Health & Nutrition

Back to School Lunchbox Ideas

Remember the excitement of being a kid and opening your lunchbox to see what was inside? If you had a mom who knew her stuff it might’ve been the highlight of your school day. Even without the white-bread sarmies and sugar-dipped Twinkies of our past, you can make power-packed lunches that are brimming with flavour.
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Rave reviews from the early adapters of Banting 2.0

Banting 2.0 hit the shelves of South African stores to great excitement as the first print run is almost sold out (it’s already sold out on Takealot) at the start of the third week. This is what some of the members of our Banting community and our very own Banting coaches had to say about it, after reading their copies.
Health & Nutrition

Banting drink ideas for a Healthier New Year

As we raise a glass to your health, here are some Banting drink ideas for you to see in the New Year with and to toast to a healthy and happy 2017.
Certified Banting Coaches

How I used my cooking skills to start a Banting business

Not only does Wendy have her own Banting success story, but she is also a Certified Banting Coach, and has started a Banting cooking business. That's only the beginning, Wendy is doing unbelievable things in the USA with her passion and drive for helping us change 100 million lives by 2025.
Health & Nutrition

Seven ways to Bant like a Christmas champ this season

These seven tips will help you get through the festivities without too much extra baggage
Demonstrations

Fabulous fish techniques

Here are some fabulous fish techniques you can try out for a quick dinner or at your next dinner party
Health & Nutrition

Clinical evidence shows Banting can help you fall pregnant

Dr. Fox at the Jacksonville Centre for Reproductive Medicine uses LCHF to treat his patients and help them fall pregnant
News

The week that was: News from the Bant-o-sphere (21 Nov – 27 Nov 16)

The Banting lists are changing and what this means, Dr Gary Fettke speaks out, the statins study appears to be flawed, diet drinks make you fat, and kids who drink whole milk are leaner than those who don't
Demonstrations

Jonno’s Shake, Rattle and Roll Cooking Lesson

In this cooking lesson Jonno offers you a trilogy of delicious smoothies full of fatty goodness
Health & Nutrition

If I can’t drink milk, what do I put in my coffee?

If you have to cut dairy from your diet all is not lost for your morning cuppa – try some of these non-dairy alternatives.
News

A comprehensive analysis of the new official Banting 2.0 Real Lists

With Banting 2.0 comes new lists. In this article we delve into the re-engineered lists in detail and offer explanations for each major change
Health & Nutrition

Banting 2.0 – Updated Lists, Improved Lifestyle

In this article we explain how we have developed Banting 2.0 and why we have re-engineered the Real Lists
News

The week that was: News from the Bant-o-sphere (9 Nov – 15 Nov 16)

Red meat can help lower cholesterol, Dr. Gary Fettke silenced forever from giving nutritional advice, World Diabetes Day and the tricks Big Soda plays
Demonstrations

How to make a real French salad dressing

Have you ever read the ingredients on a store-bought salad dressing? If you haven't, you'll be shocked at the number of suspect ingredients. In this cooking lesson, Jonno teaches you how to make a real French salad dressing
Certified Banting Coaches

How Paul, a bi-lateral amputee, overcame poor self-image to become a Motivational Speaker

Paul Ellis-Smith has overcome huge obstacles. Banting has helped him heal the two massive holes in his life to become a motivational speaker.
Demonstrations

The Best Banting Ketchup Recipe

This is Jonno's recipe for the best Banting ketchup and one of 50 cooking lessons on the Online Banting Program
News

The week that was: News from the Bant-o-sphere (2 Nov – 8 Nov 16)

Banting improves insulin resistance in just one day, the time of day you eat may really affect weight loss, poor sleep can lead to binge eating, and the truth about Coca-Cola
Health & Nutrition

11 points to consider before drinking brandy and coke

Before you reach for that next drink, you may want to read what drinking brandy and coke does to your body
Health & Nutrition

The “Corn-undrum.”

Today corn has been processed beyond recognition, but in its original, non-processed form, can sweet corn on the cob be a tasty addition to your diet every now and again? Let's find out.
Health & Nutrition

Is your brain making you fat?

“Obesity is a disease of the brain.” According to the Sagol School of Neuroscience, in Tel Aviv. We investigate why this is true
Demonstrations

A Cracking Cooking Lesson with Jonno!

In this lesson, Jonno gives you, not one, but two excellent recipes for scrumptious Banting crackers. So let’s get cracking!
News

The week that was: News from the Bant-o-sphere (25 Oct – 1 Nov 16)

Things are hotting up in the Bant-o-sphere. In this segment, we give you a peek into the world of Banting from the week that was.
Health & Nutrition

Nightshades, friends or foes?

The term “nightshade” does seem like it should belong in a horror story, but are nightshades as deadly as they are made out to be?
Demonstrations

Fat Rendering Cooking Lesson with Jonno

In this lesson, Jonno shows you his no mess, no fuss way to golden rendered fat.
Health & Nutrition News

“No supporting evidence for existing dietary guidelines,” report Zoe Harcombe and Nina Teicholz

From Tuesday through to Thursday, Adv Bhoopchand cross-examined Prof Noakes on his testimony. From Friday through to Monday, Zoe Harcombe (Ph.D.), a researcher in the field of dietary health, gave expert testimony on two key aspects of the HCLF vs. LCHF science argument.
Health & Nutrition News

The most comprehensive guide to fasting you’ll ever read

In this fascinating book, “The Complete Guide to Fasting,” Dr. Jason Fung teams up with various other heavy-weights of the low-carb world including Jimmy Moore, Thomas N. Seyfried, Mark Sisson and Robb Wolf, to bring you the most comprehensive guide to fasting you’ll ever read.
Health & Nutrition

10 dairy-free ways to thicken foods without wheat

Experimenting and whipping up magical dairy and grain free masterpieces can be so much fun!
Certified Banting Coaches

From Chocolate Maker to Banting Advocate for the Deaf Community

Linda is celebrating her two year "Bant-iversary". Once a chocolate maker, she has since decided to change her career path after healing her sugar addiction.
Health & Nutrition

What to do if your cholesterol increases while Banting

We discuss how weight loss can cause a rise in cholesterol and what to do if this occurs
Health & Nutrition

Should the humble potato really be feared?

