Health

glass | Longevity LIVE

While it was anticipated that plastics would gain popularity, due to their durability, versatility and cost, at the beginning of the “plastic age”, almost 80 years ago, the global waste-management and health problems associated with them weren’t. Today, tons of plastic have accumulated in landfills and natural environments. In fact,

health | Longevity LIVE

As a husband and a dad, I take the health of my family very seriously. We have a top medical aid, and the names and numbers of doctors and various specialists in our contact lists. And as my wife, like most of y’all, is bloody neurotic, we have a medicine

prostate health | Longevity LIVE

The prostate is an organ located under the bladder. It is responsible for the production of semen and it’s also in charge of hormone metabolism. It is in the prostate where testosterone is transformed into DHT which plays a role in puberty and development. Lifestyle choices affect the health of

men | Longevity LIVE

What should men be eating? This is a great question and one that often causes confusion. Between banting, carbo-loading, calorie-counting and plain old meat and potatoes, it’s hard for guys to navigate the domain of diets. Longevity asked experts about the latest dietary research. 1. Fathoming fats For 50 years,

drinking water | Longevity LIVE

In celebration of World Water Day on 22 March, Procter & Gamble (P&G) has partnered with Massmart for the second year in a row to raise donations of clean drinking water for needy communities in South Africa. Until 10 April 2018, for every P&G product bought at a Massmart store,

sleep | Longevity LIVE

According to Till Roenneberg, a professor of chronobiology at Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich, it is actually better if this is not the case. Roenneberg studies the biological roots of sleep. He says each person has a sleep chronotype, an internal timing profile that is specific to you and can vary up

retreat | Longevity LIVE

This March, Longevity and 8th Sense are launching the first medically assisted detoxification retreat in South Africa. The retreat is taking place on the private wine estate of Burgundy Bourgogne, surrounded by the towering trees and mountains of the Franschhoek valley in the Western Cape. Dr Sly Nedic of 8th

joints | Longevity LIVE

A strategy to remain active despite aging and sore joints is possible and desirable for anyone. Consult a sports physician or your doctor for advice on conservative interventions – there are many good options available. Fortunately, doctors have numerous more conservative options to treat joint pain: 1. Weight loss For

fashion | Longevity LIVE

Fashion Revolution Week 2018 will mark the fifth year of Fashion Revolution, the world’s largest fashion activism movement founded to radically change the way our clothes are sourced, produced and purchased. It also marks five years since the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in Bangladesh, where 1,138 people were killed

brominated | Longevity LIVE

What is brominated vegetable oil (BVO)? Brominated vegetable oil (BVO) is a complex mixture of plant-derived triglycerides (the main constituent of an human, animal and plant fat) that contain atoms of the element bromine bonded to the molecules. It is derived from soybean or corn, and is primarily used to