National Nutrition Week 2023 Questioning Nutritional Guidelines: Are They Truly Healthy?

As South Africa commemorates National Nutrition Week from October 9 to 15, we’re diving deep into the vital role that nutrition plays in our lives. This year’s theme, “Feel Good with Food“, reminds us that making the right food choices isn’t just about what’s on our plates – it’s about building healthier lives and communities. […]

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 […]

Eat Better South Africa: Call For Community Coaches

About Eat Better South Africa:  Eat Better South Africa is a community-based non-profit organization working to improve the nutritional education of local community members in South Africa, through advocacy, activism, and the implementation of nutrition education programmes that empowers community members to improve their health by making the best dietary choices available to them. Our […]

We’re hiring: Eat Better SA Programme Manager

Programme Manager Eat Better South Africa (EBSA), is recruiting a Programme Manager to lead its program for the coming year. About the organisation:  EBSA is the community outreach branch of The Noakes Foundation and is a movement aimed at educating South Africans to eat better. EBSA’s mission is to educate under-resourced community members about the […]

Prof Noakes recognised yet again as a top scientist in his field!

It is with delight that we announce Prof Noakes being recognised for his years of hard work and dedication in the field of nutritional sciences and sports medicine. Prof Noakes has ranked 2028 (all citations) and 1696 (self-citations excluded) out of 100 000 top-cited scientists across all disciplines according to an article published by PLoS […]

National Nutrition Week: The importance of an LCHF, whole foods lifestyle.

It’s National Nutrition Week, and we are taking a closer look at the importance of an LCHF, whole foods lifestyle for metabolic health. In recent months, it has been more important than ever to eat healthily and stay active during the pandemic. Naturally, the world has turned to consuming less refined products and rather opting […]

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