World Diabetes Day: The role of an LCHF lifestyle in proper diabetes management

The Noakes Foundation is pleased to recognise World Diabetes Day this year and to create awareness surrounding diabetes management, while supporting under-resourced communities in the process by empowering them through nutritional education programmes to eat better, to get better. Though this is  not a day of celebration amidst the festive season. Diabetes has been likened [...]

November 13th, 2020|

An LCHF diet – the key to combating COVID-19?

This year has been one of the most disruptive years that the world has faced in recent times. Numerous people were optimistic for 2020, some may have decided to adopt a healthier lifestyle by training and eating well, while others may have planned to invest their hard-earned income. Whatever the resolutions may have been, most [...]

November 5th, 2020|

Prof Noakes recognised yet again as a top scientist in his field!

It is with delight that we announce Professor Noakes being recognised for his years of hard work and dedication in the field of nutritional sciences and sports medicine. Professor Noakes has ranked 2028 (all citations) and 1696 (self-citations excluded) out of 100 000 top-cited scientists across all disciplines according to an article published by PLoS [...]

November 4th, 2020|

We’re hiring: Part-time, data analyst

The Noakes Foundation (TNF) is looking for a freelance data analyst to work part-time for the Online Academic Bullying (OAB) project over three months (November - January, 2021). For background on the project, please visit  The analyst will primarily be responsible for exporting .csv Twitter data extracts into NVivo or atlas.ti qualitative research software. [...]

October 22nd, 2020|

National Obesity Week: Obesity and its impact on our nation, cost of living and the state

Obesity has become a worldwide pandemic in its own right. Not only does excessive weight gain come with a barrage of health issues, but also has severe implications on one’s psychological health. Obesity rates in South Africa have steadily increased over the years, especially in the younger population. This should serve as a notable warning [...]

October 22nd, 2020|

National Nutrition Week: The importance of an LCHF, whole foods lifestyle.

It’s National Nutrition Week, and we are taking a closer look at the importance of an LCHF, whole foods lifestyle for metabolic health. In recent months, it has been more important than ever to eat healthily and stay active during the pandemic. Naturally, the world has turned to consuming less refined products and rather opting [...]

October 15th, 2020|

Are oats part of the Banting/LCHF lifestyle?

The Noakes Foundation has had a number of queries about oats recently and if oats and some other grains and legumes fall under the Orange Food list. The green, orange and red food lists were carefully designed to be an easy and accessible summary of what should and should not be eaten when following a [...]

October 14th, 2020|

Get to know our affiliates – Banting BLVD

The Eat Better South Africa affiliate program is designed to ensure that customers have peace of mind in knowing that products bearing our stamp fully support their low carbohydrate lifestyle. The Eat Better South Africa affiliated programme is also designed to position our affiliates as a trusted brand and one that the consumer can rely [...]

September 11th, 2020|

Learn more about our affiliate – Gracious Bakers

The Eat Better South Africa affiliate program is designed to ensure that customers have peace of mind in knowing that products bearing our stamp fully support their low carbohydrate lifestyle. The programme is supported by a distinguishable team of health experts and has an extensive national and international network of game-changing ambassadors, retailers, innovators, educators and [...]

September 7th, 2020|

Women’s role within community engagement and the underlying epidemic

Despite the fact that coronavirus or covid-19 is, as of now, the leading cause of mortality worldwide, the exclusive focus of political, regulatory, health service, and public health agencies on it has concealed another epidemic. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, and mental health disorders have caused [...]

August 17th, 2020|
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