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Salt - How much is too much?

On this edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast we have a great question in from someone who wants to know, without putting yourself at further lethal risk, how much salt can we, or should we, be eating? Brad Brown chats to Prof Noakes about the amount of salt consumption in our daily lives.
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The role of exercise when you want to lose weight

Today on The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast we get some answers on should we be exercising while trying to lose weight. Brad Brown has a question in about exercise from a listener who would like to know if it is vital to exercise if you want to lose weight? Can we just exercise and eat what we want? Will we lose weight? What's the role of exercise in a healthy balanced diet if you want to lose weight.
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How much fluid should you drink daily?

Welcome onto this episode of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Our question today is about water and fluids. Brad Brown asks Prof Noakes what the ideal is when it comes to drinking water and fluids. People are saying you should drink 8 glasses a day. Others are saying the more you drink the better. What's the ideal? How much fluid and water should we be drinking on a daily basis? Listen to this episode and find out why Prof Noakes says we should be drinking to thirst.
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Weight Loss – is it all about calories in and calories out?

Welcome to this edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Brad Brown has a question for Prof Noakes relating to weight loss. This listener wants to know if you must be in ketosis to lose weight or fat, or is low carb enough? Whether your carb count is 30g or 90g a day, is low carb sufficient. What’s the best way to go? Is ketosis the way to go or is low carb sufficient? Find out from Prof Noakes how to eat foods that reduce your hunger but allow you to eat fewer calories and still be satiated.
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Should birthday cakes be allowed at school?

Welcome onto this edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Brad Brown has a good question regarding birthday cakes for kids. He finds out from Prof Noakes what his view is on kinder gardens and junior schools allowing parents to bring cakes for every child's birthday. Could this be part of a bigger problem? Are we raising children in a sugar filled or carbo eccentric environment? Listen to this podcast to get Prof Noakes view on this subject.
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Sleep and Stress - how this affects your health

Welcome to this edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Today, Brad Brown discusses a question with Prof Noakes, something that affects us all at some stage, regarding sleep and stress. Everything works together when staying healthy. Nothing works in isolation. A listener wants to know what effect does sleep quality have on insulin metabolism and appetite? Does the same apply for stress?
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Sugar-free drinks and Insulin - how they work together

Welcome to today’s edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. We've spoken about sugar and sugary drinks a lot on the podcast. Also, we’ve chatted about diet sugar-free drinks, the fizzy drinks. Brad Brown finds out from Prof Noakes if there is an insulin response when drinking sugar free fizzy drinks?
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In Ketosis vs fat adapted - What's the difference?

Welcome onto this edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Today Brad Brown discusses with Prof. Noakes, the question of being in ketosis and being fully fat adapted. Is there a difference or is it the same thing? Prof. Noakes sheds some light on this interesting question. Listen to this podcast to find out how you can benefit.
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Get creative with alternatives to expensive Banting products

Welcome onto this edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Brad Brown has a fabulous question for Prof Noakes today. Les wants to know why are the banting products on sale so expensive. She's a pensioner and can't afford the Banting products that they sell. There is knowledge that the Noakes Foundation is working on a program showing people how to eat a low carb high fat diet for next to nothing everyday. Prof Noakes shares with us that the Foundation has helped to develop a book called The Banting Pocket Guide which shows you how to eat for R30 a day. This guide will gives you an idea of the cheaper foods which will allow you to bant on a reduced budget. The Banting foods are expensive because they replace cheap foods like wheat and maize, with almonds and coconut flakes or coconut oil. Be creative and look for other options.
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Ketosis explained in simple terms

On today's episode of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast, Alex wants to know what ketosis is. Can Prof Noakes please explain in simple terms what ketosis is. She says how will I know when I'm in ketosis and how do you use this state to lose weight during the day? Listen to this podcast for a very interesting and informative response to this question.
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Hydration strategy for long runs

On today's edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast, Brad Brown chats to Prof Noakes about athletics and hydration. Alex wants to know how to find the correct hydration strategy on his long runs. He's left feeling drained, with no energy and cramping often on his long runs. He also finds that he perspires profusely. Are there any hydration products that can be recommended for trial on long runs in the build up to this year's Comrades marathon. Listen to this podcast and find out what advice Prof Noakes gives Alex.
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How stress affects your weight loss efforts

Welcome to this edition of The Ask Prof Noakes Podcast. Today, Brad Brown raises the question of whether stress could be a factor in preventing weight loss. Debbie has been on the LCHF diet for 2 years and has lost 23kg. However, over the last 12 weeks, she hasn't lost a kg or cm. Debbie has been under a great deal of stress since this time. Could stress be the cause of her not losing weight? Find out what advice Prof Noakes gives her, apart from restricting calorie intake.
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