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What would you do if you discovered that the food you have been told is good for you is actually the cause of your ill health …?
In December 2010, Professor Tim Noakes was introduced to a way of eating that was contrary to everything he had been taught and was accepted as conventional nutrition ‘wisdom’. Having observed the benefits of the low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) lifestyle first-hand, and after thorough and intensive research, Noakes enthusiastically revealed his findings to the South African public in 2012. The backlash from his colleagues in the medical establishment was as swift as it was brutal, and culminated in a misconduct inquiry launched by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). The subsequent hearing lasted well over a year, but Noakes ultimately triumphed, being found not guilty of unprofessional conduct in April 2017.
In Lore of Nutrition, he explains the science behind the LCHF/Banting diet, and why he champions this lifestyle despite the constant persecution and efforts to silence him. He also discusses at length what he has come to see as a medical and scientific code of silence that discourages anyone in the profession from speaking out against the current dietary guidelines. Experienced journalist Marika Sboros provides the full backstory to the HPCSA hearing, which reads like something out of a spy novel.
Written in an accessible style, Lore of Nutrition is informative, highly controversial and an eye-opener for anyone who cares about their health.
In partnership with The Noakes Foundation and the Eat Better South Africa initiative, the bestselling The Banting Solution is now in an easily accessible format!
Due to readers' requests for more basic recipes and a user-friendly format, The Banting Solution is now available in a size that fits every pocket. This little guide will provide all the tips and advice you need with which to start, successfully conclude and maintain your Banting lifestyle. The Banting Pocket Guide includes a chapter from Banting's most respected and passionate supporter, Prof. Tim Noakes; answers your most pressing questions; busts the myths that have cropped up around Banting; provides helpful meal plans, Banting-friendly food lists and recipes; teaches you how to Bant on a budget, making this lifestyle accessible to everyone; and much, much more. Most importantly, it teaches you how to get rid of those unwanted kilos and keep them off forever!
Easy to pop into your handbag or pocket, The Banting Pocket Guide is set to kick-start your new Banting lifestyle!
Ian: ‘You’re going to run how far?’
What does it take to run a six-day race through the world’s harshest deserts? Or 100 miles in a single day at altitudes that would leave you breathless just walking? More than that, though: what is it like to win these races? South Africa’s ultra-trail-running superstar Ryan Sandes has done just that.
Since bursting onto the international trail-running scene by winning the first multistage race he ever entered – the brutal Gobi March – Ryan has gone on to win various other multistage and single-day races around the globe. Written with bestselling author and journalist Steve Smith, Trail Blazer – My Life as an Ultra-distance Trail Runner recounts the life story of this intrepid sportsman, from his experiences as a rudderless party animal to becoming a world-class athlete, and includes details on his training regimes, race strategies and aspirations for future sporting endeavours. Sports enthusiasts will enjoy the adrenaline-inducing trials and tribulations of one of South Africa’s most awe-inspiring athletes, while endurance-sport participants – from beginners to aspirant pros – will benefit from his insights and advice.
As Professor Tim Noakes says in the Foreword to this book: ‘However much we might think we know and understand, there are some phenomena which now, and perhaps forever, we will never fully comprehend. We call such happenings “enigmas”. Or even miracles. Ryan Sandes is one such.’
Heard the one about the Fat Professor, the Whole-Food Dietitian and the Michelin-trained Chef who want to change the world? Nope, this is not a silly joke. Far from it. In fact, we hope this book provides some serious answers. We hope it is the beginning of a life-changing journey for many who have experienced inexplicable weight gain, the heartbreak of constant deprivation and yo-yo dieting, or worse, physical illness through poor nutrition.
For decades, the brightest minds in the nutrition and science field have had fat pegged as the bad guy. As a result, many of us have been enslaved by an outdated food pyramid which has pushed us to eat carb-laden and processed food. As the evidence mounts against sugar and processed carbohydrates, it's time to flip the pyramid and break free of the fat phobia.
In this practical guide, we present inspiring success stories, compelling evidence, and simple ways to “eat upside-down”. Forget everything you were taught at school, flip the food pyramid on its head and start nourishing your body the way it was designed to be nourished.
Die Kos Revolusie het die wereldwye vetsug-epidemie aangespreek met 'n revolusionere benadering tot eet: Dit het diepgewortelde oortuigings uitgedaag, was (en bly steeds) 'n rekordverkoper regoor Suid-Afrika, en het mense se lewens verander. Met Superkos Vir Superkinders beoog die skrywers 'n revolusie in kindervoeding.
Hulle glo dit is tyd om die kindervoedselbedryf sowel as ons uitgediende aannames daaroor uit te daag – tyd om ons kinders die beste voeding en die beste wegspring in die lewe te gee.
Superkos Vir Superkinders is nie 'n banting-kookboek nie, en gaan nie oor ‘geen-koolhidrate’ voeding vir kinders nie. Maar deur 'n ‘ware kos’ eetplan wat laag in suiker en verfynde koolhidrate is, te bepleit, verteenwoordig dit Die Kos Revolusie se volgende stap om die wereld te verander.
