Healthy Eating

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You don’t have to be one of the fallen heroes in this years fight against colds and flu. Armed with these immune boosting tips, victory will be simple. The secret lies in the fundamental ways you eat to fortify your body. Let us get you started on the road to

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Are you feeling confused about whether or not to include or remove sugar substitutes from your diet? The pressure is on to get fit, lose weight and lower our calorie intake. But how do we know what is really healthiest for us in the long run? From artificial sweeteners, to sugar

kibble vs raw food

Studies show that the risk of New-Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) developing in women as young as in their 20s, is on the rise. A woman’s diet is important. But how effective is it to the prevention of this condition? RA and New-Onset RA. Arthritis is generally associated with being an ailment found

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What if I told you that playing this game for 10 minutes a day would make healthy eating simple? Well, its true. Using the FoodTrainer app you can now retrain your brain to crave healthy foods. Professor Natalia Lawrence, from the University of Exeter, is behind the healthy eating app.

matcha | Longevity LIVE

Unfortunately, not all green teas are created equally. Some have far more nutritional value than others, and Matcha is the prime example. What is Green Tea? All green tea, including Matcha, comes from the Camellia Sinensi plant. So how do you get so many variations of green tea? The difference has to

Stress

“While dietary factors such as refined carbohydrates, dairy, caffeine and certain medication may act as triggers. There is a definite emotional component to IBS which needs to be recognised as part of any treatment programme,” says Dr Ela Manga. Dr Ela Manga is a qualified GP and integrative practitioner. She

Eat organic food

There are many reasons why organic food isn’t our primary source. These include the mislabeling of food, which breaks consumer trust. The wilful ignorance on the part of retailers. Limited promotion to consumers on the benefits of eating organic food. Poor-quality measurement of produce. A complete lack of true cost

palm oil

Ok, let’s talk about Palm Oil. There have been a lot of conflicting reports over the years, with some people citing it as healthier than coconut oil and others demonizing its health impact. When it comes to health there is, unfortunately, an industry at play. While this does mean that

Deon's Broccoli Soup

I love this quick recipe shared and cooked with me by my friend Deon. He’s one of my favourite BF (barefoot friends) to work with in the kitchen.  This recipe is healthy and so easy to prepare. Deon’s broccoli soup is very versatile. It can be eaten throughout the year,

What is Healthiest

Just as the name breakfast implies… breaking a fast, it is the first meal of the day after a fast of sleeping and not eating. Longevity asked a panel of three expert dieticians what constitutes the healthiest way to start your day. Dietician Celynn Erasmus: “We can choose to tune