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Enjoy Pasta, the “Skinny Pasta” way!

Oh yes we have!! Pasta is a bugbear for so many when adopting a lower carbohydrate eating plan and we consistently have people dropping off the bant wagon because they just can’t give it up! After years of our own personal story with this, we have found a really satisfying and delicious pasta substitute that [...]

By | October 9th, 2018|

Chasing Canguro caught up with record setting Canguro

In 2017, The Noakes Foundation (TNF) partnered up with Alex Luther, who is challenging endurance sports nutrition norms by eating a low carbohydrate, healthy fat (LCHF) diet in his attempt to retrace the water-skiing world record set by his late Grandfather, Harry Luther (the Canguro). In this spirit, Alex dubbed his voyage Chasing Canguro. After [...]

By | July 26th, 2018|

The Ketogenic Diet and Depression

It is well known that a ketogenic diet is one of the oldest forms of medical treatment to control seizures in people with epilepsy. It has been comprehensively researched since the 1920s and has since also been used for other purposes, like weight loss and the treatment of diabetes type 2. Over the recent years, [...]

By | June 21st, 2018|

Is Alzheimer’s Type 3 Diabetes?

A few months back when Livewell Villages – a specialized residential center in Alzheimer’s and dementia care – invited us to talk at their annual conference on the currently topical question of whether or not Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is Type 3 Diabetes (T3DM), I struggled to get any of the doctors in our network to [...]

By | May 14th, 2018|

#I’mWithTim

  I stayed up last night imagining how Prof Tim Noakes was feeling. Wondering if it still stresses him or affects him and his family as much after these excruciating years of being dredged under the public spotlight in the way that he has. I hoped they have at least found good ways to deal [...]

By | May 11th, 2018|

Nutrition Network Online Course

  The Nutrition Network has officially launched the Professional Training in LCHF/Ketogenic Nutrition & Treatment Online Course! The online training is the first of its kind and is presented by national and international medical and allied healthcare experts in their field, on a range of topics related to LCHF nutrition and its implementation into clinical practice. Speaker line [...]

By | April 3rd, 2018|

Paleo vs a Ketogenic Lifestyle

  Differences between a Paleo and a Ketogenic lifestyle Since both Paleo and the Ketogenic diet are based on eating a low amount of carbs and burning fat more efficiently, you may question what the exact difference is amongst these two types of diet. Although there are quite a few similarities and overlapping reported health [...]

By | March 27th, 2018|

The Noakes Foundation seeks funding for three year PhD study on Eat Better South Africa Intervention Program

With the overconsumption of sugar, refined carbohydrates and poor-quality oils increasing the risk for developing chronic diseases such as obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, it is mostly families from poor communities are often forced to eat foods that are rich in these harmful nutrients due to a lack of nutrition education. This is [...]

By | March 5th, 2018|

Executive Administrator Wanted for the Foundation COO

Executive PA to the Foundation COO THE NOAKES FOUNDATION seeks to appoint an Executive Administrator to the Foundation COO. Our core goals “We aim to fix the future outlook of human health, by changing the way people eat and the food policies to enable this.” We raise funds to support free thinking research and community [...]

By | January 29th, 2018|

Less lore and more science, please. A rebuttal by Noakes & Sboros

Here, I respond to assessments of our book by medical doctors. One is by Cape Town paediatrician Alastair McAlpine, which Medical Brief published on 10 January. The other is by Iceland cardiologist Axel Sigurdsson, published on his blog, Doc’s Opinion, on 27 November. Noakes has responded to McAlpine’s claims from medical and scientific perspectives. I look at what McAlpine says and doesn’t [...]

By | January 25th, 2018|
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