Diet: Noakes to speak in Surban

2013-05-25 00:00

WORLD-RENOWNED sport scientist Professor Tim Noakes will be making a rare appearance in Durban on May 29, to discuss the new thinking on high-fat, low-carbohydrate diets, in relation to health, weight loss and sport.

The event has been organised

by the Durban High School Sports Academy and is open to all, with a limit of 200 seats.

Last year, Noakes launched a new book, Challenging Beliefs, where he takes some of the basics of health and shows that science has been mistaken in its approach over recent years. Two of the most common being the need for a high-carbohydrate diet and the need to avoid any dehydration in sport and hot weather. The Cape-based scientist shows why these are incorrect and explains that over hydrating is more dangerous than dehydrating. The talk is open to everyone but booking is essential ( The first 100 guests will receive hampers. The DHS Sport Medicine centre is on the corner of Essenwood and St Thomas roads in Berea, Durban, and the talk starts at 9.30 am.  

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