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Nutrition tips to stay healthy in the time of COVID-19:

Nutrition tips to stay healthy in the time of COVID-19: While we are all fearful about COVID-19 and taking steps to limit exposure to the virus and subsequent spread of the virus, it is important to realise that there is a lot we can do to stay healthy. Our mission is one of empowerment through [...]

By | March 16th, 2020|

We’re hiring: Senior Programme Manager

Eat Better South Africa, the community outreach branch of  The Noakes Foundation is recruiting a Senior Programme Manager to lead its program for the coming year. About the organisation:  The Noakes Foundation aims to fix the future outlook of human health, by changing the way people eat and the food policies to enable this.The Noakes [...]

By | March 6th, 2020|

Welcoming Ilze’s Banting De’Lights on board our Affiliate Programme!

Welcoming Ilze’s Banting De’Lights on board our Affiliate Programme!  We are delighted to announce that Ilze’s Banting De’Lights has joined our Eat Better SA affiliate program. The Eat Better SA affiliate program was designed to ensure that you have peace of mind in knowing that products bearing our stamp fully support your low carbohydrate lifestyle. [...]

By | February 25th, 2020|

Breaking out of holiday mode

  Holidays are wonderful. They are a great time to recharge, to spend some time deepening your relationships with your loved ones. It’s a lovely time to step back from routine and become more comfortable with a change in pace. Holidays can also be challenging: sometimes it can be difficult to drop the pace and [...]

By | January 28th, 2020|

IT’S THE INSULIN RESISTANCE, STUPID: PART 11 By Prof. Timothy Noakes

This article was first published on the CrossFit website.  THE FINAL ACT Scientists usually achieve fame for being right. It matters not how they achieve their correctness, only that in the end their ideas prove to be correct. Ancel Keys’ problem was that he was wrong. But his poor science was not the reason why he [...]

By | January 23rd, 2020|

IT’S THE INSULIN RESISTANCE, STUPID: PART 10 By Prof. Timothy Noakes

This article was first published on the CrossFit website. The wonder of Ancel Keys is how, in the absence of definitive proof and despite a mountain of disproof (2), he was able to “sell” unproven hypotheses, now known to be false, to the U.S. medical and scientific communities and then the rest of the world. These [...]

By | January 23rd, 2020|

IT’S THE INSULIN RESISTANCE, STUPID: PART 9 By Prof. Timothy Noakes

This article was first published on the CrossFit website. The previous column finished with the story about how Ancel Keys and his disciples buried the data from the Minnesota Coronary Experiment (MCE). If the true findings of that study (2) had been released during his lifetime, Keys’ diet-heart and lipid hypotheses would have been dead and buried, and [...]

By | January 23rd, 2020|

IT’S THE INSULIN RESISTANCE, STUPID: PART 8 By Prof. Timothy Noakes

This article was first published on the CrossFit website.  Mail In the previous column (2), I reviewed some of the original studies of physiologist Ancel Keys (3, 4), who used weak associational data from population studies to develop twin hypotheses about how heart disease develops: the diet-heart and lipid hypotheses, originally proposed by John Gofman, MD. [...]

By | January 23rd, 2020|

IT’S THE INSULIN RESISTANCE, STUPID: PART 7 By Prof. Timothy Noakes

This article was first published on the CrossFit website.In the previous column, I explained how Ancel Keys, once a cholesterol denialist, suddenly shifted his position on dietary factors related to heart disease and came to use weak epidemiological evidence to advance the diet-heart and lipid hypotheses. I also described how Keys became the leading researcher on this [...]

By | January 23rd, 2020|

Prof Noakes Responds: The Greyton Mail

In the December 2019 issue of The Greyton Mail a letter was published where Prof Noakes was referenced. Below you will find Prof Noakes’ written response to this letter. You can view and read the original letter from The Greyton Mail here.  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- To the Editor, Greyton’s well-renowned vegan activist Mr Rohan Millson unexpectedly informed [...]

By | January 23rd, 2020|
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