTH EDITION, 1869) by WILLIAM BANTING in TODAY’S ENGLISH Modernised by Jay Pillay, 2017 Introduction to the 2017 Edition William Banting was a retired funeral undertaker living in London, UK. He was born in about 1796. He published the fourth edition of his “Letter on Corpulence, Addressed to the Public” [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|

World Breastfeeding Week

  Breastfeeding and its Benefits by Veronique Murphy   Breast milk – more than just perfectly balanced nutrition for infants; breastfeeding is a source of bonding, security, immunity and comfort. While a cornerstone of optimal growth and development, breastfeeding can also be psychologically and physically challenging. Breastfeeding is not just the job of mothers: supporting [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|
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