Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Don't believe these asthma myths Updated 20 October 2014 Banting? No dairy, says Noakes 0 Diets come and go like the winds. Atkins, South Beach, the Master Juice Cleanse and many more have all had their time in the sun. At the moment, Banting, especially the Tim Noakes variety, is firmly entrenched as the diet a la mode, though you wouldn't be mad for suggesting that this one might actually stick around.There are numerous reports, both anecdotal and newsworthy, of people dropping weight like crazy on the diet, particularly people who have struggled to shift it in the past. However, not everyone is finding it so superlative. Some people have cut out such wonders as pasta and beer only to find their weight barely budging an inch, if at all.The culprit, it seems, is dairy. Many people who have adopted the banting way have found solace in copious amounts of cheese, cream and butter. These people, it seems, are not losing much weight. Here's what Tim Noakes had to say. More in Newsletters Don't believe these asthma myths More: Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour?Daily Dose: Don't believe these asthma myths advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Sex US STIs hit all-time high in 2015 Medical Human right-handedness might go back almost 2 million years Mental health Troubled childhood may boost bipolar risk Diet and nutrition Our genes may soon advise our food and lifestyle choices Lifestyle Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Medical Don't believe these asthma myths From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.