It took a viral pandemic to reinvigorate the evidence that a low-carb,
high-fat (LCHF) diet may be a ‘vaccine’ against ill health and
premature death. The Eat Right Revolution exposes the real pandemic we
should all worry about: it’s not another coronavirus, but a
diet-related medical condition that threatens people’s life expectancy
and well-being globally.
Die Kos Revolusie is deels 'n wetenskaplike riller en deels 'n kookboek vol heerlike resepte, maar die hoofdoel is om jou lewe te verander deur jou te leer hoe jy met jou eetgewoontes beheer kan neem oor jou gewig en gesondheid.
Die Banting-oplossing, in samewerking met die Noakes-stigting en die "Eet Beter, Suid-Afrika!" - inisiatief, is nou beskikbaar in 'n gebruikersvriendelike sakpas-formaat! Danksy lesers se versoeke vir meer basiese resepte en 'n maklik hanteerbare formaat, is Die Banting-oplossing nou beskikbaar in 'n grootte wat elke sak sal pas. Hierdie gebruikersvriendelike boekie bevat al die wenke en raad wat jy nodig het om jou Banting-leefstyl suksesvol te implementeer en om daarmee vol te hou. Die Banting-sakgids bevat 'n hoofstuk deur Banting se mees passievolle en gerespekteerde ondersteuner, prof. Tim Noakes; verskaf antwoorde op jou dringendste vrae; slaan mites wat oor Banting kop uitgesteek het die nek in; help jou om uitstekende maaltydplanne saam te stel; bevat Banting-vriendelike voedsellysies en resepte; leer jou hoe om te begroot sodat almal 'n Banting-leefstyl kan handhaaf; en nog baie meer. Maar nog belangriker: dit leer jou hoe om van daardie ekstra ponde ontslae te raak en hulle vir altyd weg te hou! Die Banting-sakgids, wat maklik in jou handsak of hempsak inglip, is net wat jy nodig het om jou Banting-leefstyl aan die gang te kry!
The phrase ‘low carb’ has become the new buzz word, but what exactly does it mean, will it suit your and your family’s lifestyle, and will it be easy to adapt your eating habits to this way of eating?
In Low-carb Living for Families, Monique le Roux Forslund answers all these questions and explains why reducing the carbohydrates and simultaneously increasing the consumption of natural, healthy fats is good for you and your family. She also cuts through the jungle of products and information that confront us in the media and on shelves, so that we can find our way to a healthy life of natural foods that will satisfy hunger and banish cravings.
In addition to over 100 delicious and healthy recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, special occasions and snack time for the whole family (including babies!), Low-carb Living for Families provides easy-to-follow, practical tips and inspiration for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Forewords to the book have been written by Professor Tim Noakes and Dr Andreas Eenfeldt. Professor Noakes needs no introduction to South Africans; he is SA’s foremost sports scientist and is well known for his advocacy of a lowcarb high fat lifestyle.
Dr Eenfeldt is a Swedish medical doctor who specialises in family medicine. He also advocates a low-carb high-fat diet and lectures on the topic at various medical conferences all over the world.
The Real Meal Revolution was all about taking on the global obesity epidemic with a revolutionary approach to eating; it challenged ingrained beliefs, it sold (and still sells) in record-breaking numbers throughout South Africa, and it changed people’s lives.
With Raising Superheroes, the authors have now set out to revolutionise the way we feed our children. It’s time, they believe, to challenge the kids’ food industry and our old assumptions; it’s time to give our children the best nutrition possible, and the best start in life.
Raising Superheroes is not a Banting cookbook, and it doesn’t offer no-carb eating for kids. But – in advocating low-sugar, low-refined-carb, “real” food eating – it is the Real Meal Revolution’s next step towards changing the world.
What does it take to row 5,500km across an Ocean? Or to trek 500 miles through Antarctica? How do we achieve incredible things?
Peter van Kets has done this and more – and yet he could be the average guy next door. A teacher in East London with a fondness for the ocean, Peter was given a rare chance to compete in the 2007 Atlantic Rowing Race. His decision to grasp this opportunity would change his life.
Together with Bill Godfrey, he rowed across the Atlantic and won against the odds. Then he came back two years later to row it alone – a truly epic feat. After that he joined forces with adventure runner Braam Malherbe to represent South Africa in the unique Scott-Amundsen Centenary Race to the South Pole, one of the most gruelling endurance events ever staged.
Peter’s feats of endurance in the face of endless ice, snow and saltwater are testament to the power of the human spirit and the greatness possible when an ordinary person sets out to do extraordinary things. In rowing the Atlantic and trekking the Antarctic, he has come to understand what it takes to conquer the limits of your mind – to conquer your Eighth Summit.
"Lore of Running" gives you incomparable detail on physiology, training, racing, injuries, world-class athletes, and races.
