Celebrating Women’s Day: Challenging Misleading Food Marketing

Happy Women’s Day! Women’s Day, celebrated annually on 9th August, holds significant importance in South Africa as it commemorates the historic march of women against injustice and oppressive laws in 1956. This iconic protest symbolised the collective strength and determination of the women in South Africa. Today, we are reminded of the courage, resilience, and […]


The Noakes Foundation comments:  FOODSTUFFS, COSMETICS, AND DISINFECTANTS ACT, 1972 (ACT No.54 OF 1972) REGULATIONS RELATING TO THE LABELLING AND ADVERTISING OF FOODSTUFFS Recently the Department of Health has Gazetted a document for public comment. This document aims to make changes to the way food items are labeled in South Africa. These proposed changes, called […]

National Candy Month: Revealing the Sweet Deception

National Candy Month has been celebrated in the United States every June since its establishment by the National Confectioners Association (NCA) in 1974. The NCA is a trade organization that has contributed to over $42 billion in retail sales by distributing candies, chocolates, and confectionery products. As a result, the United States boasts the largest […]

The Importance of Family Meals

Youth Day is an official public holiday where South Africans commemorate the Soweto Uprising, which occurred on 16 June 1976. This year, at The Noakes Foundation we would like to highlight the importance of children and youth’s wellbeing and health for a better and healthier future for South Africa and worldwide. Children are constantly exposed […]

LCHF Diet on Diabetes and Athletes

LCHF Diet on Diabetes and Athletes Last week on the 8th of June we commemorated Noakes Day, a day to recognize The Noakes Foundation’s founder and scientist, Prof Tim Noakes. Prof Noakes is well known for his influences on the scientific community and for his groundbreaking research in South Africa and all around the world. […]

Get To Know Our Ambassador – Brian Andrew

The Noakes Foundation is thrilled to welcome our newest ambassador, Brian Andrew, to our team! Brian shares our mindset to promote a healthy lifestyle for all, free of chronic disease. As a passionate advocate for the low carb high fat (LCHF) lifestyle, Brian’s values align perfectly with our commitment to supporting scientific research, promoting low-carbohydrate, […]

We’re hiring: Researcher

The Noakes Foundation is seeking to appoint a Researcher to assist with research projects in the areas of nutrition and academic freedom of speech. The ideal candidate will have a background in public health, biology, physiology, etc and thorough knowledge of research methodology, data collection, analysis and interpretation, as well as an interest in improving […]

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