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Ancel Keys’ Cholesterol Con Part 2. by Prof Tim Noakes

The sequence of events that produced the greatest scam in the history of modern medicine. Table 1 describes the sequence of 70 events that I will argue were critical in directing an unquestioning global acceptance of Keys’ unproven hypotheses and then its subsequent disproof. In that table I simply outline each event in its barest [...]

March 17th, 2021|

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

It has come to the Foundation’s attention that 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 [...]

December 17th, 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|

Women and health: What daily actions do you take for your health?

When I sat down to write this article, I had planned to take my usual approach to researching a piece like this for a paper or presentation. I start by looking at the macro data, which is often incredibly daunting, especially when it comes to health outlook and risks. It’s always pertinent to consider gender [...]

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|

An Update on the LCHF Study

Late last year, The Noakes Foundation was awarded a grant of R5.6 million in order to carry out research into the reversal of Type 2 Diabetes. The research is being directed by Professor Noakes and the team consists of an exceptionally talented group of Doctors, Dieticians and Researchers, namely Dr. James Smith, Chris Webster, Tamzyn [...]

May 22nd, 2017|

Are eggs damaging to your health?

On today's edition of the Ask Prof Noakes Podcast, James Preston chats to Prof Noakes about a question on research that does not support LCHF.  There is a belief that a recent Harvard study found that eggs are not as benevolent as the prof suggests they are. It seems that every food guru has his [...]

February 6th, 2017|

Recruiting T2 Diabetics who Eat a LCHF Diet for Study

Do you have or have you ever had Type 2 Diabetes? Do you follow a low carbohydrate high fat (Banting) diet? If so, we would like you to volunteer to participate in a short study entitled: ‘Descriptive study of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients following a low carbohydrate high fat diet.’   This study will [...]

October 5th, 2016|
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