TIM NOAKES, the quiet maverick

: Ilbury (D.)

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201pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2017

 

Daryl Ilbury on the controversy that erupted around Banting diet expert Dr Tim Noakes' controversial 2014 tweet, resulting in a Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) hearing against him. He examines the relationship between science, the media, and our relationship to what we eat.

Tim Noakes is a South African scientist and an emeritus professor in the Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine at the University of Cape Town. He is also the author of several books on exercise and diet and is known for his support of a low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF) diet.

Journalist, columnist, and writer Daryl Ilbury is also the author of "A Fox's Tale".