Pierrette Mulumba

Pierrette Mulumba

cryotherapy | Longevity LIVE

It seems the best way to deal with aches and pains is by simply embracing the cold. Cryotherapy essentially means cold therapy where the body is subjected to the cold for several minutes. Brief History Applying something cold to an injury or an ache is common ancient practice, but the

cod | Longevity LIVE

Cod liver oil is a type of fish oil that’s often taken as a supplement. Cod liver oil is taken from the liver of the cod fish. The oil is a pale yellow, translucent liquid with a strong odor. This fish oil can be traced back to the Viking Era,

book | Longevity LIVE

About the book Are we really responsible for our own thoughts? In his debut book, neuroscientist Mariano Sigman attempts to answer this question as he explores the human brain. He delves into the basics of neuroscience, psychology and other fields of study, in the hope of understanding the influence the

asparagus | Longevity LIVE

This vegetable may be credited with giving your urine a distinct odor, but that shouldn’t deter you from enjoying it. Asparagus is a low-calorie vegetable rich in antioxidants, minerals and anti-inflammatory properties. Asparagus also contains rutin – a flavonoid that helps to treat haemorrhoids and prevent blood clots. It can

ginseng | Longevity LIVE

Ginseng is a plant that has been adopted as an herbal supplement. Being the most medicinally valuable element of the plant, its root has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. There are many variations of this plant – most notably red Korean ginseng, American ginseng and Asian ginseng. The compounds

Rumble | Longevity LIVE

Throwing a punch may be the best thing you could do for your health, as Virgin Active’s new workout class promises all the benefits of boxing without the bruises. Their new South-African based class Rumble is throwing all the right punches. Granted, I’m not much of a boxer, but the

glass | Longevity LIVE

While it was anticipated that plastics would gain popularity, due to their durability, versatility and cost, at the beginning of the “plastic age”, almost 80 years ago, the global waste-management and health problems associated with them weren’t. Today, tons of plastic have accumulated in landfills and natural environments. In fact,

goji | Longevity LIVE

There’s a new super-fruit in town and it comes with plenty of health benefits. Native to China, goji berries – also known as wolfberries – have become part of our everyday dietary habits, and for good reason. The region in China where they grow, called Ningxia Hui, boasts more than

carotenoids | Longevity LIVE

Carotenoids are chemical compounds that give fruits and vegetables their bright colors. These pigments act as antioxidants in the body, providing a range of health benefits, such as lowering inflammation and boosting immunity. Unlike some foods, cooking carotenoid-rich foods actually increase their power. There are over 600 different types of carotenoids

flaxseeds | Longevity Live

Flaxseeds are seeds that are rich in fibre, antioxidants, omega-3 and protein. This rich nutrient composition allows for the seeds to help in lowering the risk of cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Flaxseeds also contain ALA which are fatty acids that can only be obtained from food sources. This fatty