Celebrating International Day of Action for Women’s Health: Healthy Women, Healthy World

Today, on International Day of Action for Women’s Health, we unite globally to advocate for women’s health and well-being. This day is dedicated to raising awareness about the unique health challenges that women face and promoting strategies that support their physical and mental health. One such empowering strategy is the Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) […]

Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes: My Journey to Health and Fitness

In 2010, at just 37 years old, I received the life-altering diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. It wasn’t entirely unexpected, given the strong family history of diabetes and hypertension. Initially, my treatment involved insulin injections to manage my blood sugar levels. Upon discharge from the hospital, I was prescribed oral medications and put on a […]

“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 […]

Transformation Through LCHF (Banting): A Story of Health and Liberation

We were relatively skinny as kids. I did boxing as a sport, gym, squash, etc. Petro was also active and doing athletics, Netball, etc. At age 17 I went to the army weighing in at 68kg. After my time in the army, I was still exercising, going to the gym, and enjoying squash. After we […]

World Epilepsy Day: Keto diet offers recipe for seizure control

Peter Olivier was seven years old when he experienced his first seizure and was diagnosed with refractory epilepsy, a severe form of the condition, which does not respond to most prescribed treatments. At 19, Peter switched to a Ketogenic diet which helped him stay seizure-free for four years. His mother, Adrienne, believes all epilepsy patients […]

Meet our newest Ambassador Richard Smith

We are so excited to announce that Richard Smith ‘AS SEEN ON TV‘ The UK’s leading nutrition expert will be joining The Noakes Foundation as an Ambassador. He is dedicated to teaching his followers about REAL health and nutrition, dispelling many of the myths and common misconceptions regarding healthy living. What inspired you to become […]


The Noakes Foundation comments:  FOODSTUFFS, COSMETICS, AND DISINFECTANTS ACT, 1972 (ACT No.54 OF 1972) REGULATIONS RELATING TO THE LABELLING AND ADVERTISING OF FOODSTUFFS Recently the Department of Health has Gazetted a document for public comment. This document aims to make changes to the way food items are labeled in South Africa. These proposed changes, called […]

National Candy Month: Revealing the Sweet Deception

National Candy Month has been celebrated in the United States every June since its establishment by the National Confectioners Association (NCA) in 1974. The NCA is a trade organization that has contributed to over $42 billion in retail sales by distributing candies, chocolates, and confectionery products. As a result, the United States boasts the largest […]

LCHF Diet on Diabetes and Athletes

LCHF Diet on Diabetes and Athletes Last week on the 8th of June we commemorated Noakes Day, a day to recognize The Noakes Foundation’s founder and scientist, Prof Tim Noakes. Prof Noakes is well known for his influences on the scientific community and for his groundbreaking research in South Africa and all around the world. […]

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