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Prof Tim Noakes – Author, Emeritus Professor, Athlete and LCHF Proponent

Prof Noakes was born in Harare, Zimbabwe in 1949. As a youngster, he had a keen interest in sport and attended Diocesan College in Cape Town. Following this, he studied at the University of Cape Town (UCT) and obtained an MBChB degree in 1974, an MD in 1981 and a DSc (Med) in Exercise Science [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|

A Look at The Evidence – LCHF Studies

A look at the evidence behind the Low Carb High Fat Diet: Shai, Iris, Ph.D., 2008, “Weight Loss with a Low-Carbohydrate, Mediterranean, or Low-Fat Diet”, N Engl J Med 2008; 359:229-24. Link to Study: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/nejmoa0708681 PDF of Infographic: INFOGRAPHIC

By | December 4th, 2017|

Dr Hassina Kajee – Specialist Physician & LCHF Expert

Dr Hassina Kajee is a specialist physician. She worked for eight years in Groote Schuur’s Hospital and was in charge of the emergency unit for three years. Next year, she will open a private practice clinic in Cape Town. Dr Kajee is a member of the esteemed board of directors of The Noakes Foundation. She [...]

By | November 29th, 2017|

A Look at The Evidence – LCHF Studies

A look at the evidence behind the Low Carb High Fat Diet: Nickols-Richardson SM, et al. Perceived hunger is lower and weight loss is greater in overweight premenopausal women consuming a low-carbohydrate/high-protein vs high-carbohydrate/low-fat diet. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 2005. Link to Study: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S000282230501151X PDF of Infographic: INFOGRAPHIC Summary originally appeared on HealthLine

By | November 27th, 2017|

A Look at The Evidence – LCHF Studies

A look at the evidence behind the Low Carb High Fat Diet: Foster GD, et al. A randomized trial of a low-carbohydrate diet for obesity. New England Journal of Medicine, 2003. Link to Study: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa022207 PDF of Infographic: INFOGRAPHIC Summary originally appeared on HealthLine

By | November 20th, 2017|

Dr Neville Wellington – LCHF Diabetes Expert

Taking advantage of the fact that this week we recognized World Diabetes Day, we would like to give some more information about one of the speakers who will be talking at the launch of the Nutrition Network, Dr Neville Wellington. The Nutrition Network event will focus on the “Perspectives on the role of dietary management [...]

By | November 17th, 2017|

Nutrition Network: The Noakes Foundation Committed to Training Medical Professionals and Taking Low Carb Science to the World

“There is no way to eat that is more expensive than the current diet in South Africa if you consider the immeasurable cost of having diabetes and what that chronic disease will cost the state” - Prof Tim Noakes Doctors and dietitians desperately need more access to credible science and evidence-based information which specifically addresses [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|

A Look at The Evidence – LCHF Studies

A look at the evidence behind the Low Carb High Fat Diet: Brehm BJ, et al. A randomized trial comparing a very low carbohydrate diet and a calorie-restricted low fat diet on body weight and cardiovascular risk factors in healthy women. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2003. Link to Study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12679447 PDF of Infographic: INFOGRAPHIC Summary originally appeared [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|

Lore of Nutrition – Out Now

  “In the context of junk diets, embedded scientists, corrupt – or simply ignorant – doctors and dietitians, human health and omertàs, what you believe about your personal nutrition will determine not just how you live, but also how you die.”  – Prof Tim Noakes What would you do if you discovered that the food [...]

By | November 7th, 2017|

A Look at The Evidence – LCHF Studies

A look at the evidence behind the Low Carb High Fat Diet: DiNicaloantonia, J et al. The evidence for Saturated Fat and for Sugar Related to Coronary Heart Disease. Prog Cardiovas Disea 2016; 464-472 Link to Study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26586275 PDF of Infographic: INFOGRAPHIC

By | November 6th, 2017|
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