Healthy Living

book | Longevity LIVE

About the book Are we really responsible for our own thoughts? In his debut book, neuroscientist Mariano Sigman attempts to answer this question as he explores the human brain. He delves into the basics of neuroscience, psychology and other fields of study, in the hope of understanding the influence the

asparagus | Longevity LIVE

This vegetable may be credited with giving your urine a distinct odor, but that shouldn’t deter you from enjoying it. Asparagus is a low-calorie vegetable rich in antioxidants, minerals and anti-inflammatory properties. Asparagus also contains rutin – a flavonoid that helps to treat haemorrhoids and prevent blood clots. It can

feet | Longevity LIVE

How much do you think about your feet and legs? As long as they keep you upright and walking, probably not much at all. Although they may seem to have a very straightforward job, the state of your feet (and legs) can tell you a lot about your overall health.

Generally, when a threat of a salmonella outbreak rears its ugly head, it is regarded as something that can have a few mild repercussions. Recently, however, one enormous recall has ensured that eggs benedict won’t be the breakfast of choice any time soon. Not for the breakfast plates in the state of North

spa | Longevity LIVE

Avoiding the Joburg morning rush, we made our way towards the wrought-iron gates of Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa – and a hidden piece of paradise. The hotel is tucked away in the neatly trimmed suburb of Wendywood, conveniently just out of the Sandton CBD. If you didn’t know about

Here, we give you our Longevity picks for the super nude, superfood health products we absolutely love. Their benefits are sure to improve your life! 1. Skinny Green Tea  Price: R120 Size: 1 carton (containing 20 teabags) Where to buy it: find it at the following link. What is it? 

Rumble | Longevity LIVE

Throwing a punch may be the best thing you could do for your health, as Virgin Active’s new workout class promises all the benefits of boxing without the bruises. Their new South-African based class Rumble is throwing all the right punches. Granted, I’m not much of a boxer, but the

Cameron | Longevity LIVE

Olympic gold-medal swimmer Cameron van der Burgh says he developed a love of sports after being diagnosed with ADHD. “I was hyperactive as a kid. I always had a lot of energy and battled to pay attention in class, or focus on my homework. I was diagnosed with ADHD and

smokers | Longevity LIVE

Pack-a-day smokers aren’t the only ones who should think about “butting out”. A recent study by Erin O’Loughlin, a PhD candidate in Concordia’s Individualized Program (INDI), emphasizes the need to target both heavy and light smokers in anti-smoking messaging and cessation campaigns. The study, co-authored by Robert J. Wellman, Erika N. Dugas, Annie Montreuil, Hartley Dutczak and

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,