Prof Tim Noakes
Founder of The Noakes Foundation; World authority on Low Carb High Fat
Prof Noakes studied at the University of Cape Town (UCT), obtaining a MBChB degree and an MD and DSc (Med) in Exercise Science. He is now an Emeritus Professor at UCT, following his retirement from the Research Unit of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine. Prof Noakes has published more than 750 scientific books and articles. He has been cited more than 19 000 times in scientific literature and has an H-index of 71. He has won numerous awards over the years and made himself available on many editorial boards. Recently he has co-authored Lore of Nutrition with Marika Sboros. This details his journey from prosecution to innocence.
Following the publication of the best-selling book, The Real Meal Revolution, he founded The Noakes Foundation, the focus of which is to raise funding to support high quality research of the eating plan described in the book. He now devotes a majority of his time to promoting the low carbohydrate high fat diet, especially for those with insulin resistance, and on raising funds for Eat Better South Africa! and research through The Noakes Foundation.
- Low carb or low fat for athletes?
- Challenging carbo beliefs
- Detecting and reversing Insulin Resistance
- Reversing the greatest blunder in the history of medicine
- Character, self-belief and the search for perfection: Lessons from sport
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