Day two of the
trial between The Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA) and Prof Tim Noakes saw Presiding officer of the professional conduct
committee, Joan Adams, order the HPCSA to provide written reasons as to why
they chose to institute a disciplinary inquiry against Noakes.
The council has
until Friday 16h00 to submit these details.
started last year and was only expected to run for a week, however due to
delays it was extended for a second time. It resumed yesterday on the 8th
of February in Cape Town. The HPCSA accused Noakes of unethical behaviour
because he advised a mom to wean her baby onto LCHF food on twitter.
The tweet read:
"Baby doesn't eat the dairy and cauliflower. Just very healthy high fat
breast milk. Key is to ween [sic] baby onto LCHF."
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Did Tim Noakes dispense advice via Twitter, or not?
News24: The Tweet is too short for it to be medical advice