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28 Day CGM Experience

Rahul Patil, functional medicine coach and supporter of The Noakes Foundation, and Prof Noakes, recounts his personal experience using a Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) to track and monitor his fluctuating glucose levels over a 4 week period. Due to the rising concerns of diabetes and obesity in India Rahul sought to bring awareness to the [...]

February 18th, 2021|

What she says is what she does: Survey versus behavioural measures of food choice

How often did you eat a piece of white bread in the past four weeks? 1 slice per week? More? Are reported memories of food intake the same as actual food behaviour? Much of the burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in developing and developed countries is driven by what people eat and drink, so influencing [...]

January 19th, 2021|

Sugar hidden in plain sight

You may be attempting to remove sugar from your diet by cutting out the main culprits namely, cakes, cookies, pastries and other sweet treats. This is a great way to start reducing your sugar intake, but once you have removed those foods from your diet you are probably still eating far more sugar than you [...]

December 24th, 2020|

How to reduce sugar…a step-by-step guide

I am ALWAYS shocked by how much sugar people generally have in their pantries (Even in their bedroom cupboards, cars, handbags and kids’ lunchboxes). I am ALWAYS horrified by how much sugar I once consumed…even straight out of the sugar jar! My journey towards removing processed foods and refined carbs from my and my family’s [...]

December 23rd, 2020|

The Noakes foundation is conducting an exciting pilot study in 2021!

It has come to the Foundation’s attention that consumers are often bombarded with health advice and information of various oils and fats, yet very little information is provided on an appropriate amount that should be incorporated into a daily diet. It is often difficult as a consumer to decide which products meet our desired idea [...]

December 17th, 2020|

The Noakes foundation is conducting an exciting pilot study in 2021!

Consumers are often bombarded with health advice and information of various oils and fats, yet very little information is provided on an appropriate amount that should be incorporated into a daily diet. It is often difficult as a consumer to decide which products meet our desired idea of health, and if it is indeed healthy [...]

December 17th, 2020|

The Sugar Lowdown

For years, there has been much debate on the topic of fats within our diets. We were pressed to banish all fats from our diet in the fear of increasing our risk for conditions like cardiovascular disease, diabetes and more. However, as time progressed, and new evidence has emerged that fats are not the culprit [...]

December 17th, 2020|

Nuts about tree nuts! How new evidence is shaping our idea of tree nuts

If you follow a healthy lifestyle it is sure that tree nuts have come across your path in some way shape or form, as they boast an array of attractive benefits. Although, a few years ago tree nuts were considered a no-go for healthy eaters everywhere as they were considered foods high in calories and [...]

December 14th, 2020|

Maintaining good habits

Before you make New Year's resolutions for 2021, read this to understand why maintaining good habits in 2020 may have been so difficult and some things you can try to stay on track for the new year. For many of us, 2020 has been one of the most challenging years of our lives. When we [...]

December 11th, 2020|

Call For Applicants: Tim & Marilyn Noakes Trust Doctoral or Post-Doctoral Research Grant

The Noakes Foundation is honoured to be collaborating with the Tim & Marilyn Noakes Trust in supporting the new recipient of a prestigious scholarship. The Noakes Foundation is looking for a full time PhD or post-PhD researcher in the field of health or public health science to be a part of its mission to challenge [...]

December 11th, 2020|
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