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Ketosis explained in simple terms

On today's episode of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast, Alex wants to know what ketosis is. Can Prof Noakes please explain in simple terms what ketosis is. She says how will I know when I'm in ketosis and how do you use this state to lose weight during the day? Listen to this podcast for [...]

April 3rd, 2017|

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

March 24th, 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 [...]

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 [...]

February 13th, 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 [...]

February 2nd, 2017|

Does the human brain need carbohydrates to function optimally?

On this edition of the Ask Prof Noakes Podcast, James Preston chats to Prof Tim Noakes about the role of carbohydrates when it comes to brain function in human beings. If you would like to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes, simply click here. Content hosted by iono.fm

January 9th, 2017|
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