Why doctors and patients should not connect on Facebook

2015-09-21 13:28

Marli Smit of the South African Medical Association warns against doctors and patients using social media to get or give help in diagnosing diseases and health problems.

Four diets that actually work

2015-08-19 13:09

Struggling to find an eating plan that kicks the kilos and keeps them off? Here are five tried-and-tested diets that could do the job for you.

Ocean View tries out the Banting lifestyle

2015-07-30 13:44

The Noakes Foundation has gone to the Ocean View community in the Cape to introduce them to the low carbohydrate and high fat diet (aka Banting) to see if they could change their eating habits and, so, their health.

Tim Noakes speaks out on the ‘Banting for babies' hearing

2015-06-22 15:52

Professor Tim Noakes who appeared before the Health Professions Council of South Africa explains in his own words what has become known as the ‘Banting for babies trial’.

Noakes hearing postponed until November

2015-06-04 17:53

Tim Noakes will have to wait until November to present his case to the HPCSA on a charge of unprofessional conduct.

Noakes committee comes under the spotlight

2015-06-04 15:07

An HPCSA hearing into the professional conduct of Professor Tim Noakes started off with arguments over whether the committee was properly constituted to hear the matter.

As it happened: Noakes hearing postponed to November

2015-06-04 09:12

Tim Noakes HPCSA hearing has been postponed to November 23 this year.

Noakes' 'real food' may not be kid friendly

2015-05-26 21:15

A dietician tells Health24 why a low carbohydrate, high fat diet as promoted by Professor Tim Noakes may not be appropriate for infants and children.

Tim Noakes to face inquiry over 'Banting' tweet

2015-04-21 14:43

Prof Tim Noakes will be appearing before the Health Professions Council of South Africa after advising a mother on Twitter to wean her child on low carbohydrate, high fat foods.

Tim Noakes' critics shun the low carb high fat health summit

2015-02-18 17:33

Prof Tim Noakes says people against his low carb high fat diet are too afraid they will be made to look stupid if they attend a planned lifestyle convention.


Why you may not lose weight on the Tim Noakes Banting diet

2015-09-15 13:01

While some people swear that Banting has given them a new lease on life, others say it is absolute nonsense. Health24 spoke to someone who says she picked up weight with Banting. Tim Noakes and other professionals respond.

Scientists have misled the public - Tim Noakes

2015-08-13 15:44

Professor Tim Noakes insists that scientists have misled the public by telling them to eat a high carbohydrate diet - and says he only realised this the day his own health failed.

Banting for children provides optimum nutrients for development - Real Meal Revolution

Is Banting safe or even recommended for children? We speak to the Real Meal Revolution's Jonno Proudfoot about LCHF diets for children.

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Noakes' new book 'Raising Superheroes' out soon

2015-06-05 06:30

'Raising Superheroes', the sequel to 'The Real Meal Revolution' will hit the shelves well ahead of the week-long hearing into the conduct of Professor Tim Noakes.

News24 readers defend Tim Noakes

2015-06-04 16:51

Numerous News24 readers have come to the defence of Professor Tim Noakes as he faces a two-day hearing over his tweet to a mother to wean her child on his controversial diet, colloquially known as banting.

Tim Noakes hearing: we need clarity, says Claire Julsing-Strydom

2015-06-04 12:44

The inquiry into Professor Tim Noakes' conduct will help to advance health care in South Africa, says Association for Dietetics in South Africa president.

Tim Noakes to defend Banting for babies

2015-06-01 14:33

Professor Tim Noakes tells Health24, why all of us, including children, should follow a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet, despite some experts warning against this controversial lifestyle.

Marianne forces Tim Noakes to eat a koeksister in new Suzelle DIY video!

2015-05-26 10:05

LOL! Poor Tim Noakes wasn't expecting to be sabotaged with koeksisters when he helped Suzelle with her Banting pizza!

Why we get fat, according to Gary Taubes

2015-02-19 10:27

The 2015 LCHF Health Convention will feature a talk by renowned, and controversial, author Gary Taubes who will offer an alternative hypothesis for obesity. Like Tim Noakes, he blames carbs, not fat for packing on the pounds.

I am NOT putting butter in my coffee

2015-01-14 15:16

Lili Radloff looks at the diets doing the rounds and weighs up her options.

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