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Low Carb Myths

There are many myths, misconceptions and concerns around low carbohydrate high fat (LCHF) or ketogenic diets. Let’s delve into each and see whether they’re trumped up or if there’s any truth behind the charges. MYTH#1: LCHF raises cholesterol and heart disease risk Perhaps the greatest concern is that an LCHF diet raises LDL cholesterol, also [...]

May 5th, 2020|

Prof Noakes Responds: The cause of the “silent” hypoxia in severe COVID-19 infections and the value of hydroxychloroquine in the treatment of COVID-19 infections

Nathan Geffen PhD gets it wrong. Again. by Emeritus Professor Timothy Noakes OMS, MBChB, MD, DSc, PhD (hc).  I wish to respond to the recent article by Dr Nathan Geffen PhD re-published in The Daily Maverick (1). Dr Geffen’s 2014 article.  This is the second time that Dr Geffen has disparaged me publicly. His most [...]

May 4th, 2020|

Prof Noakes Responds: The Greyton Mail

In the December 2019 issue of The Greyton Mail a letter was published where Prof Noakes was referenced. Below you will find Prof Noakes’ written response to this letter. You can view and read the original letter from The Greyton Mail here.  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- To the Editor, Greyton’s well-renowned vegan activist Mr Rohan Millson unexpectedly informed [...]

January 23rd, 2020|

A Look at The Evidence – LCHF Studies

A look at the evidence behind the Low Carb High Fat Diet: Shai, Iris, Ph.D., 2008, “Weight Loss with a Low-Carbohydrate, Mediterranean, or Low-Fat Diet”, N Engl J Med 2008; 359:229-24. Link to Study: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/nejmoa0708681 PDF of Infographic: INFOGRAPHIC

December 4th, 2017|

A Look at The Evidence – LCHF Studies

A look at the evidence behind the Low Carb High Fat Diet: Nickols-Richardson SM, et al. Perceived hunger is lower and weight loss is greater in overweight premenopausal women consuming a low-carbohydrate/high-protein vs high-carbohydrate/low-fat diet. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 2005. Link to Study: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S000282230501151X PDF of Infographic: INFOGRAPHIC Summary originally appeared on HealthLine

November 27th, 2017|

A Look at The Evidence – LCHF Studies

A look at the evidence behind the Low Carb High Fat Diet: Foster GD, et al. A randomized trial of a low-carbohydrate diet for obesity. New England Journal of Medicine, 2003. Link to Study: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa022207 PDF of Infographic: INFOGRAPHIC Summary originally appeared on HealthLine

November 20th, 2017|

A Look at The Evidence – LCHF Studies

A look at the evidence behind the Low Carb High Fat Diet: Brehm BJ, et al. A randomized trial comparing a very low carbohydrate diet and a calorie-restricted low fat diet on body weight and cardiovascular risk factors in healthy women. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2003. Link to Study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12679447 PDF of Infographic: INFOGRAPHIC Summary originally appeared [...]

November 13th, 2017|

A Look at The Evidence – LCHF Studies

A look at the evidence behind the Low Carb High Fat Diet: DiNicaloantonia, J et al. The evidence for Saturated Fat and for Sugar Related to Coronary Heart Disease. Prog Cardiovas Disea 2016; 464-472 Link to Study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26586275 PDF of Infographic: INFOGRAPHIC

November 6th, 2017|

A Look at The Evidence – LCHF Studies

A look at the evidence behind the Low Carb High Fat Diet: Aude YW, et al. The national cholesterol education program diet vs a diet lower in carbohydrates and higher in protein and monounsaturated fat. Archives of Internal Medicine, 2004. Link to Study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15505128 PDF of Infographic: INFOGRAPHIC Summary originally appeared on HealthLine

October 23rd, 2017|

A Look at The Evidence – LCHF Studies

A look at the evidence behind the Low Carb High Fat Diet: Yancy WS Jr, et al. A low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet versus a low-fat diet to treat obesity and hyperlipidemia. Annals of Internal Medicine, 2004. Link to Study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15148063  PDF of Infographic: INFOGRAPHIC Summary originally appeared on HealthLine

October 16th, 2017|
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