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How much sugar is in your breakfast cereal?

On a recent podcast, Breakfast on Jacarandafm, Martin Bester discussed how much sugar is surprisingly hidden in our favourite breakfast cereals. Most of us have a beloved breakfast cereal from our childhood that we enjoyed every morning as part of our daily diet, some of the more popular ones being Coco Pops, Rice Krispies and [...]

March 25th, 2021|

Ancel Keys’ Cholesterol Con. Part 1. How an insecure and unproven hypothesis became a global unchallenged dogma – By Prof. Tim Noakes

“THE METHOD OF SCIENCE IS THE METHOD OF BOLD CONJECTURES AND INGENIOUS AND SEVERE ATTEMPTS TO REFUTE THEM,’ SAID KARL POPPER, THE DEAN OF THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE. POPPER ALSO NOTED THAT AN INFINITE NUMBER OF POSSIBLE WRONG CONJECTURES EXIST FOR EVERY ONE THAT HAPPENS TO BE RIGHT. THIS IS WHY THE PRACTICE OF SCIENCE [...]

February 22nd, 2021|

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 Prof Noakes being recognised for his years of hard work and dedication in the field of nutritional sciences and sports medicine. Prof 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|

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|

Avrol’s Low Carb Journey

One of our Eat Better South Africa participants, Avrol de Vries, recently shared her story of how the LCHF lifestyle and the Eat Better South Africa programme helped improved her health. Since her first period, at the age of 12, she always experienced excruciating cramps which got worse as years went by. At the age [...]

June 29th, 2020|

Diabetes and its effect on the immune system

In recent months the world has and continues to experience a grand collision between two global pandemics, that of COVID-19 and that of Type 2 Diabetes. While the coronavirus pandemic is due to a novel virus, a virus that has not previously been faced by the immune system, a concept that is natural and occurs [...]

May 7th, 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 [...]

January 28th, 2020|
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