Why, if sweet potatoes are sweet, are they classified as healthier for us than normal white potatoes? We do a bit of investigating to find out if this is really the case.
News

The dog that did not bark and other stories from the Nutrition Trial of the Century

Prof Noakes concludes his testimony on Day One of the Nutrition Trial of the Century in characteristic, heat-seeking style
Health & Nutrition

8 ways to thicken a sauce with dairy

Using dairy is an effective way to thicken and bind, without much hassle. Here are 8 easy ways to use dairy in your Banting cooking.
Demonstrations

Bread Cooking Lesson with Jonno Proudfoot

Jonno has upped his game since writing the recipes in The Real Meal Revolution, and it is time to take Banting bread to the next level.
Health & Nutrition

Banting on a budget is easy: PART TWO

In Part One, we discussed ways to make shopping cheaper. In Part Two, we will give you tips on things you can do at home to save you money and time in the long run.
News

To infinity and beyond

Jonno writes about how he and Prof grown closer together while their organisations evolve
Health & Nutrition News

“The Nutrition Trial of the Century” starts again on Monday 17th October 2016

With Prof's hearing starting again on Monday, here is a summary of what's happened so far to put you up to date.
Health & Nutrition

Banting on a Budget is easy: PART ONE

Here are some tips from our users to dispel the myth that Banting is expensive
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Seriously! The lists are changing.

In December 2016, we will be launching a new phased approach to Banting. With this new format, comes new lists...
Health & Nutrition

Cholesterol, without it, we die.

Cholesterol is utilised by every cell of our bodies. We couldn't live without it, so why does it have such a bad reputation?
Health & Nutrition

Kombucha, “the tea of immortality.”

Kombucha isn’t a miracle cure, but what it does do, with its special combination of bacteria and yeast, acids and enzymes, is help restore balance to the body so that it has a better chance of healing itself naturally.
Health & Nutrition

The frightening world of food labels

In a world of convenience and instant gratification - the quickest way to fill the belly wins. And manufacturers are finding cheaper, easier ways to keep up with the demand. This is the frightening world of food labels
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Can ethics and beliefs skew data? Two cardiologists battle it out

This is a debate of two Cardiologists, Dr. Aseem Malhotra and Dr. Joel Kahn, who both believe in the merits of a Mediterranean diet, but for two different reasons.
Health & Nutrition

An intricate look at what happens in the body when you cheat while Banting

You're only cheating yourself when you cheat on your Banting lifestyle. Here are 10 things that happen when you cheat.
Certified Banting Coaches

Real People giving real qualified advice, like Gerda Bruwer.

At Real Meal Revolution we believe that the people who provide the best help and advice are those who have been there themselves, that’s why we are excited to have Gerda Bruwer, a qualified Eating Psychology & Nutrition Coach, as one of our Certified Banting Coaches (CBCs)
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The Real Truth About Nutrition

In 2015 the world's top LCHF experts descended on Cape Town for a monumental convention and now it is available to you at a $20 discount
Health & Nutrition

Could Turmeric put Big Pharma out of business?

Instead of running straight to medication to solve all of our problems, we can turn to food and try and prevent the need for these drugs in the first place. Mother Nature has equipped us with some remarkable healing foods, and one of these is turmeric.
Health & Nutrition

How Banting and fermented foods saved my life

Karen's is a 50-year long journey back to health. This is Karen's story of how Banting, fermented foods, and the guidance of a wellness coach saved her life
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"How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat"

"How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat" reads the headline in The New York Times. As you can imagine this caused a bit of a stir, but most of us Banters just sat there nodding our heads and silently saying to ourselves (or possibly shouting it from the rooftops), “I told you so! It was only a matter of time until the truth came out.”
Health & Nutrition

Your Gallbladder: To remove or not to remove. That is the question.

Two of the most common questions we get are, "Can I Bant without a gallbladder?" and "Does Banting cause gallstones?" We've taken a closer look into this "humble" part of the anatomy
Certified Banting Coaches

Changing lives, 180 Banting support groups at a time

Support groups have been proven to be most effective for weight loss. As part of our aim to change 100 million lives by 2025, we have trained 180 Certified Banting Coaches, to help us, and you can become one too.
Health & Nutrition

Peanut: more pea or nut?

Are peanuts classified as a pea or a nut and can you include them as part of your Banting diet?
Certified Banting Coaches

Join a Real Group for Real Success

If you are looking to change your life for the better, through Banting, but are struggling with your health aspirations, a Real Group is the perfect place for you.
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Banting is now being used in Australia to reverse diabetes

The need to reverse this disease is now a matter of urgency and if it can be done with changing what a person eats, instead of giving him/her medication, then that would be a revelation. We already know that this is possible, by following a Banting lifestyle, but now the whole of Australia knows it too.
Health & Nutrition News

A new era of Banting is upon us

Banting 2.0 is our new phased approach to health and weight loss and is a culmination of everything we have learnt since The Real Meal Revolution was first published in 2013.
Health & Nutrition News

How healthy is apple cider vinegar, really?

Not only is apple cider vinegar a tasty condiment, it has surprising health benefits too
Health & Nutrition News

Protein Power

Every cell of our bodies requires protein, but we don’t actually need to eat as much protein as you would think.
Health & Nutrition

One year of Banting, 40kgs lost, but a new lease on life gained

In a year of Banting, Karen has lost 40kgs, she is within the weight range for her height, and for the first time in her life has been able to maintain her weight with little effort
Certified Banting Coaches

As A Published Nutritionist And Banting Believer, Sarah Flower’s Passion Is Her Profession

Sarah is well renowned nutritionist who has been published in publications like the Daily Mail. She has always been fascinated by the LCHF lifestyle and is amazed by the incredible transformation it has brought to her life.
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Your intermittent fasting questions answered

The most common Intermittent Fasting questions answered
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Science shows diet groups trump individual care

The results of a recent study in Canada indicates that lifestyle, in particular, an LCHF diet, is most effective in treating obesity and diabetes, especially when done in a group environment.
Health & Nutrition

A year of Banting and a combined weight loss of 85kgs

In a year Nina and Rowan have lost a combined total of 85kgs on their Banting journeys
Certified Banting Coaches

James Knott Believes That A Healthy Lifestyle Is About Addressing The Causes, Not The Symptoms

James has travelled the world and came to the conclusion that a better lifestyle should stem from attacking the cause of problems, not the symptoms. This view is very much in line with the Banting lifestyle.
News

Banting Athlete to Swim from New York to London

Michael Ventre intends to be the first person to swim from New York to London and is doing it while Banting
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Life of Brian: A Banting Success

Four years and 73 kg later, Brian is a beaming, healthy man who enjoys sports like hiking and horse riding. “I feel like I’ve been given a second chance,” he tells the team, “and that’s absolutely linked to Banting. It saved my life.”
Health & Nutrition

Healing Your Food Addiction

When we allow ourselves a sugary snack or a high-carb treat, is it to satiate our hunger and stock up on nutrients? In our experience, it isn’t. Instead, we indulge in these foods to make us feel better emotionally – a symptom of compulsive eating or sugar addiction.

