Monthly Archives: October 2019

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Eat Better South Africa and The Noakes Foundation Celebrate 13th successful LCHF programme: assessed by UCT research team

On the 5th of October we celebrated the end of one of our six-week programmes in Ocean View, Cape Town. Over the past four years, we have had the honour and privilege to work with inspiring communities across SA who are not only changing their lives, but who are passionate about changing their families lives [...]

By | October 9th, 2019|

IT’S THE INSULIN RESISTANCE, STUPID: PART 3 By Prof. Timothy Noakes

This article was first published on the CrossFit website.It is November 1963. The 33-year-old New York physician Dr. Robert Atkins, MD, is dissatisfied with his life — and his physical appearance. He reckons he has gained 90 pounds in the 16 years since he graduated from high school in Dayton, Ohio. But his medical training at the [...]

By | October 8th, 2019|

IT’S THE INSULIN RESISTANCE, STUPID: PART 2 By Prof. Timothy Noakes

This article was first published on the CrossFit website. GERALD REAVEN SETS OUT TO DISCOVER WHAT INSULIN RESISTANCE SYNDROME (IRS) IS In the previous column (1), I explained that Gerald Reaven began his research of insulin resistance syndrome (IRS) because he wanted to understand what Harry Himsworth meant when he proposed that the metabolic defect in the commoner form [...]

By | October 8th, 2019|

IT’S THE INSULIN RESISTANCE, STUPID: PART 1 By Prof. Timothy Noakes

This article was first published on the CrossFit website. When medical scientists propagate a false hypothesis, two things happen, and both of them are bad. First, the wrong idea causes direct harm to those who adopt practices based on that incorrect hypothesis. Second, the wrong idea suppresses any attempts to discover the correct hypothesis. Such [...]

By | October 8th, 2019|
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