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National Obesity Week: Obesity and its impact on our nation, cost of living and the state

Obesity has become a worldwide pandemic in its own right. Not only does excessive weight gain come with a barrage of health issues, but also has severe implications on one’s psychological health. Obesity rates in South Africa have steadily increased over the years, especially in the younger population. This should serve as a notable warning [...]

October 22nd, 2020|

Salt – How much is too much?

On this edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast we have a great question in from someone who wants to know, without putting yourself at further lethal risk, how much salt can we, or should we, be eating? Brad Brown chats to Prof Noakes about the amount of salt consumption in our daily lives. If you [...]

April 24th, 2017|

The role of exercise when you want to lose weight

Today on The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast we get some answers on should we be exercising while trying to lose weight. Brad Brown has a question in about exercise from a listener who would like to know if it is vital to exercise if you want to lose weight? Can we just exercise and eat what we [...]

April 21st, 2017|

Weight Loss – is it all about calories in and calories out?

Welcome to this edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Brad Brown has a question for Prof Noakes relating to weight loss. This listener wants to know if you must be in ketosis to lose weight or fat, or is low carb enough? Whether your carb count is 30g or 90g a day, is low [...]

April 17th, 2017|

In Ketosis vs fat adapted – What’s the difference?

Welcome onto this edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Today Brad Brown discusses with Prof. Noakes, the question of  being in ketosis and being fully fat adapted. Is there a difference or is it the same thing? Prof. Noakes sheds some light on this interesting question. Listen to this podcast to find out how you [...]

April 7th, 2017|

Get creative with alternatives to expensive Banting products

Welcome onto this edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Brad Brown has a fabulous question for Prof Noakes today. Les wants to know why are the banting products on sale so expensive. She's a pensioner and can't afford the Banting products that they sell. There is knowledge that the Noakes Foundation is working on [...]

April 5th, 2017|

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|
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