Digging deeper into this saga, as Marika Sboras, well-known health journalist on BizNews.com, has done, it seems certain that someone is going to come out of it with a bloody nose. Those someones are likely to be important food players and the dietary establishment. Reading this article, you really have to question why the president of the ADSA (Association for Dietetics in SA) has taken the peverse path of reporting Prof Tim Noakes to the Health Professions Council of SA over an innocuous Tweet.
The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has confirmed that Prof Tim Noakes, uber advocate of low carb-high fat eating, will be facing a two-day hearing relating to "unprofessional conduct".
The first Low Carb High Fat LCHF summit at Cape Town's CTICC has come and gone. It drew 16 high-profile low carb experts, scientists, doctors, and researchers from around the world who share the belief that it is time to share the knowledge that “a diet based on food we did not eat for 99% of our time on earth is a fad”. Here's a round-up of articles about the event, pro and anti!
Cape Town's, Prof Tim Noakes, is in fighting mood. He's daring critics who have called him and his low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) diet dangerous to debate the science with him in public. Noakes was hoping that debate would take place with him and 15 of the world's top LCHF experts at the Old Mutual Health Convention at the Cape Town International Conference from February 19 to 22.
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