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The relationship between insulin resistance and gut biome

Today on The Prof Noakes Podcast edition, Brad Brown finds out from the Professor what the latest research on gut biome and insulin resistance is. Prof. Noakes shares this exciting area with us and reveals that although gut biome may be a major factor in insulin resistance, we don't have data to support that yet. With [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|

Good Cholesterol vs Bad Cholesterol – what does it really mean?

On this edition of The Prof Noakes Podcast, we briefly look at what the purpose of the Noakes Foundation is and learn how they are trying to change nutrition and dietetics teaching around the world to become evidence based, as well as looking at the reversibility of Type 2 Diabetes. Brad Brown also chats to [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|

What is the risk in taking carbs once fat adapted?

On this edition of The Prof Noakes Podcast, James Preston chats to Prof Noakes regarding a question submitted by Robin Beetge.  Robin would like to know what the risk is of a negative glycaemic response of eating or drinking high carb glycaemic foods during a race from the tables for example, once fat adapted. Particularly running ultra [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|

Do statins prevent arterial heart disease?

On today's edition of The Prof Noakes Podcast, we probe a question from one of our listeners who have had good blood results and has been advised that he needs to start on statin medication for a 6 month period. James Preston chats to Prof Noakes about the harmful side effects of statins and cholesterol. We [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|

The balance of Calories in versus Calories out – does it work?

On this edition of The Prof Noakes Podcast, James asks Prof Noakes about the calories in vs calories out theory no longer applying. He questions if it means that as long as calories are made up from fat and protein, and carbs are below 25g, it doesn't matter if you exceed your recommended calorie intake [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|

Are eggs damaging to your health?

On today's edition of the Ask Prof Noakes Podcast, James Preston chats to Prof Noakes about a question on research that does not support LCHF.  There is a belief that a recent Harvard study found that eggs are not as benevolent as the prof suggests they are. It seems that every food guru has his [...]

By | February 6th, 2017|

Does a high carbohydrate diet prevent gout?

On this edition of The Prof Noakes Podcast, James chats to Prof Noakes about high Uric Acid (Gout) in the blood.  Is prescribed medication for 6 months with a high carbohydrate diet the way to go to prevent outbreaks of gout? We find out here if there is an alternative way to lower uric acid [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|

Low Carb and women

On today's  edition of the Ask Prof Noakes Podcast, James Preston chats to Prof Noakes regarding women on the low carb diet. He has a question from Dubai claiming low carb has wrecked women's hormones and reproductive health. We find out here that many of the symptoms being experienced are often caused by a low carb low [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|

Is cholesterol a risk factor for heart disease in women?

Welcome onto this edition of the Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. James asks Prof Noakes about cholesterol and menopause. We find out what the latest research is on cholesterol  and the LCHF lifestyle and if women need to be worried about cholesterol and high fat in their diet. If you would like to subscribe to the podcast in [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|

The effect of the carb comedown after races

On today's  edition of the Ask Prof Noakes Podcast, James chats to Prof Noakes about a question submitted by Charlie Hodgson who wants to know how cheat days and loading with carbs in the days leading up to a marathon will affect your health. He is already fat adapted and trains on high fat but wants [...]

By | January 27th, 2017|
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