Certified Banting Coaches

Monique Watkins Incredible Banting Journey Helped Her Feel Better After Surgery

Monique’s journey began when an unexpected surgery resulted in complications that meant she could no longer keep up her active lifestyle. As like with many of us, Monique turned to carbs for comfort, and this resulted in her gaining weight and her cholesterol also began to worsen.
Certified Banting Coaches

Sam Bell started Banting after having life threatening health problems and has never looked back!

Sam Bell used to live a healthy lifestyle until her “12 hour work days” got in the way. Sam, like many of us, no longer "had the time" for regular exercise and healthy eating and her health subsequently suffered as she developed sever Bronchitis and ended up on a ventilator.
Certified Banting Coaches

Banting Gives David Daffey The Energy To Swim, Cycle And Run 226kms In A Day!

David Daffey is a fitness fanatic who found that even though he lived an active lifestyle, he still suffered from weight problems. David loves food and Banting helps him to get the delicious food he wants and the energy he needs.
Certified Banting Coaches

Jim And Paul Are Successful Banters Who Have Joined Forces To Offer Banters The Best

Jim and Paul have lost around 40kgs and 25kgs respectively, and Banting has given them both a new lease on life! They too want fellow Banters to feel this revived in their new lifestyle.
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Samantha Pyper knows that Banting “is not a diet it’s a lifestyle”

Samantha had almost lost hope on losing weight when she decided to give Banting a try. It completely changed how she saw weight loss. She was able to eat delicious food and lose an amazing 15kgs.
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Banting is helping to save Duke Coulbanis’s life.

Doctors told Duke that he had to change his lifestyle because he was at risk of having a heart attack before the age of 45. This reality turned Duke onto Banting, and he has, so far, been able to lose weight and he aims to lose more.
Certified Banting Coaches

Staci Katsivalis is a Fitness All Rounder and Avid Banting Believer

As a long distance runner and yoga enthusiast, Staci knows how demanding her active life can be on her body. She believes that Banting is a great way to get the nutrition she needs to sustain her energy levels throughout her busy days.
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Great news for LCHF: first and second place riders of the Tour de France are low-carb advocates!

This year’s Tour de France was brilliant for the low-carb world. Chris Froome, winner, and Romain Bardet, second place, are both low-carb advocates!
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Chris Froome won his third Tour de France title in four years, on a low-carb, higher-protein diet

Not only has Chris lost an impressive 10kgs since following a low-carb, higher-protein diet, but his weight loss has allowed his race performance to increase to such an extent that he has had three Tour de France wins in four years!
Certified Banting Coaches

Jonathon Lee Ching, proud member of the RMR team, lost 20kgs Banting the good Bant

Jonathon is not only an incredibly successful Banter, having lost 20kgs, but he is also a proud member of the Real Meal Revolution(RMR) Team. However, Jonathon’s passion for Banting extends beyond his outstanding personal achievement and even beyond his office desk here at RMR.
Health & Nutrition

From 282kgs to Ironman

When AJ started Banting he weighed 282kgs, since then he has lost a staggering 137kgs and has run two half marathons, with his big dream to do the Ironman next year
Certified Banting Coaches

Banting helped Claudette Leahy lose enough weight to fall pregnant

Claudette Leahy and her husband were struggling to have a baby when she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Banting helped her lose enough weight to fall pregnant and to get into the right headspace to eventually keep it off
Certified Banting Coaches

My experience as a Banter during the Islamic month of Ramadan and the celebration of Eid

Lauren Aaliyah Kolia is a Certified Banting Coach, and this is her personal experience as a Banter over Ramadan and Eid.
Certified Banting Coaches

A shining testimonial for Certified Banting Coach, Andre Obradovic

Andre not only lives and breathes what he does. He is also one of the most passionate people you'll meet. Here's some high praise from one of Andre's clients, Todd Berry. Andre has helped him lose weight and vastly improve his health, mood, reduce his need for insulin and has helped him train for the New York marathon. Imagine what Andre could do for you?
Certified Banting Coaches

Marlinda Rudolph used Banting to stop the yo-yoing of her weight and emotions!

Many of us can relate to feeling like the ups and downs of our weight only lead to further ups and downs of our emotions. Marlinda knew this feeling all too well, until she started Banting. She wants to help others, just like you, to once again feel as though you have power over your body, mind, and soul.
Certified Banting Coaches

Chase Webber is a Naturopathic Doctor and firm Banting Believer!

In Chase’s professional life, Banting always fascinated him, so he decided to try it in his personal life. He began Banting as a health choice more than a weight loss one and has seen vast improvements to his health, and has lost 12kgs along the way!
Certified Banting Coaches

Jacques Brun is a Certified Banting Coach (CBC) who inspired a Banting Movement in Sierra Leone

Jacques Brun's life changed when he heard about Banting and the benefits it could bring to one's life. Jacques was so sold on Banting that he decided to leave his corporate job and attempt to change the world with Banting! He has since helped to create a movement towards the LCHF lifestyle in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.
Certified Banting Coaches

Even after losing 26kgs, Ansie Eybers believes "Banting means health, with weight loss as a bonus"

Ansie has lost 26kgs Banting, and she only has one very simple regret; she wishes she started Banting sooner! As a teenager Ansie was advised to follow an LCHF meal plan to help her with her low blood sugar, however she disregarded this advice. Read on to see how Banting changed her life
Certified Banting Coaches

Anne-Marie Pienaar Braved a Bathing Suit Because of Banting

Anne-Marie is a passionate Banter, whose life changed when she was confronted with the daunting idea of wearing a bathing suit in public. This idea is enough to make anyone want to get back into shape, but let's face it, it's difficult to start and even more difficult to do alone! By joining one of Anne-Marie's Real Groups, you won't have to!
Certified Banting Coaches

Madeleine Henderson improved her cholesterol and dropped 2 dress sizes while Banting!

