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Hydration strategy for long runs

On today's edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast, Brad Brown chats to Prof Noakes about athletics and hydration. Alex wants to know how to find the correct hydration strategy on his long runs. He's left feeling drained, with no energy and cramping often on his long runs. He also finds that he perspires profusely. [...]

By | March 31st, 2017|

How stress affects your weight loss efforts

Welcome to this edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Today, Brad Brown raises the question of whether stress could be a factor in preventing weight loss. Debbie has been on the LCHF diet for 2 years and has lost 23kg. However, over the last 12 weeks, she hasn't lost a kg or cm. Debbie [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|

Is dairy preventing your weight loss?

Welcome to today's edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Brad Brown has an interesting question today from Diane. She has been banting for about 4 years but hadn't lost any weight on the diet. Her blood sugars and cholesterol levels however, did normalise. Was dairy preventing her weight loss? A month ago she put [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|

More carbs or more fat to stop weight loss?

On this edition of the Ask Prof Noakes Podcast, Brad Brown has a question from Driekie. She wants to know how to stop weight loss. Being active and cycling 4 days a week, she's feeling concerned about losing much more weight. She really gets hungry and has been eating more carbs to prevent that. However, there is [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|

Arteries and calcium buildup

On this edition of the Ask Prof Noakes Podcast, Brad Brown chats to Prof Noakes about a question submitted by Jerome. He wants to know whether there is a way one can be on the lookout for signs of calcium buildup in your arteries. Jerome recently completed 10km in 58 minutes thanks to LCHF. He also [...]

By | March 22nd, 2017|

Breakfast – how necessary is it really?

Welcome onto another edition of the Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Today Brad Brown has an interesting question for Prof Noakes.  We find out if breakfast is the most important meal of the day. How necessary is breakfast really? What are the pros and cons of eating or not eating breakfast? If you would like to [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|

Will dietary guidelines fall away in the future?

Welcome to yet another edition of the Ask Prof Noakes Podcast, another great question in today. Brad Brown chats to Prof Noakes about today's question which has got to do with government dietary guidelines. A few days ago Prof Noakes was talking about the hearing that he's been involved in, and today someone is asking if [...]

By | March 17th, 2017|

Can a dietary change cause hair loss?

On this edition of the Prof Noakes Podcast, Brad Brown chats to Prof Noakes regarding an interesting question. Dorothy says she's been banting for just over a year now and loves the lifestyle. However, she's experienced hair loss and wondering if a dietary change could affect the thyroid?  She was following the blood group diet but [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|

The real deal on protein

On this edition of The Prof Noakes Podcast, Brad Brown gets the low down from Prof. Noakes on the real deal with protein. There is some controversy over whether 1.5g per kg lbm is sufficient or whether o.6g per kg is the correct quantity. We find out if a low protein status affects the immune function and does [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|

Is it too late to start the LCHF diet just before a Cycle Tour?

On this edition of The Prof Noakes Podcast, we have a question in from a cyclist wanting to know if it is too late to change your diet to LCHF. Brad Brown finds out from Prof Noakes what the ideal time period is to make changes in your diet before embarking on the Cape Town Cycle [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|
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