It started with a tweet and a dietitian reported Tim Noakes for giving dangerous dietary advice on Twitter. Was the advice unconventional? Was there a patient-doctor relationship? The hearings went on for three years.
Professor Noakes is looking forward to the day when the HPCSA will call for an investigation of the evidence base on which dietitians are currently being trained and its effect on the obesity and diabetes epidemic that is crippling the health of this nation.