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Instagram star Alexis Ren, recently opened up to Cosmopolitan about her battle with anorexia, which she says she hid for years. In April, the 20-year old model started tweeting about her mental state, saying that she was ‘in a toxic state of mind’, ‘suffering from food guilt’ and would overexercise

palm oil health

Is palm oil good for your health? There have been many conflicting reports regarding the health of palm oil over the years. Some cite it as healthier (1, 2) than coconut oil and others demonize its health and environmental impact. When it comes to the health benefits of palm oil,

Food and fatigue go hand-in-hand.  While some foods can cause fatigue, others can be the remedy.  Food can either be a slow-acting poison or an incredibly healing medicine,
 so choose wisely. What Causes Fatigue? “Tiredness is our body’s way of telling us that something is out of balance. It’s often

maltitol

If we have learnt anything over the past few years it’s this. Any product that declares its contents to be sugar-free should raise a sceptical eyebrow. While it could be the delicious sugar substitute you have been looking for. It may also be a health trap as damaging as that

ooho

A water containing bubble that you can eat has taken the Internet by storm. But, how safe is it for us to consume this container? Skipping Rocks Lab has offered their solution to the plastic waste problem – a biodegradable water container that you can consume, called the Ooho. This project’s

Healthy fast-food | Longevity LIVE

Healthy fast-food chains are popping up everywhere and revolutionising the fast-food industry. The trend may even be putting McDonald’s out of business! The franchise recently dropped out of America’s top ten favourite restaurant chains as a result of this health-centric boom.  Healthy Fast-Food Chains Are Taking Over The US Food Industry In 2017

Biodynamic Food | Longevity LIVE

Biodynamic food is trending in 2017. It is extending beyond organic farming, reducing the need for outside fertilisers. Moreover, it is creating a balanced farm ecosystem. This is achieved through rotational crops, a variety of plants and animals as well as on-site composting. We know there are hundreds of cereal

Paul Atkinson

We are launching a new healthy recipe, video series called Barefoot In The Kitchen! Every month, we will host a healthy cooking demonstration at the beautiful Miele Kitchen facility in Bryanston, Sandton. We will share an everyday, easy-to-cook healthy recipe, for you and your family, prepared by our readers on

agriculture

Agriculture fears the effects of artificial intelligence (AI). Over the last few months I have had many conversations, read many articles and watched some videos about our computer-controlled future. Most people are rational and calm about the technology takeover and artificial intelligence. They are both excited and accepting of it. Other’s fear that

nutrition mistakes

Often, even when we strive to eat well, we make nutrition errors that we aren’t aware of. I’ve heard many people tell me that they are doing everything right when it comes to healthy eating. And yet they aren’t reaping all the benefits that they thought they would. More often