nutrition

probiotics | Longevity Live

As the saying goes, “You gotta have guts!” Well, not quite. You gotta have good, happy guts! That’s essential for optimal functioning, mentally and physically. But it’s easier said than done in today’s gut-banging, processed-food culture. Turns out lots of things in — and taken out of — the foods

So, here are 100 simple ways to be healthy. Over time, you’ll find that these habits start to accumulate. Before you know it, you’ll wake up and discover that you’re leading the healthy, happy life you’ve been aiming for. 41. Spike your breakfast with cinnamon. Cinnamon has been shown to

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Here are some of the most-asked health questions we at Longevity often receive – answered. 1.What is the best thing I can do for my aging face? Botulinum toxin injectables – most commonly referred to by their trade names Botox and Dysport – are one of the most versatile and effective

Just for you! We have compiled 100 simple ways to be healthy and how you can change small things that lead to big results. Before long, you’ll find that these habits start to accumulate, and these changes can stick. In no time, you’ll wake up and discover that you’re leading

The thyroid regulates the speed and function of your body. Every cell has receptors for thyroidal hormones. They affect our brain chemistry, digestion, heart, reproductive health, fat metabolism, energy levels and our ability to cope with stress. If this gland is under strain, you may experience many possible symptoms, including

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Most of us don’t think about our kidneys unless they signal distress through a dull backache. We know they are good liquid filters, but why should we pay attention to them? “The kidneys are crucial to overall health,” explains Kalsey Visser, registered dietician from Alex Royal Dietetics in Cape Town.

Neurological disorders are any disorders of the nervous system. A staggering 600+ neurological disorders exist and sadly, for many of them, there are limited treatment options. As we age, our central nervous system undergoes changes. Research has shown that this is one reason why you are more likely to suffer

chemical peels | Longevity Live

Anti-aging has been the hottest topic for decades, and for Millennials it is no different. It’s clear that wrinkles are “bad” and eternal youth is “good”. But lately there has been a shift in thinking towards aging gracefully, and away from expensive “quick- x” products. Millennials want dermatological, solution-focused lifestyle habits. Fillers and

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How you ensure your vaginal health changes as you age. Being aware of these changes can mean the difference between premature and graceful aging. Dr Trudy Smith, an obstetrician and gynaecologist, outlines the health of the vagina as we age. Q: When does the vagina start to age? A: The vagina

mental well being | Longevity Live

Ovaries begin to age as women reach their early 40s. This process involves a decrease in the number of oocytes (cells that form eggs) that are produced by the ovarian organs, as well as a decrease in the number of follicles that hold these oocytes. This can increase a woman’s