Madeleine Henderson is a retired nurse, who as a Banter; has improved her cholesterol, lost over 16kgs and dropped two dress sizes!
Certified Banting Coaches

Andre Visagie Has Lost 36kgs Because Banting Helped Him To Discover His Insulin Resistance

Andre Visagie's life long weight struggles were explained by this discovery. He wants to help people just like you to discover the underlying reasons behind your own weight struggles!
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Luca’s Banting Metamorphosis

Banting has given Luca and his family "a new lease on life". Luca has lost an incredible 16 kgs and has a renewed energy and zest for life. Read on, to find out more about this amazing transformation.
Certified Banting Coaches

Banting has helped Nina Johnson to manage her type 1 diabetes

Nina Johnson thought that a low GI lifestyle was the healthiest option to manage her diabetes, that was until she realised just how much Banting could do for her! Banting has helped Nina lose 6kgs and to reduce her short act insulin by two-thirds.
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Change Your Life, Change the World

By joining a Real Group to change your life, you are helping us change the world
Certified Banting Coaches

Andre Obradovic is Changing the World One Banter at a Time

Andre Obradovic is using his influence as a CBC to be the change he wants to see in the world. He is donating 50% of his membership fees towards the Noakes Foundation for continuing research into obesity and diabetes.By simply joining one of Andre's Real Groups you too can be part of this change!
Certified Banting Coaches

Banting Has Helped Theo Truter Further His Aviation Career

As a pilot in training, Theo needed to pass a series of medicals. Banting helped him to do just that. Theo has lost an astonishing 25kgs and he and his wife love their new Banting lifestyle
Certified Banting Coaches

Banting led to Gillian Geldenhuys feeling like her life had only truly just begun.

Gillian had not realized the adverse effects sugar and carbs were having on her life. They comprised her health as she suffered from blood sugar problems and IBS. Banting helped Gillian to improve this health as well as get to a better place mentally and emotionally with her body image.
Certified Banting Coaches

Suzanne Martin knows that Banting is the best way to lose weight and keep it off!

Through Banting, Suzanne realised how strong her sugar addiction had been and how high in carbs and sugar her gluten-free diet, to treat her rheumatoid arthritis, actually was.
Certified Banting Coaches

Mike is a keen mountain biker who has seen significant improvements, due to Banting

For Mike becoming a CBC was born from that amazing feeling he gets every time someone compliments his renewed health.He has lost over 15kgs since his Banting journey began.
Certified Banting Coaches

Banting liberated Lauren when she realised that there was a scientific reason for being overweight

Lauren struggled with her fluctuating weight problems for many years; Banting helped her identify that these problems were because of her insulin resistance. This in turn helped her regain control of her weight, and her life!
Certified Banting Coaches

Banting gave Coreen Walstra renewed energy to start ticking things off her bucket list again!

Coreen’s new zest for life stems not only from increased energy and fitness, but weight loss and improved health as well, all of which she is attributes to Banting.
Certified Banting Coaches

Hanli Van Tonder is a triathlete who believes Banting betters her performance!

As a triathlete, Hanli has received conflicting information on the best nutrition for better performance. Banting has not only increased her energy levels, but has corrected her underactive thyroid too.
Certified Banting Coaches

“Becoming a Certified Banting Coach Changed My Life.”

Jonathan’s incredible weight loss is matched only by his passion for the Banting lifestyle. Read on to find out more about Jonathan's incredible transformation and how this led him to become a proud member of the Cape Town Real Meal Revolution team.
Certified Banting Coaches

Due to Banting Annemarie now only needs a third of the insulin to manage her diabetes!

Annemarie has struggled with her weight and for many years, but with Banting she has lost 24kgs and now only uses 1/3 of the insulin she was originally, to mange her Diabetes
Certified Banting Coaches

Gerda Bruwer is a qualified Eating Psychology & Nutrition Coach, and a Certified Banting Coach

As a Certified Banting Coach, Gerda believes in taking a holistic approach to her coaching; in achieving both physical and mental Banting wellness. She wants to help fellow Banters heal their minds so that they can trust their own bodies again.
Certified Banting Coaches

Sieska Shelwell has lost 18kgs and she wants to help you on your Banting journey

Sieska knows how valuable support is. She wants to provide this support personally by always being on hand via phone, Skype, group or email. She also wants to encourage this level of support and interaction amongst members
Certified Banting Coaches

Graham Donet is Real Meal Revolution Trained Certified Banting Coach

Graham is a trained Chef, but has struggled with his weight for many years. Banting has helped to improve the overall quality of his life, and he wants to help you improve the quality of yours!
Certified Banting Coaches

Banting has done for Amanda what doctors could not do

Amanda says that Banting has given her her life back and that nothing speaks louder than before and after medical test results. The message she wants to share with her Real Group is that with the right knowledge and empowerment you can live exactly the life you desire.
Certified Banting Coaches

Banting saved Adrienne’s entire family’s life

Banting saved Adrienne’s entire family’s life. And now she's on a mission to help others.
Certified Banting Coaches

There is a Banting Doctor in the house!

At Real Meal Revolution we want to make your Banting Journey easier, by offering you the support and training of passionate Banters like Dr. Vosloo.
Certified Banting Coaches

Malcolm Coombes is a Real Meal Revolution trained Certified Banting Coach

Malcolm Coombes is a Certified Banting Coach, who wants to help Real Meal Revolution change the world, by helping you to change your life. CBCs like Malcolm are trained to help Banters, just like you, along your journeys so that you never have to Bant alone again.
Certified Banting Coaches

Chad Rowe is a Real Meal Revolution trained Certified Banting Coach (CBC)

Chad Rowe is a Real Meal Revolution trained Certified Banting Coach (CBC) who wants to help you change your life!
Certified Banting Coaches

Catherine Elgie Peters is a Real Meal Revolution trained Certified Banting Coach (CBC)

Catherine Elgie Peters is a Real Meal Revolution, Certified Banting Coach (CBC)
Certified Banting Coaches

Faieza Sanders is a Real Meal Revolution trained Certified Banting Coach

Faieza Sanders is a Certified Banting Coach who wants to help Real Meal Revolution change the world, by helping you to change your life.
Certified Banting Coaches

Gary Le Sueur is a Real Meal Revolution trained Certified Banting Coach

Gary Le Sueur is a Certified Banting Coach, who wants to help Real Meal Revolution change the world, by helping you to change your life.
Certified Banting Coaches

Skip Franzsen is a Real Meal Revolution trained Certified Banting Coach

Skip Franzsen is a Certified Banting Coach, who has changed his life through Banting, and he wants to help you to change yours
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Banting belongs to the people.

