The Noakes Foundation’s Position on Natural Sugar Substitutes

Obesity and diabetes have risen dramatically over the past few decades and have now reached epidemic proportions. The consumption of sugar has been one of the biggest contributors to the development of these diseases. At the same time, consumption of added sugars has risen dramatically over the past few decades and this has had a [...]

By | September 6th, 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|

Sugar-free drinks and Insulin – how they work together

Welcome to today’s edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. We've spoken about sugar and sugary drinks a lot on the podcast. Also, we’ve chatted about diet sugar-free drinks, the fizzy drinks. Brad Brown finds out from Prof Noakes if there is an insulin response when drinking sugar free fizzy drinks? If you would like to [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|


EAT BETTER SOUTH AFRICA! PROPOSES A MANDATED SUGAR BAROMETER ™  ON ALL FOOD AND BEVERAGE ALONG WITH OR INSTEAD OF BEVERAGE TAXATION   The Noakes Foundation - 12 September 2016   Eat Better South Africa, The Noakes Foundation’s educational arm, is excited to announce the release of The Sugar Barometer ™  - a labeling product [...]

By | September 12th, 2016|
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