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alkaline | Longevity LIVE

Following Kelly Ripa’s proclamation on her morning talk-show that the alkaline diet helped turn her health around, many individuals are looking to adopt it. However, with so little evidence backing up the supposed health benefits that the diet can provide, it’s important to uncover whether this diet is all fad

drink | Longevity LIVE

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve probably heard it a thousand times: you really need water. Our bodies require clean water not only to simply function normally, but also to keep our muscles moving, to help remove waste material, to digest normally, to keep the brain functioning optimally, to regulate

plant-based diet | Longevity LIVE

There is a growing awareness that consuming a primarily plant-based diet is crucial for good health. Studies are showing that swapping animal proteins for plant-based proteins can help improve your longevity and lower your chances of lifestyle disease. Not to mention, lowering your intake of animal-based products is also a fantastic way to

health | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to our finger and toenails, we often pay them little to no attention – unless it’s for aesthetic purposes. However, like our hair and skin, our nails can provide a window into the state of our health – proving that there’s more to them than bright colors

black | Longevity LIVE

Black cumin seeds come from the Nigella sativa plant that is native to Asia. Historical accounts of black seed use dates back to as far as the times of the Egyptian Pharaoh King Tutankhamun (King Tut) as black cumin seeds were found in his tomb. The seeds contain three active

protein powders | Longevity LIVE

Our bodies need protein because as the body’s building blocks, they help in the development, maintenance and repair of body tissues. Protein is also needed to boost metabolism and it keeps the immune system strong while supporting tissue growth like hair, skin and nails. According to Monique Piderit, a registered

the next big thing | Longevity LIVE

Here’s what we deem to be the next big thing in beauty. This June, we’re looking at the lipsticks, lip glosses and lip stains you need add to your beauty cupboard for healthier, more radiant lips. Next Big Thing #1: Chanel Rouge Coco Lip Blush If you want… moisturized lips and

MS | Longevity LIVE

As a result of its unpredictability and varying symptoms, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has earned the nickname the ‘snowflake disease’. MS is a chronic central nervous system condition, characterized by inflammation, demyelination and degenerative changes that interrupt the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. MS

pecan nuts | Longevity LIVE

Pecan pies are an extremely popular dessert meal, and this can largely be attributed to their nutty ingredient. Native to North America, these nuts grow inside a brown shell and contain more antioxidants than any other tree nut. They contain anti-inflammatory properties, thanks to their rich magnesium content, which can reduce the

matcha | Longevity LIVE

While you may know matcha to simply be that mug of green goodness you drink for an energy boost – it’s actually got a lot of health and beauty benefits as well. Firstly, it helps to understand what makes matcha such a special product. Matcha is made from a type of green tea