Real Meal Revolution has made it pretty clear that we want people to educate themselves about what they eat and what they shouldn’t. We encourage people to look at the labels and question everything they are told.
Health & Nutrition

Petro’s Banting Journey

My name is Petro Cloete, and I am in the legal profession. I turned 66 in November 2015, and I have struggled with my weight for as long as I can remember. This weight struggle stems from my childhood, I think, as I felt deprived of emotional support and my family went through financial hardship.
Health & Nutrition

How is a child’s concentration affected by the Banting diet?

It is becoming apparent as more research surfaces and more anecdotal evidence arises that there is indeed a massive correlation between a child’s diet and his or her ability to concentrate.
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Take the plunge

You see people on social media achieving greatness every day. You are in awe of these people. Why can't you become one of them? You can! You are the only one standing in the way of your success
Health & Nutrition

The lists keep changing, but do they?

“That’s not Banting.” “Is that Banting?” These phrases are littered all over the place. Facebook and Twitter are alive with low-carb vigilantes fighting the good fight, debating the Bantingness of products and ingredients.
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Anya’s Banting Story

Anya is 58 years old and has been struggling with liver problems since 2007. "Liver is a really terrible story, and it seems that they do not know how to diagnose it correctly, especially when there are viruses involved," she says. But since Banting she won't be looking back - her liver is almost cured and she will never eat any other way.
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Challenge your beliefs

A belief is a thought that you have made real over time. This belief can have such a deep effect on your life, without it actually being a real truth. A perceived truth has the ability to shape your whole life. It's time to challenge your beliefs and shape a new reality.
Health & Nutrition

Prof Noakes: A career characterised by challenging beliefs. A summary of the trial.

Takeaway points from Prof Noakes' trial (8 - 16 February 2016)
Health & Nutrition

Prof Noakes: A career characterised by challenging beliefs

An in depth look at the nutrition trial of the century (8 – 16 February 2016) Prof Noakes gets his say.
Health & Nutrition

Karen's Amazing Banting Journey

I truly believe that Banting has saved my life! Here’s my story.
Health & Nutrition

"I'm raising a superhero"

My son asked me why he should eat this way, and I said that we’re on a mission to turn him into a little superhero, and he replied, "Let’s do it!"
Health & Nutrition

10 reasons why kids should learn to pack a healthy lunch

It’s important for kids to start learning about food from as young an age as possible. The sooner they experiment, play with food and explore their taste buds, the sooner they can start to develop a healthy relationship with food. (Always remember to provide child-safe utensils and to supervise the proceedings.)
28 day I'm Possible Challenge

Transforming mindless binging into mindful eating

The opposite of mindful eating is mindless eating. When we get into the habit of mindless eating we block out the reasons why we eat and what we're putting into our mouths.
Health & Nutrition

Banting has blessed us with two bundles of joy

I cannot pinpoint only one thing in my journey that led to my pregnancy, but I am convinced that a pro-Banting gynaecologist, Banting, and correct treatment all played a huge part in producing our family additions.
28 day I'm Possible Challenge

Choose to be more self-loving

Self-love is a constant process. It should be practiced daily, but it can take a lifetime to master. So, be gentle on yourself and supportive of your own journey, especially through the hard times.
28 day I'm Possible Challenge

Seven Steps to Self-Awareness

Being self-aware, aware-of-self, is probably the most important thing you can do as an individual. To know yourself is the only way you will understand who you are, what you want to achieve from life and to see a clear path to get where you want to go.
28 day I'm Possible Challenge

7 tips to break bad eating habits

This is the next step to a healthier, happier you in the "I'm Possible" Challenge
28 day I'm Possible Challenge

Set the goals for your best year yet

It's the start of a new year and most people have kicked off 2016 with some form of New Year’s resolution. These resolutions often fall by the wayside after a few weeks and for most of us it's a quick slide back into old habits.
28 day I'm Possible Challenge

28 day "I’m possible" challenge

By now, hopefully you’ve realised that Banting is more than weight loss. That is just a bonus. It is a lifestyle. A quality of life change. This involves health improvement, self-improvement, confidence and believing not that it is impossible, but rather I’m possible. You can achieve anything you set your mind to – so what will you achieve in these next 28 days?
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Week 11: I Made It

Eleven weeks ago when I decided to write a practical blog post on goal setting, I had no intention of throwing myself into the deep end. While I was writing the post, I was trying to imagine something that would give the article some integrity and I realised I hadn’t pushed myself for some time
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Nina and Rowan’s Banting Journey

My husband (aged 40) and I have both been obese for many, many years.” Says 42 year old Nina Rennie. “No diet has ever worked for us and we were both at the stage where we did not care anymore. I adopted an “I am going to die fat” attitude. End of story.
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Banting Christmas Lunch

‘Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la… ‘tis also the season where we tend to overindulge and pack on the unnecessary kilos. That’s why this year we’re singing, “Deck the halls with bowls of cauli” and doing Christmas, Banting-style. To avoid rolling your way into the New Year, we’ve got a special Banting Christmas menu for you that even Santa will be envious of.
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Stick to your healthy habits and sail through the silly season

All too often excess weight is gained over the holidays, which can take months to lose. Focus on the good habits you have formed this year and follow our handy tips to get through the festivities, without too much extra baggage.
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Michelle’s Banting success story

Michelle Mokhuane took part in the Ocean View pilot project earlier this year and this is her remarkable success story.
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Week 10: What does healthy look like?

I’m two weeks away from my final ‘Six-Pack’ post and I think I’m on track. I’m looking forward to seeing what I look like when I’m ripped.
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Yes, you can stick to your New Year’s resolution!

