Meet the Inspirational Team of Banting Blvd

Banting Blvd was founded by Gail van Niekerk in 2014. As a product developer with over 30 years of experience, she has always been passionate about creating delicious tasting food that makes you feel and look your best. This is why she researched the Banting diet with unbounded enthusiasm. This inspired a “wow” moment upon [...]

By | February 19th, 2019|

What are the people in South African townships really eating?

Towards the end of last year, The Noakes Foundation facilitated research that was done by two undergraduate students from the Netherlands who wanted to study the perceptions around the dietary habits, as well as the dietary intake of people living in South African township communities who have type 2 diabetes (T2D). Localising information & research [...]

By | February 15th, 2019|

Eat Retreat joins our Affiliate Program

The Eat Retreat is the realisation of a dream that founder Patti has had for many years. It is set in a tranquil marine reserve in Cape Town, where a team of experts assist those who have had a lifelong battle with Insulin resistance, type 2 Diabetes, Syndrome x and yo-yo dieting, to embrace a [...]

By | February 15th, 2019|

Meet the passion behind Gracious Bakers and stand a chance to WIN!

Gracious Bakers started as a result of facing their own personal dietary health challenges. Liz and Fran, the owners, both found incredible benefits in following a low carb lifestyle, which has driven the passion behind each product. They recognized a huge gap in quality gluten & sugar free products. Whilst still working full time in [...]

By | February 12th, 2019|

Welcoming Gracious Bakers on board our Affiliate Stable!

We are delighted to announce that Gracious Bakers 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. Plus, each time you purchase an Eat Better SA-stamped product, [...]

By | January 22nd, 2019|

Enjoy Pasta, the “Skinny Pasta” way!

Oh yes we have!! Pasta is a bugbear for so many when adopting a lower carbohydrate eating plan and we consistently have people dropping off the bant wagon because they just can’t give it up! After years of our own personal story with this, we have found a really satisfying and delicious pasta substitute that [...]

By | October 9th, 2018|

Chasing Canguro caught up with record setting Canguro

In 2017, The Noakes Foundation (TNF) partnered up with Alex Luther, who is challenging endurance sports nutrition norms by eating a low carbohydrate, healthy fat (LCHF) diet in his attempt to retrace the water-skiing world record set by his late Grandfather, Harry Luther (the Canguro). In this spirit, Alex dubbed his voyage Chasing Canguro. After [...]

By | July 26th, 2018|

The Ketogenic Diet and Depression

It is well known that a ketogenic diet is one of the oldest forms of medical treatment to control seizures in people with epilepsy. It has been comprehensively researched since the 1920s and has since also been used for other purposes, like weight loss and the treatment of diabetes type 2. Over the recent years, [...]

By | June 21st, 2018|

Is Alzheimer’s Type 3 Diabetes?

A few months back when Livewell Villages – a specialized residential center in Alzheimer’s and dementia care – invited us to talk at their annual conference on the currently topical question of whether or not Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is Type 3 Diabetes (T3DM), I struggled to get any of the doctors in our network to [...]

By | May 14th, 2018|


  I stayed up last night imagining how Prof Tim Noakes was feeling. Wondering if it still stresses him or affects him and his family as much after these excruciating years of being dredged under the public spotlight in the way that he has. I hoped they have at least found good ways to deal [...]

By | May 11th, 2018|
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