n South African Medical Journal - Noakes' low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet : call for evidence : correspondence

Volume 103, Issue 12
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



My 85-year-old father has been a life-long smoker, he remains fit and well and writes a blog about the pleasure he gets from smoking and the benefits in terms of weight loss. Another 127 85-year-old lifelong smokers have written to him saying they have also maintained a normal weight throughout their lives; they feel healthy and enjoy smoking. My father would like the to publish these letters as evidence of the health benefits of smoking.

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