The relationship between insulin resistance and gut biome

Today on The Prof Noakes Podcast edition, Brad Brown finds out from the Professor what the latest research on gut biome and insulin resistance is. Prof. Noakes shares this exciting area with us and reveals that although gut biome may be a major factor in insulin resistance, we don't have data to support that yet. With [...]

March 8th, 2017|

Good Cholesterol vs Bad Cholesterol – what does it really mean?

On this edition of The Prof Noakes Podcast, we briefly look at what the purpose of the Noakes Foundation is and learn how they are trying to change nutrition and dietetics teaching around the world to become evidence based, as well as looking at the reversibility of Type 2 Diabetes. Brad Brown also chats to [...]

March 6th, 2017|

Do statins prevent arterial heart disease?

On today's edition of The Prof Noakes Podcast, we probe a question from one of our listeners who have had good blood results and has been advised that he needs to start on statin medication for a 6 month period. James Preston chats to Prof Noakes about the harmful side effects of statins and cholesterol. We [...]

February 10th, 2017|

Tim Noakes HPCSA deposition – Part 18

  In Part 18 the Physiology of Taste is explored:

August 29th, 2016|

Tim Noakes HPCSA deposition – Part 17

The Food Pyramid part 2 is discussed in Part 17:

August 22nd, 2016|

Eat Better SA: One Year Reunion with Ocean View Ladies

  The ladies from Eat Better South Africa's ground zero project in Ocean View, Cape Town, got together this month to mark the one-year anniversary since embarking on the program and adopting the LCHF lifestyle. The Noakes Foundation team along with the ladies from the Ocean View community gathered at Monkey Valley resort in Noordhoek [...]

July 26th, 2016|

Noakes: Risk Factors and Insulin Resistance. Part 2

Risk factors and insulin resistance – the most prevalent medical condition across the globe.   Perhaps the most abused term in medicine is “risk factors”. For the reason that few truly understand what the term really means. For when the doctor tells the patient that: “High blood cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease”, [...]

April 14th, 2016|

Noakes: Low Fat Causes Heart Disease! Part 1

The low fat diet does not prevent arterial disease – it causes it. By Professor Tim Noakes Finally 2 years after my now notorious 7-word Tweet hit the Tweetosphere, I had my day in court. In fact 5 and a half days in which I presented more than 30 hours of testimony with some 900 [...]

April 13th, 2016|


Eat Better South Africa! was born out of community and collaboration. It wasn’t what we first imagined those months ago when Prof Noakes introduced us, and soon after Hassina Kajee, Euodia Samson and I sat around a table at Knead dreaming up our visions for the community. Other than each having changed our lives as Banters, [...]

November 20th, 2015|
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