But Professor Noakes was not always a low-carb supporter. For decades he used to be a major international proponent of high-carb diets, especially for athletes. Then he changed his mind, famously ripping out a segment of his own textbook on the subject.
So why did he support high carb earlier? And why did he change his mind completely? He told it all in his presentation at the LCHF Convention in Cape Town. Watch a part of the presentation above (transcript).
The full 27-minute presentation is available (with captions and transcript) with a free trial or membership: