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Butter price and supply going rancid

Drought, global shortages and over-enthusiastic banting mean the commodity is in short supply

Controversial banting advocate Tim Noakes found not guilty

Professor Tim Noakes was charged with giving unconventional medical advice via Twitter.

The Snap, Crackle and Pop defence of Tim Noakes

Big Cereal is obviously concerned about their profits, so it’s little wonder they find the Banting diet unpalatable

No ruling from Tim Noakes hearing, matter adjourned until April 2017

The former president of the Association for Dietetics in South Africa, Claire Julsing-Strydom, had lodged a complaint against Noakes.

Caster Semenya’s body is being claimed by self-important armchair pundits

'Her body, seen as an anomaly, is no longer hers. It “belongs” to sports bodies, media houses and quick-on-the-draw armchair pundits ... '

SA is likely to introduce sugar tax this year. Is sugar bad for your health?

Some experts say sugar should be treated like drugs or alcohol. What does the science say?

[From our archives] Binge-beating Banting: Why Tim’s take is hard to stomach

Can the banting diet cure binge-eating disorder? Mia Malan follows one person's journey.

I was a Tim Noakes guinea pig

The sports scientist’s research team doesn’t shy away from pushing the body to its limits.

The best of a raw deal

In this overprocessed world with industrial ­agriculture doing violence to the planet, it makes sense that some have turned to a raw food diet.

Barking up a lot of weird trees in 2015

We caught up with some local celebrities and politicians to find out what they hope to achieve in the Year of the Goat.

The soaps, celebs and scandals that kept us enthralled in 2014

From body politics to black bodies in chains, from Beyoncé to Banting, these are the stories that sent the internet into overdrive this past year.

The Banting diet reimagined for politicians

Tim Noakes thinks Julius Malema is carbohydrate intolerant. Verashni Pillay can think of a number of other intolerances among our political elite.

Hartley: SA politics needs Noakes diet

Times Media editor and author Ray Hartley said SA politics needed more protein or meat, in the form of tough and substantial policy decision-making.

Noakes cult infests the Cape’s menus

"The Noakes narrative has all the elements needed for a quasi-religious story," writes Brent Meersman.

Noakes-like diets don’t work the way they say they do – study

Low carb, high fat diets don't work better than traditional balanced diets, according to a Stellenbosch University study.

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