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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|

Avrol’s Low Carb Journey

One of our Eat Better South Africa participants, Avrol de Vries, recently shared her story of how the LCHF lifestyle and the Eat Better South Africa programme helped improved her health. Since her first period, at the age of 12, she always experienced excruciating cramps which got worse as years went by. At the age [...]

June 29th, 2020|

Ketogenic cyclist on rollers for 9+ hours 

Sean David Sakinofsky is a unique individual who has based his life around cycling. He is someone who has truly embraced cycling, not just as a sport but a lifestyle.  Sean is an avid promoter of the Ketogenic lifestyle and a big supporter of Prof Tim Noakes and The Noakes Foundation.  He has proven the [...]

May 28th, 2020|

Prof Noakes Responds: Letter to Medical Brief

The following is a written response from Prof Tim Noakes regarding a letter published in the Medical Brief. ------ To the Editor, I acknowledge Mr Alex Leaf’s recent letter (1) to Medical Brief in response to our recently published peer-reviewed article (2). I particularly appreciate his comment that our study is an “important contribution to [...]

May 21st, 2020|

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|

Welcoming Ilze’s Banting De’Lights on board our Affiliate Programme!

Welcoming Ilze’s Banting De’Lights on board our Affiliate Programme!  We are delighted to announce that Ilze’s Banting De’Lights has joined our Eat Better SA affiliate program. The Eat Better SA affiliate program was designed to ensure that you have peace of mind in knowing that products bearing our stamp fully support your low carbohydrate lifestyle. [...]

February 25th, 2020|

Breaking out of holiday mode

  Holidays are wonderful. They are a great time to recharge, to spend some time deepening your relationships with your loved ones. It’s a lovely time to step back from routine and become more comfortable with a change in pace. Holidays can also be challenging: sometimes it can be difficult to drop the pace and [...]

January 28th, 2020|

IT’S THE INSULIN RESISTANCE, STUPID: PART 11 By Prof. Timothy Noakes

This article was first published on the CrossFit website.  THE FINAL ACT Scientists usually achieve fame for being right. It matters not how they achieve their correctness, only that in the end their ideas prove to be correct. Ancel Keys’ problem was that he was wrong. But his poor science was not the reason why he [...]

January 23rd, 2020|

IT’S THE INSULIN RESISTANCE, STUPID: PART 10 By Prof. Timothy Noakes

This article was first published on the CrossFit website. The wonder of Ancel Keys is how, in the absence of definitive proof and despite a mountain of disproof (2), he was able to “sell” unproven hypotheses, now known to be false, to the U.S. medical and scientific communities and then the rest of the world. These [...]

January 23rd, 2020|
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