It is estimated that only 8% of people achieve their New Year’s resolutions. Statistics show that these New Year’s resolutions are doomed to fail: losing weight, getting fitter and eating healthily.
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Open Letter to Prof Noakes by Nico Kleynhans

My Dear Prof Noakes, Although we have met fleetingly on several occasions, I have never been able to speak from my heart. Here is a very public acknowledgement of what your vision means to me. Banting has saved my life.
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How Banting has changed my son’s life

Gillian Lang told us that a year ago her son Jaime, then 12 years old, was showing signs that concerned her.
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Superkos vir Superkinders

Great news, just in time for Christmas! Raising Superheroes is available in Afrikaans.
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Our healthy Banting baby and our positive lifestyle change

Lynette Barkhuizen did the Real Meal Revolution online Banting Program in May 2015 and it turned her whole family around, for the better.
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Summary of Prof Noakes’ “Baby Banting” Trial

Claire Strydom, former president of the Association of Dietetics in South Africa (ASDA), lodged a complaint against Prof Noakes for a tweet he made in February 2014, in which he said that low carb high fat foods were good first foods for babies.
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Week 9: Cravings, Fasting and Winning

Last week I got hit with the realisation that I only had four weeks left to achieve my goal of having a six pack by 21 December 2015. My shape hadn’t budged for three weeks as a result of a string of injuries and some nasty food poisoning I encountered.
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Banting has its very own Christmas Song

Banting has its very own Christmas Song Last week it was Boy George loving the cauli-mash, this week we have a brilliant Christmas song written about us! Banter Clause is the new craze this Christmas – no more cookies for Santa, he wants nuts and milk.
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Bow Down Mister! The Karma Chameleon of Pop, Boy George, is a huge fan of cauli-mash

Bow Down Mister! The Karma Chameleon of Pop, Boy George, is a huge fan of cauli-mash and thinks the Real Meal Revolution is the perfect replacement gift to a birthday dessert.
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Thirst-quenching Banting drinks for summer

Summer Drinks
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Prof Noakes Defends "Baby Banting" In Court

This week the Prof Tim Noakes’ trial dubbed the “Nutrition Trial of the Century” started again on Monday 23 November.
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Week 8: Confident, but not milking it.

I have four weeks left of my six pack challenge. If you’ve been following, you will know I bet three months of RMR’s revenue on me having a six pack by 21 December 2015. It might seem stupid but I made the bet to illustrate to readers how easy it can be to stick to a goal if you make the stakes high enough. If you want to get up to date on what has happened since then, have a look back at weeks one, two, three, four, five & six and seven.
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Happy Birthday 2 Banting

The Real Meal Revolution turns two today! To date RMR has sold in excess of 250 000 copies, it has become the biggest selling eBook in South African history and it was Nielsen’s choice as South African Booksellers book of the year in 2014.
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Mariam's Banting Story

In 2013 Mariam started dieting. She lost 22kgs in a year, but struggled to keep it off. It took six weeks to lose 100g, but she persevered, at the same time, unfortunately her health began to suffer - she had severe endometriosis and fibromyalgia.
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Week 7: The Back Injury

Do you ever get the feeling that the harder you try the more often you fail? I have that feeling.
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My 10 week Banting transformation

"If you're having health issues and you want to get well and you've tried a lot of diets without any success then it is time to stop dieting and rather adopt a new lifestyle called Banting. This is not a diet and should not be looked at as a diet. It is a lifestyle and like everything in life once you adapt to it you don't want to go back."
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Diabetes, the bitter facts

According to Prof Tim Noakes, the Western Cape has the highest death rate of diabetes in South Africa. Lack of access to insulin, poor diabetic education and incorrect diet are all factors in this deadly statistic.
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Week 5 & 6: The Double Header

Last week I was swept off to Joburg for a book tour so I didn’t make time to blog about my previous week of training. Here is a brief overview of the week before last.
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Eggcellent Eggs

Eggs are brain food! Being the richest source of choline, they help build cell membranes and play a role in producing signalling molecules in the brain. So, don’t be afraid to eat them daily.
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All Blacks win Rugby World Cup while eating a low sugar, healthy fat diet

All Blacks win Rugby World Cup while eating a low sugar, healthy fat diet
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Is Resistant Starch Beneficial On The Banting Diet?

Resistant starch is the starch that passes through the digestive system, without being absorbed or digested by the body, and lands up in the colon where it gets utilised as a prebiotic by the good bacteria already there.
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Reflections of my first Banting anniversary – 365 days and 40kg down

The Banting Meal Tracker is my very best friend and has been hugely educational and life changing. The foods I eat today are HUGELY different from anything I have eaten in the past. Rarely having hunger, I decide when I eat, what I eat, and how much. The weight consistently comes off without discomfort. It is like I am designed to eat this way.
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Week 4: Can goals make you depressed?

Whenever I set a goal for myself that requires me to change, I inevitably reach a point where I find myself negotiating with myself.
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Week 3: How I feel

My life before that blog post was chilled. I played a casual game of squash every Sunday and I enjoyed a Sunday night pizza. I’ve gone from sleeping till 7:30 sometimes to waking up at 6am religiously and getting into gym by 7am in time for a ruthless assault on myself in the form of intense exercise.
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Week 2 of Jonno's summer six-pack challenge

After writing my last blog post and conjuring up that ridiculous bet, I realised that I needed to get into shape or Real Meal Revolution will go into liquidation. If I pay back all the people, who sign up for the program for three months, it will sink us. The Noakes Foundation will lose its primary funder, the people on the online program will lose their support, and our small team will have to find jobs. I will also look like a complete idiot to the larger public.
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The Perfect Poo

Let's be honest, this is an awkward chat to have; it's uncomfortable to think about, and even more uncomfortable to talk about (the only time it is comfortable is when you drop it like it's hot into the porcelain). But, the make-up of your stool is very important, so while you accuse us of talking "crap", this is the one time we're happy to do so.
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Carb Counting on the Banting diet

A lot of research has been done on the, previously, unassuming carbohydrate. But, what are they exactly, what do they do in the body, are they even important and how do you count them?
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Week 1: Chiseling Your Goal In Stone

I have set a lot of goals in my life. I have failed, a lot, at achieving some and have succeeded at achieving others. What I have learned from my experiences is that the likelihood of achieving a goal depends 100% on the way I set it. Every goal I set must have three elements. They don't necessarily guarantee success but, if I omit them, I am guaranteed to fail.
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The link between Cancer, Insulin Resistance and a Ketogenic Diet

Research done by Dr Dominic D’Agostino, Dr Thomas Seyfried and Dr Gary Fettke has revealed that cancer is predominantly a metabolic disease and not a genetic one as previously thought.
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Story of Survival

“I am a Survivor and Banting definitely changed my life! So although the road ahead is long, I can do this with BANTING and the right meds – without the right foods we will just continue to kill ourselves” says Vanessa.
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Turning Point: Natural Unprocessed Fats are Healthy and Integral to a Healthy Society

