Entries by Tamzyn Murphy Campbell

Preparing legumes to maximise nutrition and minimise adverse effects

By Tamzyn Murphy BSc Med(Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics, RD   Legumes (peas, beans, lentils and peanuts) contain pesky and destructive anti-nutrients, which bind to other nutrients in food, inhibiting their absorption. Anti-nutrients also irritate the gut-lining, causing stomach trouble and making the gut ‘leaky’ – allowing proteins and other-usually ‘banned’ components through the gut wall […]

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Registered dietitians, Bridget Surtees and Tamzyn Murphy, will guide you every step of the way using a whole-food, real food approach, which is naturally lower in carbohydrate and higher fat.   The 6 week program includes: Before and after individualised health and diet assessment Guided goal setting Weekly individualised meal plan and shopping list Weekly talk […]

Can kids ‘Bant’?

By Tamzyn Murphy BSc Med(Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics, RD   We await the verdict of Prof Tim Noakes’ HPCSA trial over a tweet in which he “advised” a mother to wean her child onto LCHF food. In the meantime let’s take a closer look at the evidence regarding Banting and kids…   Today’s children are […]

Best first food for baby: Meat vs cereal

By Tamzyn Murphy BSc Med(Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics, RD   South African personality, sports scientist and Emeritus UCT Professor Tim Noakes is making news headlines again as the second and last day of the closing arguments of his “Baby Banting” trial before the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) commences. The council is investigating […]

Diets that do and diets that don’t: Part 1 – The New Atkins Diet

By Tamzyn Murphy BSc Med(Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics, RD   People across the globe are getting fat and desperate – a profitable situation for those peddling fad diets. Obviously conventional nutritional wisdom has failed us – eating fewer calories (particularly less fat) and burning more by exercising doesn’t cut through the flab. It appears that […]