Anti-Aging

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

play | Longevity LIVE

I remember a few years ago, I was sitting with a friend of mine named Sylvia. She said something to me that day about marriage – and relationships in general – that was so profound I’ve never forgotten it: “Richard, I realized that my husband and I spent far too

feet | Longevity LIVE

How much do you think about your feet and legs? As long as they keep you upright and walking, probably not much at all. Although they may seem to have a very straightforward job, the state of your feet (and legs) can tell you a lot about your overall health.

Generally, when a threat of a salmonella outbreak rears its ugly head, it is regarded as something that can have a few mild repercussions. Recently, however, one enormous recall has ensured that eggs benedict won’t be the breakfast of choice any time soon. Not for the breakfast plates in the state of North

oral | Longevity LIVE

Bacteria can live in your mouth in the form of plaque, causing cavities and gingivitis, which can lead to periodontal (gum) disease. Maintaining good oral hygiene is one of the most important things you can do for your teeth and gums. Healthy teeth not only enable you to look and

failure | Longevity LIVE

Failure is inevitable in life. By learning to focus on valuing who you are, not what you do, you can let go of negativity and approach yourself in a more positive way. Failure is a common experience that affects all age groups, from childhood though to old age. The rise

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

haemophilia | Longevity LIVE

World Haemophilia Day is commemorated on the 17th April. Haemophilia is a rare disorder when your blood does not clot effectively – due to a lack of blood-clotting proteins.  When you have haemophilia, you may bleed for longer after an injury for example. People with haemophilia don’t need a special diet,

skin | Longevity LIVE

It’s the body’s largest organ – around two square meters – and makes up around 16% of our body weight. So, why do we neglect our skin? Dr Sly Nedic, a physician board-certified in anti- aging medicine by the World Organisation of Anti- Aging Medicine, aesthetic specialist and founder of 8th

spa | Longevity LIVE

Avoiding the Joburg morning rush, we made our way towards the wrought-iron gates of Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa – and a hidden piece of paradise. The hotel is tucked away in the neatly trimmed suburb of Wendywood, conveniently just out of the Sandton CBD. If you didn’t know about