Johane van den Berg

Johane van den Berg

fascia | Longevity LIVE

If your answer to our question was ‘very little’, it would be understandable. For most people, if you asked them to explain fascia, they would be unable to do so. This is because this is likely the one element of our bodies that has most been neglected in study. For years, fascia

health | Longevity LIVE

Longer, happier, healthier lives await those who own dogs, wrought with fewer cardiovascular diseases, stress levels, immunity issues and lifestyle diseases. A study recently published in Scientific Reports – which involved 3,4 million people and their health – showed that there is a definite link between a person having a

high | Longevity LIVE

If you ever need another reason to believe that exercise really is good for you, here it is. Not only do your fitness, blood circulation, metabolism, energy levels and various other well-known elements of your health benefit from regular forms of different exercise, but new studies show that your brain

nursing | Longevity LIVE

The healthcare industry has various facets, while those who make their living from it often have an interdependent relationship. One aspect of this industry, which is so often overlooked, is the role of the nurse in the process which is the sick patient’s journey back to health. We spoke to

eating disorders | Longevity LIVE

Eating disorders in children are rapidly becoming more and more of a modern issue, with children barely out of preschool reportedly starting to suffer from them. In Australian hospitals, for example, statistics for eating disorders show that there has been an increase in admissions in children under the age of

breast | Longevity LIVE

Victoria Beckham, Crystal Hefner, Pamela Anderson, Yolanda Hadid, Melissa Gilbert and Heather Morris. What do these famous women have in common with thousands of other women worldwide? Well, for one thing, they all decided to get breast implants when they were younger.  Now they each have decided to remove what

habits | Longevity LIVE

I have always found habits extremely interesting, for the simple reason that they play such a crucial role in the order of our days. Your daily, weekly or monthly habits have such a profound effect on your life, and this can be either positive or negative. For example, the person

ritual | Longevity LIVE

Fitness and physical training is starting to move from a one-size-fits-all to a more personalised, focused approach. We have been fortunate enough to received two complementary weeks of this kind of training, courtesy of Ritual gym’s first branch in South Africa, which was recently launched in Illovo. What is Ritual?

children | Longevity LIVE

In the past, studies have been conducted on the effects of smartphones on the development and wellbeing of children and teenagers, and it is evident that screen time for underage persons should be limited in the interest of the health of the youth. Now it is becoming clear that parents

bars | Longevity LIVE

These bars are chewy, filling and delicious. They’re also packed with protein, fibre and heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. Vegans can also enjoy them, as they contain no animal products, dairy or gluten. Best of all, they are free from refined sugar and sweetened naturally! Makes 8 bars  Ingredients 125 uncooked porridge