Author Tim Noakes blends the expertise of a physician and research scientist with the passion of a dedicated runner to answer the most pressing questions for those who are serious about the sport:
-How your body systems respond to training, the effects of different training methods, how to detect and avoid overtraining, and genetic versus trainable potential
-How to train for the 10K up through ultramarathon with detailed programs from Noakes and several leading running experts
-How to prevent and treat injuries, increase your strength and flexibility, and use proper nutrition for weight control and maximum performance
You'll also find a candid analysis of supplements and ergogenic effects and training aids. The book includes new interviews with 10 world-class runners who share their secrets to success and longevity in the sport. Features on legendary figures and events in running history provide fascinating insights.
And that's just scratching the surface. "Lore of Running" is not only the biggest and best running publication on the planet. It's the one book every runner should own.
Based on new research in exercise physiology, author and running expert Matt Fitzgerald introduces a first-of-its-kind training strategy that he's named "Brain Training." Runners of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels can learn to maximize their performance by supplying the brain with the right feedback. Based on Fitzgerald's eight-point brain training system, this book will help runners: - Resist running fatigue - Use cross-training as brain training - Master the art of pacing - Learn to run "in the zone" - Outsmart injuries - Fuel the brain for maximum performance - And more Packed with cutting-edge research, real-world examples, and the wisdom of the world's top distance runners, "Brain Training for Runners" offers easily applied advice and delivers practical results for a better overall running experience.
There is so much dietary advice out there, much of it conflicting, that it can be difficult for busy parents to make sense of it all. Medical doctor and sports scientist, Professor Tim Noakes, chef and long-distance swimmer, Jonno Proudfoot, and dietitian Bridget Surtees, a specialist in paediatric nutrition, cut through the clamour to provide clear, proven guidelines and simple, delicious recipes to feed your family well, inexpensively and without fuss. Following their phenomenal, record-breaking success with The Real Meal Revolution, the Real Meal team set out to rethink the way we feed our children. The result, Superfood for Superchildren, challenges many ingrained dietary beliefs and advocates a real-food diet for children - from toddlers to teens - that is low in sugar and refined carbohydrates. Their advice is solidly underpinned by a critical, scientific interrogation of the the children's food industry. By combining the latest peer-reviewed scientific evidence with straightforward, mouthwatering recipes, most of them for the whole family, Superfood for Superchildren shows clearly how to provide your children with the best possible nutrition to help them to grow up healthy and happy.
What makes East African middle and long distance runners the best in the world? How should contemporary academia approach this question?
The success of East African distance runners has generated a plethora of studies but much of the 'evidence' presented to support hypotheses is anecdotal, arguments being led by non-academics who use popular media as their medium rather than relying on scientific publications. This has resulted in many stereotypical arguments being advocated.
Within the academic community, research has also been restricted by its isolation within either the natural science or social science communities. East African Running: Towards a Cross Disciplinary Perspective, presents a rare collaboration between researchers from the sports sciences and social sciences to explore the questions raised by the phenomena of East African success on the track. The text includes:
Includes contributions from John Bale, Jim Denison, Timothy D. Noakes and Craig Sharp.
This is the new, fully revised, sixth edition of this ultimate reference tool for all coaches responsible for training athletes to fulfill their performance potential. Written by world-renowned and highly sought after coach and President of the European Athletics Coaches Association, Frank W. Dick, with contributions from Professor JOhn Brewer (St Mary's University, Twickenham, UK), Dr Penny Werthner (University of Calgary, Canada), Dr Scott Drawer (RFU, UK), Vern Gambetta (Sports Training Systems), Dr Cliff Mallett and Professor David Jenkins (University of Queensland, Australia), and Professor Timothy Noakes (University of Cape Town, South Africa), this textbook comprehensively covers the core aspects of sports coaching which can be applied to all sports and disciplines. This new edition has been extensively revised to incorporate the latest theory and practice in sports training and coaching, with supplementary contributions from international experts. The book covers the key sports science topics: Anatomy and physiology; Biomechanics, Psychology; Nutrition; Performance Analysis; Training; and Coaching methods This is a highly recommended resource for students of applied sports science, sports coaching, sports development, PE teachers, fitness advisers, coaches and athletes.
What makes East African middle and long distance runners the best in the world? How should contemporary academia approach this question? The success of East African distance runners has generated a plethora of studies but much of the 'evidence' presented to support hypotheses is anecdotal, arguments being led by non-academics who use popular media as their medium rather than relying on scientific publications. This has resulted in many stereotypical arguments being advocated. Within the academic community, research has also been restricted by its isolation within either the natural science or social science communities. East African Running: Towards a Cross Disciplinary Perspective, presents a rare collaboration between researchers from the sports sciences and social sciences to explore the questions raised by the phenomena of East African success on the track. The text includes: psycho-social and economic explanations physiological and genetic explanations attempts to provide unified theories bringing together ideas from natural and social sciences Includes contributions from John Bale, Jim Denison, Timothy D. Noakes and Craig Sharp.
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