Except from MSc (Med) Physiology Dissertation (UCT), by Tamzyn Murphy (RD) Safety concerns have been raised over low carbohydrate high fat (LCHF) diets’ relatively high protein content, for renal function . While protein intake on LCHF diets may be higher than on conventional diets, it seldom exceeds 30 % total daily energy intake (TDEI) […]
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BSc, BSc Med(Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics, RD
Entries by Tamzyn Murphy
We are excited to be launching our August 4-WEEK HEALTHY WEIGHT CHALLENGE: The Low Carb Way! An online support program for people wanting to lose weight, achieve a healthier lifestyle and combat metabolic disease. Prepare to reclaim your body and your health, as our Registered Real Food Dietitians, Bridget and Tamzyn, guide you every step of the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Tamzyn Murphy BSc Med(Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics, RD Unlike the typical low carb diet, Dukan is high in protein (starting at 40% of calories) and low in fat (20% of calories). It’s big on rules and the restrictive phases are incredibly strict – any indiscretion is seen as a major failure. The idea […]
By Tamzyn Murphy BSc Med(Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics, RD Eat right for your type, by naturopathic doctor Peter D’Adamo, was first published almost 20 years ago, but it’s more popular than ever. It advises people to eat certain foods and avoid others based on their blood type – O, A, B or AB. According to […]
By Tamzyn Murphy BSc Med(Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics, RD The Paleo diet, founded by researcher Loren Cordain (PhD), is based on what our caveman ancestors ate. It includes only the foods we’ve eaten for most of human history; which we’ve evolved to eat. Like Atkins, Paleo is a low carb, moderate protein, high fat […]
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 […]
Real Food Dietitian, Bridget Surtees, talks to Real Meal Radio about whether a lower carbohydrate higher fat diet affects children’s development and concentration.
At Real Food Dietitians, we believes in a whole-food, real food approach for everyone. In simple terms this mean -No refined carbohydrates, no packaged foods, and no added sugars. By eating this way, we will naturally be eating a lower carbohydrate and higher fat diet.
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