​Low carb diet side effects: What to look out for on the LCHF diet?

On this episode of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast, we got a question in from Janet in Philadelphia. Janet asked about low carb diet side effects as she is suffering from dizzy spells, she feels nauseous and she also feels tired and lethargic. She wanted to know if these are common low carb diet side […]

​Chickpeas and lentils on the LCHF diet – Are legumes allowed?

Today on the Ask Prof Noakes Podcast, we talk about legumes on the LCHF Diet. Are foods like chickpeas and lentils allowed when eating a low carb high fat or banting diet? There are pros and cons to eating legumes, the biggest issue being the presence of anti-nutrients. While they do have a good nutritional […]

​Pre-Race Meal on the LCHF Diet: What to eat before running?

We have been getting a lot of questions about what you can eat as a pre-race meal on the LCHF diet when running a race like the Comrades Marathon. Becoming fat adapted and running on the low carb high fat diet takes a change in thinking as much as it takes a change in diet. […]

Low Carb Foods: Can you eat potatoes and sweet potatoes on the LCHF diet?

Today on the Ask Prof Noakes Podcast, we have a low carb foods question and in particular a question about tubers. We chat about potatoes and sweet potatoes and if they fall into the category of low carb foods. Are they allowed on the LCHF diet and which one is better for you, if any? […]

Is low carb chocolate allowed on the LCHF Diet?

The chocoholics have been out in force asking a whole bunch of questions about low carb chocolate. People have seen low carb high fat trail mixes online and a lot of them contain low carb chocolate chips. Are you allowed low carb chocolate on the LCHF diet and if so is it a case of […]

Sugar addiction, as bad as being hooked on cocaine?

Today on the Ask Prof Noakes Podcast we talk about sugar on the Low Carb Healthy Fat diet. We tell you what role sugar plays, and has played in our diets over the years. How evil is sugar really? It is one of those cases that varies on different peoples’ opinions. It is the cause of […]

​Artificial sweeteners on the LCHF diet

We have spoken at length about sugars, today we chat about artificial sweeteners on the LCHF diet. Are they bad for you, can you have them? Like with many products, and substitute products in particular, some are better than others. When looking at artificial sweeteners; you are probably better off using something that is more […]

​Omega 3 and 6 – Which do you need and which should you avoid?

Today we discuss Omega 3 and 6. What is the difference between them? Which ones are good and which are bad? Which should you be seeking out, and where would you find them, and which ones should you be avoiding? Hydrogenated vegetable oils have become a common ingredient in almost all processed food. This is […]

What is Hydrogenated oil and why is it so bad for you?

On the latest edition of the Ask Prof Noakes Podcast, we chat about transfats. What is hydrogenated oil or partially hydrogenated oil and most importantly is hydrogenated oil bad for you and why you should avoid them on the LCHF diet? In the early 1900s, American company Proctor & Gamble moved from mostly dealing in […]

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