Guest Posts

This is a collection of guest posts. To submit your story, please email editor@longevitymag.co.za. We look forward to hearing from you!
turkey | Longevity LIVE

This recipe can easily be doubled to make two portions. According to Dr Josh Axe, turkey meat boasts the following benefits: It is low in calories and carbohydrates but loaded with important nutrients like protein, selenium, phosphorus and riboflavin.  Turkey breast also contains some iron, potassium, zinc, thiamin and vitamin B6. A

sunglasses | Longevity LIVE

Sunglasses have long been considered the perfect warm-weather accessory. After all, a great pair of shades is just what your eyes need to protect them from the bright summer sun. But, what most people don’t realize is that sunglasses can be just as important, if not more, during the cold

life | Longevity LIVE

It’s a whole new life with a new start. I use to sit at work and dream about working from home and being my own boss. I use to dream about being happy and living life on my own terms. The universe has ways of making things happen, sometimes it’s

hypertension | longevity live

Hello there. I am a Public Health Medicine Specialist and PhD student, and this is my testimonial on hypertension. Last November, I had just trained at the gym and I decided to have my blood pressure checked as there was a nurse on site. It turned out that my BP was

hygiene | Longevity LIVE

The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) annual campaign, SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands, could not be more relevant than it is to South Africans following the recent Listeria outbreak, which claimed over 180 lives since December 2017. The importance of hygiene must be emphasized in all communities – all year round. Click

muffins | Longevity LIVE

Bursting with sweet blueberries and packed with natural fibre and whole-grain goodness, these muffins are moist and full of flavor. This recipe comes from The Food Effect by Michelle Braude. We recently tried out the muffins for our office ourselves and were pleasantly surprised by the results! Makes 10–12 medium-sized muffins  Ingredients:

work confidence | Longevity Live

Most people spend more time at work, than they do just about anywhere else. Since this is the case, it makes sense that this should be happy time, but unfortunately, this is not always the case. The good news is that it’s possible to make your work time happier, and

mental | Longevity LIVE

World Maternal Mental Health Day, celebrated on 2 May 2018, aims to spread the awareness of mental or psychiatric disorders that are prevalent in the perinatal period (the first 1 000 days of life), to ensure access to mental health care during this vulnerable time. Maternal Mental Health shouldn’t just be thought

medicine | Longevity LIVE

Modern pharmaceuticals have delivered almost miraculous improvements in healthcare over the past hundred years; but unless patients store and take their medicine as prescribed, they won’t get the intended benefits from them.  Common mistakes made when taking medicines include taking the wrong dose, not finishing prescribed courses, and failing to

Paleo | Longevity LIVE

The Paleo diet – also known as caveman diet or stone-age diet – has become extremely popular in the last few years. As suggested by its name, the doctrines following this diet are directed in the Paleolithic age – the diet of our ancestors, who were hunter-gatherers. In this article,