On Monday 28 September 2015, Prof Noakes wrote an open letter to the Cape Times, in response to an article written by Professor Lionel Opie, which highlighted the fact that Prof Noakes’ concepts are vindicated by a 2014 study. In his open letter, Prof Noakes makes mention of the fact that further vindication comes from an unlikely source, The Swiss Bank, Credit Suisse, which published an 84 page report titled “Fat: The New Health Paradigm”.
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Bant like an Angel

Even the Victoria’s Secret Angels are following a low-carb high-fat diet, under direction of Dr Passler. “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels”, Kate Moss had a point with this statement, as we know now that obesity is responsible for a number of illnesses, such as Diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. A healthy body starts with a healthy attitude. The first step to the runway and a new you is self-worth.
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Actress Euodia Samson shares her Banting story

Local actress and TV personality Euodia Samson has graced our screens in some of South Africa’s most loved television series such as SOS, Big Okes, Madam & Eve, Backstage and Newshounds to name but a few. With a career spanning both television and theatre productions Euodia is used to being in the public eye, now however the public interest in this local actress has shifted focus to the work she’s being doing in local communities such as Ocean View, taking the Banting diet to the poorer regions of the Western Cape.
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How to Braai like a Banting Beaut

Like biltong, bunny chow, and walkie-talkies, the braai has become synonymous with South Africa, and for good reason! According to scientist Dr Bob Brain, who has been lead excavationist at the Swartkrans Cave site, at the Cradle of Humankind, for the past 30 years - some of the oldest signs of controlled fire in the world have been discovered right here and date back about one million years.
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Banting for Greatness

Nelson Mandela once said, “Once a person is determined to help themselves there is nothing that can stop them.” These words ring so true for so many of our Banters that as ordinary people have gone on to achieve extraordinary things. Recently we shared Brian Berkman’s incredible Banting testimonial with you, and daily we continue to receive testimonials that inspire us to do great things. One of these extraordinary testimonials is that of AJ van der Walt, who for all intents and purposes is one of Bantings greatest testimonials.
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Crouch, touch, pause and engage Banting!

Rugby fever is upon us – whether you are a supporter, a professional rugby player or simply like to play a friendly game of touch rugby with mates, your diet can have an impact on your performance, one way or another. Our ability to exercise, breathe, think and perform ordinary tasks such as lifting a knife and fork or tying shoe laces relies on the ability of the body to use energy from ingested food.
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Banting and Gut Health - What's The Real Story?

Did you know that your digestive system makes up 70% of the body's entire immune system? Your gut is actually known as the second brain and contains more neurotransmitters than the brain itself! Brain fog, mood swings, headaches and poor memory could all be indicators of an unhappy gut. Because the gut plays such a huge role in a healthy body, it is important to not only restrict carbs while Banting, but to also restore the ecology of the digestive tract.
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Top 10 Banting foods for sexual vitality

The health effects of Banting are boundless, and sexual health is no exception. The following foods have been cited by various health experts to boost libido and restore sexual vitality.
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What should a super mom eat in each trimester of pregnancy?

What should a super mom eat in each trimester of pregnancy?
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10 Nutrients Supermums and Superheroes Can’t Live Without

Below is a list from our new book, of the top ten nutrients mothers and children need to stay on top of whatever game it is they play.
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Top 10 Banting Superfoods to Help Fight Colds and Flu

Top 10 Banting Superfoods to Help Fight Colds and Flu
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Spiderman or Sugarman

How do we tell our kids that bright coloured sweets and fizzy drinks are more dangerous than they look? Education is key, but don’t underestimate the effects of endorsement.
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Banting's sleep and mood enhancing benefits

Paediatric and adult psychiatrist and speaker at the low carb health summit earlier this year, Dr Ann Childers, is a firm believer that a low carb, high fat (LCHF) lifestyle can enhance mood and sleep.
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Project Ground Zero – Building a healthy nation from the ground up

In the hopes of one day revolutionising the eating habits of working class South Africans, The Noakes Foundation decided to start at “ground zero” by researching the effects of a new LCHF diet on 40 women living in Ocean View.
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The Full Monty

We have a small, passionate team at RMR. We love real food and we love being part of the changes that people make in their lives. For our team, changing lives has given new meaning to the phrase ‘just another day at the office’. But we don’t actually get to meet our Banting heroes very often. In fact, it is only at talks and launches that we really get to engage with the people whose lives we’ve changed.
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The sugar debate: Is “sin tax” the answer?

The international obesity and diabetes crisis is no secret, and the British Medical Association has come up with a potential combatant that would hit consumers the hardest – a 20% tax on sugary drinks. But could this “sin tax” really be the answer? Opinions vary, and the issue is becoming increasingly sticky as politicians, economists, physicians and drink manufacturers join in the debate.
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New Year, New Me – Banting Success Stories from our latest Beginner Banting Course Participants

We understand only too well that some of you may be feeling like you lack the inspiration you need to get started, that you don’t know where to begin, or that you have hit a plateau and are ready to give up, throw in the towel and march yourself over the bread and cookie aisle…but before you do, why not pat yourself on the back for coming as far as you already have, grab some bacon and cheese and find out more about how some of your fellow Banters have stuck to their Banting guns.
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Cruising through Banting

Recently, Emily attended the 8th Annual Low-Carb Cruise - an annual trip that brings the low-carb community together on a cruise ship (yes, you read that correctly) to learn and share through seminars presented by 20 speakers. This year there were almost 200 attendees of the LCHF Cruise and Emily was one of the speakers to share their experience with Low-Carb and Ketogenic lifestyles.
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Highly anticipated Low-Carb High-Fat Convention now available online

In February 2015, some of the world’s most distinguished health experts gathered in Cape Town to share and discuss the staggering evidence for the health benefits of a LCHF lifestyle. Now, more than 24 hours of video lectures recorded at the conference have been made available to the public.
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Ketosis - key to human babies’ big brains?

Prof Noakes is on trial for ‘advising’ a mom to wean her baby onto low carb, high fat foods. Could babies’ innate ketosis – a state more often associated with low-carb, high-fat diets - be an arrow in Prof Noakes’ defence’s quiver?
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Running on fat – Banters take on the Comrades Marathon

Among the thousands of participants putting their minds and bodies to the test, two runners dared to add yet another level of uncertainty to the challenge – running the marathon on a low carbohydrate diet.
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Children and Nutrition - Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to questions you might have pertaining to children and nutrition.

