Yearly Archives: 2020


We’re hiring: Part-time, data analyst

The Noakes Foundation (TNF) is looking for a freelance data analyst to work part-time for the Online Academic Bullying (OAB) project over three months (November - January, 2020). For background on the project, please visit  The analyst will primarily be responsible for exporting .csv Twitter data extracts into NVivo or atlas.ti qualitative research software. [...]

October 22nd, 2020|

National Obesity Week: Obesity and its impact on our nation, cost of living and the state

Obesity has become a worldwide pandemic in its own right. Not only does excessive weight gain come with a barrage of health issues, but also has severe implications on one’s psychological health. Obesity rates in South Africa have steadily increased over the years, especially in the younger population. This should serve as a notable warning [...]

October 22nd, 2020|

National Nutrition Week: The importance of an LCHF, whole foods lifestyle.

It’s National Nutrition Week, and we are taking a closer look at the importance of an LCHF, whole foods lifestyle for metabolic health. In recent months, it has been more important than ever to eat healthily and stay active during the pandemic. Naturally, the world has turned to consuming less refined products and rather opting [...]

October 15th, 2020|

Are oats part of the Banting/LCHF lifestyle?

The Noakes Foundation has had a number of queries about oats recently and if oats and some other grains and legumes fall under the Orange Food list. The green, orange and red food lists were carefully designed to be an easy and accessible summary of what should and should not be eaten when following a [...]

October 14th, 2020|

Get to know our affiliates – Banting BLVD

The Eat Better South Africa affiliate program is designed to ensure that customers have peace of mind in knowing that products bearing our stamp fully support their low carbohydrate lifestyle. The Eat Better South Africa affiliated programme is also designed to position our affiliates as a trusted brand and one that the consumer can rely [...]

September 11th, 2020|

Learn more about our affiliate – Gracious Bakers

The Eat Better South Africa affiliate program is designed to ensure that customers have peace of mind in knowing that products bearing our stamp fully support their low carbohydrate lifestyle. The programme is supported by a distinguishable team of health experts and has an extensive national and international network of game-changing ambassadors, retailers, innovators, educators and [...]

September 7th, 2020|

Women’s role within community engagement and the underlying epidemic

Despite the fact that coronavirus or covid-19 is, as of now, the leading cause of mortality worldwide, the exclusive focus of political, regulatory, health service, and public health agencies on it has concealed another epidemic. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, and mental health disorders have caused [...]

August 17th, 2020|

Lessons From Women In A Pandemic

As our world continues to change and adapt to the challenges of the pandemic, it is becoming even more clear to me the strength we as women have. I look around me at my friends, colleagues, acquaintances embracing new roles in full messy technicolour. I see mothers in health care, my dear friends making the [...]

August 12th, 2020|

Women Are Still Pioneers

Compared to patriarchal households, women-led households have been on the rise in South Africa in recent years. Matriarchal households face greater social and economic challenges. I saw this firsthand growing up. I grew up in a rural area in the Eastern Cape. My very first memories are that the people who were at the forefront [...]

August 8th, 2020|

The Eat Better South Africa Affiliate Programme

We are aware that there is currently a scam going around online and claiming to be endorsed by Prof Tim Noakes. Neither The Noakes Foundation nor Prof Tim Noakes support or endorse this product. The advertisers have unlawfully and without his permission, associated Prof Noakes with the product in order to misrepresent its qualities. We [...]

August 4th, 2020|
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