Healthy Eating

cod | Longevity LIVE

Cod liver oil is a type of fish oil that’s often taken as a supplement. Cod liver oil is taken from the liver of the cod fish. The oil is a pale yellow, translucent liquid with a strong odor. This fish oil can be traced back to the Viking Era,

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

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

ginseng | Longevity LIVE

Ginseng is a plant that has been adopted as an herbal supplement. Being the most medicinally valuable element of the plant, its root has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. There are many variations of this plant – most notably red Korean ginseng, American ginseng and Asian ginseng. The compounds

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hazelnuts | Longevity LIVE

It is one of the main ingredients of the well-beloved chocolate spread Nutella, and the marriage of hazelnuts and chocolate has been making humanity happy since before the French Revolution. This little nut is, in fact, so well-celebrated that it enjoys its own day in Italy, on the 14th of December. This day happens to

sugar addiction | Longevity LIVE

Addictive behavior has been observed in lab rats that were fed Oreo biscuits, and many studies have confirmed that sugar is as addictive as cocaine (including a 2013 study from Connecticut College, USA). Eating a lot of sugar and carbohydrates can produce massive spikes in blood sugar levels, causing high

goji | Longevity LIVE

There’s a new super-fruit in town and it comes with plenty of health benefits. Native to China, goji berries – also known as wolfberries – have become part of our everyday dietary habits, and for good reason. The region in China where they grow, called Ningxia Hui, boasts more than

flaxseeds | Longevity Live

Flaxseeds are seeds that are rich in fibre, antioxidants, omega-3 and protein. This rich nutrient composition allows for the seeds to help in lowering the risk of cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Flaxseeds also contain ALA which are fatty acids that can only be obtained from food sources. This fatty

energy | Longevity LIVE

Energy drinks are marketed as beverages that boost mental and physical performance. Caffeine is the most common stimulant in these drinks, but some brands contain other plant-based stimulants such as guarana and ginseng. As with soda, energy drinks are also high in sugar – for example, just one can of