On the 6th December 2012, Faculty of Health Sciences' Department of Medicine and the Chronic Disease Initiative in Africa presented a Centenary Academic debate with the following Topic:
"Cholesterol is not an important risk factor for heart disease and current dietary recommendations do more harm than good"
The proponent of the statement - Prof Tim Noakes
The opponent of the statement - Dr Jacques E Rossouw
View Presentation of Dr Jacques E Rossouw [PDF]
Watch the debate videos below:
Tim Noakes - UCT Faculty of Health Sciences Centenary Debate
Dr. Jacques E Rossouw - UCT Faculty of Health Sciences Centenary Debate