NuSI Study

In this article Marion Nestle comments on the recently released NuSI Study and the ongoing and much talked about debate about whether fat or carbohydrate is responsible for obesity. As explained by Julia Belluz of Vox, the main scientific model behind the low-carb approach is the “carbohydrate-insulin hypothesis”, which journalist

hyper-pigmentation | Longevity LIVE

Maintaining an attractive neckline becomes more difficult with time, as both your skin and the layers beneath it begin to feel the effects of gravity. What are neck jowls? Neck jowls are the saggy tissues that gather below the jawline, on the sides of your chin, below the corners of

premature skin ager inflammation

Chronic low-grade inflammation is the root of all disease. As a result, it is also heavily implicated in aging. By reducing the pro-inflammatory aspects of our lifestyle, we will remain youthful and live better for longer. What is chronic low-grade inflammation? Low-grade inflammation can be understood as an immune system

active fitness | Longevity Live

Most would agree that active New Year’s resolutions usually represent a wild over-reach. As a result they’re  often abandoned before they’re even started! Which is why we like these healthy active tips shared by Virgin Active’s Ceri Hannan. 2018 is about to get a whole lot simpler.  Yes, there is

chemical peels | Longevity Live

Chemical peels are basically made from skin-friendly acid bases that remove the superficial layers of your skin. In turn, your body will instantly trigger its response to replace whatever skin it has lost.  It does this by targeting the fibroblasts in the deeper layer of skin. Which immediately respond to the acid

Addiction | Longevity LIVE

We don’t hear enough about how addiction to drugs and alcohol affect the aging process. So says clinical psychologist Dr Sandra Haeck, who explains that they affect or brain, skin, organs, nutrition and sleep. According to Haeck, alcohol abuse shrinks the brain, causing poor memory, visual issues and confusion. Excessive

B is for Breast Health. With age, our cells change, especially when affected by environmental pollutants and unhealthy diets and lifestyles. This puts us at a much higher risk of serious disease, including breast cancer. Being vigilant to any changes you may experience, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and going for regular screenings

None of us ever plan on over-indulging during silly season, but for most of us, well, it is not as easy as it sounds to stick to our healthy intentions. As the year draws to an end, our plans head in a direction that includes spending some well-deserved time with

vaginal steaming

For women having difficulties with stress urinary incontinence, vaginal atrophy, dryness and overall irregularities, there is now an effective and non-invasive solution, with an added bonus of only 5-7 days downtime. As a result of several different factors, including menopause, hormonal changes, drastic weight loss and childbirth, women can suffer

The Davines NaturalTech Renewing range works by nourishing, moisturizing and stimulating your scalp and hair – making the fibers healthy, firm and shiny, without weighing the hair down. The formulas are completely free of sulfates and parabens, consisting mainly of naturally sourced ingredients. Why you should avoid sulfates and parabens