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The Low-Carb High-Fat Infant War

Professor Timothy Noakes, emeritus professor, co-author of The Real Meal Revolution, founder of the The Noakes Foundation and scientist stands before the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) to defend his 2014 tweet advising a mother to wean her child onto low-carb high-fat (LCHF) foods.

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To Infinity and Beyond

Since The Real Meal Revolution launched in November 2013 one of the unanswered questions has remained: If everything we thought we knew about nutrition and obesity was wrong, then what do we feed our kids?
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10 Basket Basics for the Bargain Banter

Who said Banting was expensive? Here are 10 affordable Banting basics. These highly nutritious, low-carb high-fat beauties are simple to prepare and will make your journey to great health one of contentment and well-being.
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Real Meal Revolution is now Running on Fat alongside Donal O’Neill

Donal O’Neill is a fit and healthy ex-professional athlete. Donal's battle is against global government dietary guidelines that have been advocating low-fat, high-carbohydrate diets as the means for a healthy lifestyle since 1977.

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55 different names for sugar

As if removing sugar from your diet isn't tough enough, food manufacturers give sugar all sorts of crafty and 'sciency' names in an effort to disguise the toxic stuff. We've established a list of the 55 most common names for sugar.

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Banting vs The Heart and Stroke Foundation

Many people claim that Banting is not a sustainable option as it's far too expensive. Well, we've spent a bit of time crunching the numbers, and we think you're going to be surprised by the results.

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What’s Eating You? Food Addiction is Real!

Simply put, the term food addict refers to a person who has lost control over their eating behavior and is powerless to stop consuming certain foods despite the negative consequences it has on their health, well-being and relationships.

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Ignorance isn’t Bliss

The Banting lifestyle has become part of popular culture as people have come to realise its health benefits. As a result, an increasing number of restaurant and deli owners have added ‘Tim Noakes inspired’ dishes to their menus and ‘Banting’ friendly products are a dime-a-dozen.

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Count those Carbs. But don’t forget the Grains!

What we’ve found is that people incorrectly assume that red list food items need to be avoided, because they have a high carb count. While these lists are drafted with Banting in mind, the carb count is not the sole reason for classifying an ingredient as ‘red’, ‘orange’ or ‘green’.

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Artificial Sweeteners - Are we going Cold Turkey?

Sugars have slowly and steadily found their way into every corner of Western nutrition. They’re crammed into everything from cereals to sauces, yoghurts to fruit juices; they line our supermarket aisles disguised as biscuits or breads; they’ve even forced themselves into the so-called ‘health foods’.

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Cool Chilli Guide

Chillies are part of the nightshade family and come in a variety of shapes, colours and sizes. We love all chillies. Not only do they add a bit of zip to your cooking, but they have a whole range of associated health benefits. Check out our Cool Chilli Guide.

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Banting, Noakes & the 2015 Old Mutual Health Convention

There is no doubt that the Banting diet, which espouses low carb-high fat (LCHF) eating has caused quite a stir. Prof Noakes has been lambasted in the media, by his peers and by South African dieticians. He has been called irresponsible, unscientific and a charlatan for "inventing" a diet.

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Helpful Herb Guide

We love our herbs. We really do. They add fantastic depth of flavour. But have you ever wondered what herbs pair best with what food? Wonder no more. Our helpful herb guide will help you get the most out of your meals.

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Milking it too much?

There has been a great deal of debate whether dairy is worth keeping around. Some believe that consuming dairy is “unnatural”, as milk in their minds is meant for infants only (or calves in our case), and that cross-species lactation has no place in a human’s shopping cart – ever!

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A brief history of the Real Meal Revolution

In just over a year, the world has been changed - one meal at a time. View a visual history of the Real Meal Revolution from 2013 to 2014.

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Oils and Fats - which to avoid and which to use, not only for Banting, but for life.

There are so many wonderful and healthy fats that are beneficial to the body, so there is no reason to consume the unhealthy ones. This article will give you the low-down on which fat to avoid and which to consume.

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Alkaline, Acid & your Body

The body is SUPPOSED to be acidic. Our stomachs contain acid which is close to battery acid it's so acidic. If that were not so, we could not break down our food, absorb it properly, and would be horribly anaemic.

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What should my plate look like?

If the traditional food pyramid has been getting it wrong all these years and the proportions of a typical plate of food have been lopsided, just what exactly is a Real plate of food supposed to look like?

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The 10 Commandments of Beginner Banting

Eat enough animal fat. This is central to banting. Animal fat DOES NOT make you fat, and you need to eat it. Small amounts at a time make you feel full and stop you from overeating.

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The REAL Superfoods

Think you know what a superfood is and isn't? We've narrowed down a selection of The Real Superfoods, foods that are nutritious, delicious and inexpensive.

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Ketosis

Is it good for you? Is it bad for you? What’s it like? How do I ‘do’ ketosis? How do I know I’m in ketosis? The questions everyone wants the answers to. The first question is a lot easier to answer than the second two.

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Why some people don’t lose weight when banting

There is no doubt about it, banters lose weight more successfully and sustainably than anyone on any other diet. However, some people do struggle, and there are many reasons for this.

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Big Breakfast vs Big Dinner

Cooking breakfast is a mission – but then so is cooking dinner. What’s the deal? Do I have to do both or is one more important?

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The Cheat Day

Can a cheat day help me lose weight? I heard that if I plateau I can cheat on good carbs and it might put me back in the game? What should I eat when I cheat? How often should I cheat?

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The five worst (and five best) foods for you

Here is a list of the five worst and five best foods you can put into your mouth. This excludes alcohol and is in no particular order.

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Chef fail forces cook book to give away free recipe

As the title might suggest, the first print run of The Real Meal Revolution is missing one or two valuable bits of information. Then there is the case of those tortillas lurking on the back that have no reference to any recipe whatsoever.

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The Extraordinary Real Meal Revolution of Tim Noakes

Eating fat is good for you. That's the extraordinary claim by South African health and exercise guru Tim Noakes, who has snatched headlines with his controversial new diet plan.

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Nutty Professor Launches Controversial Cookbook

After three years of ‘Challenging Beliefs’ in the field of nutrition, controversial Cape Town sports and exercise scientist, Professor Tim Noakes has joined our team to produce a cookbook/diet book to help people stick to his diet.

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