Savannah Freemantle

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Savannah Freemantle is a Longevity writer with a passion for English and a keen interest in health and wellness topics. She believes in an holistic approach to wellness, viewing balance and consistency as the most important aspects of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Cyber Safety

We share expert tips and the inside scoop on how to protect your information from cyber criminals. In the real world we are incredibly security conscious. We lock our doors, have security bars, gates and alarms. To avoid smash and grabs, we place our valuables in our car boot when we

nutrition mistakes

Often, even when we strive to eat well, we make nutrition errors that we aren’t aware of. I’ve heard many people tell me that they are doing everything right when it comes to healthy eating. And yet they aren’t reaping all the benefits that they thought they would. More often

Belle Gibson

Belle Gibson is a wellness blogger, app developer and cookbook author who claimed to have cured her brain cancer using alternative treatments. However, a federal judge in Australia has just revealed that Gibson never had brain cancer. Justice Debra Mortimer says that the Australian blogger will face a penalty handed down by the

Researchers from UCT have identified the gene which is responsible for heart attacks. Maryam Fish‚ Gasnat Shaboodien and Sarah Kraus make up the all-female team. The heart-attack gene is called CDH2 and is found in everyone. However, the researchers discovered that the risk only comes in when this gene mutates. When it

Joye’s sustainable gardening technique not only turned her cancer around. But empowered her community and helped her launch a successful business. Let us introduce you to Nonhlanhla Joye, a 51 year old farmer from Cato Manor, who last year, represented South Africa on the international stage. Winning the Elle Impact

sodium benzoate

What Is Sodium Benzoate? We use Sodium Benzoate as a preservative to prevent food from moulding. In this form it is safe, however, scientists have shown that negative side-effects occur when it is mixed with Ascorbic Acid (vitamin C). Their studies indicate that it then turns into Benzene, a known carcinogen and DNA-damager.

gut

Research has placed a spotlight on gut health in recent years and emphasised its importance to our overall health and wellbeing. However, many of us still don’t really know why our gut has such a large impact on the rest of our body. Nutrition expert Madaleine Helm shares her insights on

eat

You don’t have to be one of the fallen heroes in this years fight against colds and flu. Armed with these immune boosting tips, victory will be simple. The secret lies in the fundamental ways you eat to fortify your body. Let us get you started on the road to

Russian & Swedish Biologists have tested the SKQ1 molecule and found that it successfully slows cellular aging in mice. This is an anti-aging breakthrough. The main aim of this study was to investigate the role of our mitochondria (the power house of the cell) in aging. Researchers have found that the SKQ1

Hugh Jackman| Longevity Live

Hugh Jackman is being treated for basal cell carcinoma for the sixth time, according to his social media posts. The actor has been an advocate for skin cancer awareness and the importance of sunscreen. Hugh Jackman has announced on his Twitter and Instagram feed that he has undergone another treatment for