Living Healthy

depression | Longevity LIVE

Depression affects millions of people worldwide. It can be severely disabling, impacting general health and wellbeing, and performance at work and school. Like other mental illnesses, depression can have a profound effect on social life. In fact, one in two people suffering from mental illness say they have lost friends

ritual | Longevity LIVE

Fitness and physical training is starting to move from a one-size-fits-all to a more personalised, focused approach. We have been fortunate enough to received two complementary weeks of this kind of training, courtesy of Ritual gym’s first branch in South Africa, which was recently launched in Illovo. What is Ritual?

gut | Longevity LIVE

One hundred trillion. Nope, it’s not the national debt. That mega-number is the population of microbes living it up in your digestive system. Most of you think about this inner zoo only when it pumps out too much gas at an embarrassing moment or sends you running to the toilet

foods | Longevity LIVE

The right foods can affect every organ in our bodies – and that includes our vaginas, be it by spicing up our sex life or reducing the risk for a urinary tract infection. And while many women associate cranberry juice as the best food to ensure vaginal health, there are

calendar | Longevity LIVE

We all want to lives that promotes optimal health, which is why it is important to stay in tune with your health in all aspects. A good way to make sure you don’t miss anything that could slip through is by setting up a calendar that will remind you to

brain | Longevity LIVE

For a rock-solid memory and razor-sharp brainpower, get up and move! A growing stack of research confirms that working your brain as if it were a core muscle keeps it younger and fitter. Exercise is good for your mind, for a ton of reasons. One biggie: getting active slashes stress,

children | Longevity LIVE

In the past, studies have been conducted on the effects of smartphones on the development and wellbeing of children and teenagers, and it is evident that screen time for underage persons should be limited in the interest of the health of the youth. Now it is becoming clear that parents

Acciaroli | Longevity LIVE

On the southern coast of Italy’s countryside, amidst golden coastline, rocky mountain hills and Azure-blue skies lies a town of undisputed longevity. In Acciaroli, it is very common for people to live to a hundred years or more, while the town’s number of centenarians go to more than 300. For

hygiene | Longevity LIVE

Proper, sustainable hygiene is one of the fundamentals of healthy living and ensuring that our immune systems don’t get overtaxed. By acquiring a greater awareness around the right and wrong ways to maintain optimal hygiene, you can start to incorporate habits that will contribute to this goal. We spoke to

antibiotic | Longevity LIVE

Despite numerous public health campaigns aimed at reducing unnecessary prescriptions for antibiotics, these medications continue to be prescribed at startlingly high rates and is set to surge again this winter as we enter the colds and flu season. In a national survey conducted by Pharma Dynamics – a responsible provider