“The Fat Ginger Nerd” a Weight Loss Story by Brendan Reid

I have heard it said that the definition of an adult is someone who has stopped growing up and started growing out.  This describes the typical process by which many of us tend to gain weight: gradually, over a period of years following a childhood of relatively normal size.  Hence, the term “middle-age spread”. This […]

Hiring of Researcher

The Noakes Foundation is seeking to appoint a researcher to assist with research projects in the areas of our three research themes namely: Evaluating Nutrition Education in Under-Resourced Communities. Nutritional Effects of Insulin Resistance Academic Free Speech and Digital Voices   The ideal candidate will have a background in public health, biology, physiology, etc, and […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

A Comparison of the Evidence: Prof vs HPCSA

As the final chapter of the HPCSA enquiry into Prof Tim Noakes draws to a close tomorrow, we take a look at the evidence that each party presented before the Professional Conduct Committee. In his testimony, Prof Noakes cited 354 publications and/or materials. These publications are of great scientific relevance and covered the whole spectrum […]

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