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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|

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 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|

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|

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|
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