Empowering Women’s Health: A Study on Nutrition and Thyroid Function

While it might be small, the thyroid is anything but insignificant. The thyroid gland produces hormones that regulate the body’s metabolic rate, growth, and development, playing a central role in the control of the heart, muscle, digestive function, brain development, and bone maintenance. Thyroid disorders fall into two main categories: overactive, and underactive. An overactive […]

Unlock the Secrets of Diet, Metabolism, and Thyroid Health! Join Our Study!

We’re currently researching the relationship between diet, metabolism, and thyroid health and are looking for volunteers to join us.  Who we need: Women, between the ages of 18-65 years who have been diagnosed with an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) by a medical doctor You must have been taking medication for your thyroid condition for at least […]

Celebrating International Day of Action for Women’s Health: Healthy Women, Healthy World

Today, on International Day of Action for Women’s Health, we unite globally to advocate for women’s health and well-being. This day is dedicated to raising awareness about the unique health challenges that women face and promoting strategies that support their physical and mental health. One such empowering strategy is the Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) […]

Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes: My Journey to Health and Fitness

In 2010, at just 37 years old, I received the life-altering diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. It wasn’t entirely unexpected, given the strong family history of diabetes and hypertension. Initially, my treatment involved insulin injections to manage my blood sugar levels. Upon discharge from the hospital, I was prescribed oral medications and put on a […]

“The Fat Ginger Nerd” a Weight Loss Story by Brendan Reid

I have heard it said that the definition of an adult is someone who has stopped growing up and started growing out.  This describes the typical process by which many of us tend to gain weight: gradually, over a period of years following a childhood of relatively normal size.  Hence, the term “middle-age spread”. This […]

Alison and David’s Weight Loss Journey

  I am Alison and my partner is David. The pandemic arrives!!   David is working in a security environment for a University and I am working in a Corporate establishment in HR working from home as everybody else in the world – feeling scared.  As the virus became more dangerous and lockdown started to arrive – […]

Transformation Through LCHF (Banting): A Story of Health and Liberation

We were relatively skinny as kids. I did boxing as a sport, gym, squash, etc. Petro was also active and doing athletics, Netball, etc. At age 17 I went to the army weighing in at 68kg. After my time in the army, I was still exercising, going to the gym, and enjoying squash. After we […]

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 […]

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