Gisèle Wertheim Aymes


Gisèle is the owner of the Longevity brand and a self-proclaimed health hedonist. When she is not working, you'll find in her in a yoga class or active in the great outdoors. Gisèle is passionate about health and sharing information. You can follow her @giselewaymes on Twitter and Instagram or read her Linked-In profile for full bio details

Now there’s no excuse for buying, ordering or consuming fish that is endangered! The Southern African Sustainable Seafood initiative SASSI has developed an app that gives you all the information you need whenever and wherever you are. You can ensure your seafood choices are ocean friendly by using the seafood

A new study by Concordia University in Canada has revealed the real risks of growing up with bipolar parents  Bipolar disorder (BD) is among the 10 most burdensome medical conditions, according to the World Health Organization. The disorder is known for its dramatic highs of extreme euphoria, racing thoughts and

  Did you know that when you’re idle and daydreaming, your brain is actually  most active and you experience heightened creativity? Indeed, daydreaming is considered second only to sleep in terms of clearing your brain and helping develop ideas? Scientists researching neurological patterns and intelligence have concluded over various studies

Medical science has made enormous strides in improving healthcare and eradicating disease. Ironically, while humanity may be experiencing improved longevity there’s also been a deterioration of the quality of this longer life.  Developed countries where this is most prevalent are experiencing increased health costs and social burden as they grapple

There has been a flurry of concerns in the media recently about the alleged risks of developing prostate cancer (PCa) from supplementation with Omega 3 & 6 fatty acids (Om3&6). Prof Shingai Mutambirwa, head of Urology at MEDUNSA provided this perspective for The Prostate Cancer Association of South Africa: OMEGA

A recent study published in the British Journal of Cancer has revealed that tests to grade and stage prostate cancer underestimate the severity of the disease in half of men whose cancers had been classified as ‘slow growing’. The findings reported by Greg Shaw, a urological surgeon and one of the study authors published an extract from Dana Adam Shapiro’s book “You Can Be Right (Or You Can Be Married)” which includes an interview with 98 year old Pauline who has been married three times (and also had an affair). She shares her thoughts on marriage: 1) First of all you must

In this extract from an interview in Longevity magazine, Nazareen Ebrahim asked Ramesh Ramukumar,  a colon hydro therapist, author and speaker to share a few alternative ways to feel younger and  live healthier. Ramesh began his search for enlightenment and good health in 1993 when diseased, divorced, angry and confused

  There’s no question that mothers want their children to grow up to be good people — but less is known about how they actually help their  offspring sort out different types of moral issues. A Concordia study shows that parental talks support children’s understanding of their moral experiences. According to

New research, led by Dr. Luke Clark from the University of Cambridge and published this week in the journal PNAS reveals that brain damage affecting the area of the brain that plays a key role in emotions – the insula, disrupts errors of thinking linked to gambling addiction. This suggests