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HPCSA’s pursuit of Professor Tim Noakes: the nutrition witch-hunt of the century?

By Marika Sboros The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) is back on the warpath against Prof Tim Noakes. It is appealing its own committee’s comprehensive not guilty verdict for Noakes in April 2017 on a charge of unprofessional … Continue reading

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They wanted me to stick to “the rules.”

I’ve got a big announcement for 2018, one that might come as a shock but totally feels like it’s in alignment with what I believe and what I stand for. I’M KISSING MY DIETITIAN LICENSE GOODBYE. Here’s the full story: … Continue reading

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DR EVELYNE BOURDUA-ROY: IS SHE CANADA’S TIM NOAKES?

Quebec family physician Dr Èvelyne Bourdua-Roy looks set to become “Canada’s Tim Noakes”. Bourdua-Roy’s regulatory body, the Quebec College of Physicians, is investigating her for comments on diet and nutrition she made on a radio talk-show. Nutritionists who may be members … Continue reading

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Annette Presley vs American Dietetic Association

Annette Hunsberger Presley RD, co-author of The Liberation Diet and author of the soon to be released book, The Switch Diet, was censured by the (then) American Dietetic Association, now known as The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, for recommending … Continue reading

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Low-carb advice lands doctor in hot water

A Tasmanian surgeon who was told by the nation’s medical watchdog to stop giving specific nutritional advice is one of several cases that prompted a Senate committee to call for an inquiry into the medical complaints process of the agency. … Continue reading

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Blogger Giving Advice Resists State’s: Get a License (Steve Cooksey)

WASHINGTON — Steve Cooksey eats what he calls a cave man diet — lots of meat and greens, no bread or pasta. He says it has helped him conquer life-threatening diabetes. But when he wrote about his experiences and offered … Continue reading

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Dr Annika Dahlqvist, MD – the first LCHF pioneer

She ate low fat, high fiber food according to the dietary guidelines and she became fatter and sicker. She was yo-yo dieting all the time, she had fibromyalgia, her knee hurt and her stomach was in riot. When she was … Continue reading

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DOES DAA TARGET DISSIDENT DIETITIANS WITH FAKE NEWS?

When the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) isn’t dishing up fake nutrition news to the public, it makes up fake news to try to discredit dietitians who cross it, say critics. It’s probably no coincidence, that those dietitians support low-carb, high-fat … Continue reading

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Stone-walling low-carb: DAA, AHPRA, and the Diet of Worms.

Our 2015 paper, Low-carbohydrate diets as the first approach in the treatment of diabetes. Review and evidence-base, summarized the clinical experience and the research results of the 26 authors. Meant to be a kind of manifesto on theory and practice, … Continue reading

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