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The Banting / Noakes regime “discriminates against women

As the fracas gathers momentum, thanks largely to frantic media coverage, the chief protagonists are making more and more scientifically irrational statements. Last week, for instance, the Sunday Times featured “Noakes makes a U-turn on dairy’s ‘green’ status”, and reported that one of his acolytes Dr Glen Hagemann has banned …

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The low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) Banting

The low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) dietary regime poses little difficulty for restaurants, unless starch is the key dish, which makes the diet bad news for bakeries, pizza palaces, sushi bars and burger joints. But sashimi over maki, burgers without buns, bread and pizza without wheat, and one-calorie rubbery shirataki noodles instead of …

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