World Epilepsy Day: Keto diet offers recipe for seizure control

Peter Olivier was seven years old when he experienced his first seizure and was diagnosed with refractory epilepsy, a severe form of the condition, which does not respond to most prescribed treatments. At 19, Peter switched to a Ketogenic diet which helped him stay seizure-free for four years. His mother, Adrienne, believes all epilepsy patients […]

Hiring of Researcher

The Noakes Foundation is seeking to appoint a researcher to assist with research projects in the areas of our three research themes namely: Evaluating Nutrition Education in Under-Resourced Communities. Nutritional Effects of Insulin Resistance Academic Free Speech and Digital Voices   The ideal candidate will have a background in public health, biology, physiology, etc, and […]

Exercise and Diabetes: Striking the Right Balance for a Healthier Life and Wallet

Navigating life with diabetes is comparable to a daily tightrope walk, a balancing act demanding precision in health management while also acknowledging the financial strain it imposes on our wallets. Beyond its physiological toll, diabetes often casts a looming shadow on our financial stability, as the costs associated with diabetes care are a serious reality […]

Meet our newest Ambassador Richard Smith

We are so excited to announce that Richard Smith ‘AS SEEN ON TV‘ The UK’s leading nutrition expert will be joining The Noakes Foundation as an Ambassador. He is dedicated to teaching his followers about REAL health and nutrition, dispelling many of the myths and common misconceptions regarding healthy living. What inspired you to become […]

Testimonial: My weight loss experience on a low carbohydrate diet

Starting my weight loss journey: I have no medical qualifications. Accordingly, I am only able to explain my personal weight loss experience. The reader is advised to discuss what I have set out in this document with their own doctor before deciding if a low-carbohydrate diet is suitable for them. For many decades I struggled […]

National Nutrition Week 2023 Questioning Nutritional Guidelines: Are They Truly Healthy?

As South Africa commemorates National Nutrition Week from October 9 to 15, we’re diving deep into the vital role that nutrition plays in our lives. This year’s theme, “Feel Good with Food“, reminds us that making the right food choices isn’t just about what’s on our plates – it’s about building healthier lives and communities. […]

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