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Prof Noakes HPCSA Deposition Videos 1- 83

The HPCSA charged Professor Noakes with unprofessional conduct for giving ‘unconventional advice’ to a breastfeeding mother on a social network (Twitter). The charge arose from a single tweet in February 2014 when Professor Noakes advised a mother that she could introduce her baby to a Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) diet – a diet essentially [...]

By | August 31st, 2017|

Banting Letter on Corpulence – In Today’s English

OPEN LETTER ON BEING OVERWEIGHT (FOURTH EDITION, 1869) by WILLIAM BANTING in TODAY’S ENGLISH Modernised by Jay Pillay, 2017 Introduction to the 2017 Edition William Banting was a retired funeral undertaker living in London, UK. He was born in about 1796. He published the fourth edition of his “Letter on Corpulence, Addressed to the Public” [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|

An Update on the LCHF Study

Late last year, The Noakes Foundation was awarded a grant of R5.6 million in order to carry out research into the reversal of Type 2 Diabetes. The research is being directed by Professor Noakes and the team consists of an exceptionally talented group of Doctors, Dieticians and Researchers, namely Dr. James Smith, Chris Webster, Tamzyn [...]

By | May 22nd, 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 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|
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