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Ancel Keys’ Cholesterol Con. Part 3. by Prof. Tim Noakes

How an insecure and unproven hypothesis became a global unchallenged dogma. The ultimate victory of commerce over science. The sequence of events that produced one of the greatest scams in the history of modern medicine. Table 1 in the previous column (1) lists the sequence of events that, I will argue, were critical in directing [...]

March 29th, 2021|

28 Day CGM Experience

Rahul Patil, functional medicine coach and supporter of The Noakes Foundation, and Prof Noakes, recounts his personal experience using a Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) to track and monitor his fluctuating glucose levels over a 4 week period. Due to the rising concerns of diabetes and obesity in India Rahul sought to bring awareness to the [...]

February 18th, 2021|

Sugar hidden in plain sight

You may be attempting to remove sugar from your diet by cutting out the main culprits namely, cakes, cookies, pastries and other sweet treats. This is a great way to start reducing your sugar intake, but once you have removed those foods from your diet you are probably still eating far more sugar than you [...]

December 24th, 2020|

How to reduce sugar…a step-by-step guide

I am ALWAYS shocked by how much sugar people generally have in their pantries (Even in their bedroom cupboards, cars, handbags and kids’ lunchboxes). I am ALWAYS horrified by how much sugar I once consumed…even straight out of the sugar jar! My journey towards removing processed foods and refined carbs from my and my family’s [...]

December 23rd, 2020|

The Noakes foundation is conducting an exciting pilot study in 2021!

Consumers are often bombarded with health advice and information of various oils and fats, yet very little information is provided on an appropriate amount that should be incorporated into a daily diet. It is often difficult as a consumer to decide which products meet our desired idea of health, and if it is indeed healthy [...]

December 17th, 2020|

The Sugar Lowdown

For years, there has been much debate on the topic of fats within our diets. We were pressed to banish all fats from our diet in the fear of increasing our risk for conditions like cardiovascular disease, diabetes and more. However, as time progressed, and new evidence has emerged that fats are not the culprit [...]

December 17th, 2020|

Nuts about tree nuts! How new evidence is shaping our idea of tree nuts

If you follow a healthy lifestyle it is sure that tree nuts have come across your path in some way shape or form, as they boast an array of attractive benefits. Although, a few years ago tree nuts were considered a no-go for healthy eaters everywhere as they were considered foods high in calories and [...]

December 14th, 2020|

Maintaining good habits

Before you make New Year's resolutions for 2021, read this to understand why maintaining good habits in 2020 may have been so difficult and some things you can try to stay on track for the new year. For many of us, 2020 has been one of the most challenging years of our lives. When we [...]

December 11th, 2020|

An LCHF diet – the key to combating COVID-19?

This year has been one of the most disruptive years that the world has faced in recent times. Numerous people were optimistic for 2020, some may have decided to adopt a healthier lifestyle by training and eating well, while others may have planned to invest their hard-earned income. Whatever the resolutions may have been, most [...]

November 5th, 2020|

Sleep and Stress – how this affects your health

Welcome to this edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Today, Brad Brown discusses a question with Prof Noakes, something that affects us all at some stage, regarding sleep and stress. Everything works together when staying healthy. Nothing works in isolation. A listener wants to know what effect does sleep quality have on insulin metabolism [...]

April 12th, 2017|
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