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Celebrating Atlantis – Our 10th Community Health Intervention

  CELEBRATING ATLANTIS - Our 10th Community Health Intervention By Masoodha Kajee, Eat Better & Affiliate Exec On 15th July 2017, a blistering cold and wet Saturday afternoon, I watched with pride and awe as The Rebecca van Amsterdam Saal in Atlantis transformed from an otherwise cold, echoing gym hall into a space lit up [...]

By | July 21st, 2017|

Salt – How much is too much?

On this edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast we have a great question in from someone who wants to know, without putting yourself at further lethal risk, how much salt can we, or should we, be eating? Brad Brown chats to Prof Noakes about the amount of salt consumption in our daily lives. If you [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|

THE PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT COMMITTEE HAS FOUND PROF NOAKES INNOCENT OF UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

21 April 2017   The Professional Conduct Committee has found Prof Tim Noakes innocent of unprofessional conduct.   As we trusted, Prof Tim Noakes, founder of The Noakes Foundation, has welcomed the fact that the Professional Conduct Committee of the Health Professions Counsel of South Africa (HPCSA) has found him innocent of unprofessional conduct.  The [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|

The role of exercise when you want to lose weight

Today on The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast we get some answers on should we be exercising while trying to lose weight. Brad Brown has a question in about exercise from a listener who would like to know if it is vital to exercise if you want to lose weight? Can we just exercise and eat what we [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|

A Comparison of the Evidence: Prof vs HPCSA

As the final chapter of the HPCSA enquiry into Prof Tim Noakes draws to a close tomorrow, we take a look at the evidence that each party presented before the Professional Conduct Committee. In his testimony, Prof Noakes cited 354 publications and/or materials. These publications are of great scientific relevance and covered the whole spectrum [...]

By | April 20th, 2017|

How much fluid should you drink daily?

Welcome onto this episode of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Our question today is about water and fluids. Brad Brown asks Prof Noakes what the ideal is when it comes to drinking water and fluids. People are saying you should drink 8 glasses a day. Others are saying the more you drink the better. What's [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|

The Effect of the HPCSA Verdict

On Friday the 21st of April the verdict of the HPCSA enquiry into Prof Noakes will be announced. The HPCSA charged Prof Noakes with unprofessional conduct for giving unconventional advice over social media (Twitter) - the onus of proving that the advice was unconventional is on the HPCSA. Prof Noakes and his expert witnesses delivered [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|

Weight Loss – is it all about calories in and calories out?

Welcome to this edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Brad Brown has a question for Prof Noakes relating to weight loss. This listener wants to know if you must be in ketosis to lose weight or fat, or is low carb enough? Whether your carb count is 30g or 90g a day, is low [...]

By | April 17th, 2017|

Should birthday cakes be allowed at school?

Welcome onto this edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Brad Brown has a good question regarding birthday cakes for kids. He finds out from Prof Noakes what his view is on kinder gardens and junior schools allowing parents to bring cakes for every child's birthday. Could this be part of a bigger problem? Are [...]

By | April 14th, 2017|

Sleep and Stress – how this affects your health

Welcome to this edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Today, Brad Brown discusses a question with Prof Noakes, something that affects us all at some stage, regarding sleep and stress. Everything works together when staying healthy. Nothing works in isolation. A listener wants to know what effect does sleep quality have on insulin metabolism [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|
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