Johane du Toit

Johane du Toit

Johané du Toit is the Health Writer at Longevity Magazine. She has a keen interest in medical and scientific innovations and aspires to provide the public with the latest reliable news in the fields of medicine, fitness, wellness, and science. Johane is happiest outdoors, preferably near a large body of water or in the mountains, and loves waterskiing, cooking, traveling and reading.

Resveratrol | Longevity LIVE

This would explain your love for red wine – it contains a key ingredient for anti-aging! Resveratrol has long been hailed as a powerful agent for aging better, and – good news! – it is now available in South Africa in a compact, potent supplement form. A Harvard University study has

hair | Longevity LIVE

The Western Cape province currently finds itself in one of the biggest droughts in South Africa’s history. This is why Carlton Hair SA has taken numerous steps – including a 5-part strategy – in order to decrease their reliance on municipal water and reduce water consumption. “As a hair salon, water is

codeine | Longevity LIVE

Myprodol, Mybulen, Benylin C and Sinutab. What do these medications have in common? For one thing, they share a particular drug ingredient called Codeine. This is an opioid drug which is often compared to morphine and is used to treat mild to moderate pain. Moreover, if you take them while

walking | Longevity LIVE

Walking your way to a healthy lifestyle has just become a popular local trend, with South Africa’s new president – Cyril Ramaphosa – setting the example. A health-conscious new president for South Africa According to eNCA, Ramaphosa makes a habit of getting up at 05:00 in the morning. in order

no digital

Sunburn in South Africa – especially amongst children – is a major cause of concern. Each year over the summer, copious amounts of sunscreen are sold in an effort to protect children’s skin from both the damaging ultra-violet (UVA and UVB) rays of the harsh South African sun. When kids need

ground turmeric | Longevity LIVE

These three ground turmeric recipes are a delicious and gluten-free way to start the day. 1. Ground Turmeric & Chia Breakfast Bircher Muesli Ingredients 1/4 cup gluten-free oats 1/4 cup chia seeds 2cm grated fresh turmeric or 1 tbsp (15ml) ground turmeric 1 cup (250ml) almond or soya milk Fresh fruit

work space | Longevity LIVE

Human beings spend the majority of our lives working. We generally enter the workforce between the ages of 20 and 25, and by the time we leave at around 65, the largest part of our lives are essentially behind us. This does not have to be negative,  however, since we

vaginal dryness | Longevity LIVE

If you are a woman living in this day and age, you will likely spend a third of your life in menopause. This is because people are living longer than a century ago, and this means that every woman should have a decent understanding of the natural aging process, of

This superfood Italian burger comes with balsamic onions, mozzarella and slaw, and this recipe is extracted from Super Food Family Classics by Jamie Oliver. It serves 6 and takes 40 minutes in total to prepare. The secret here is to use lean minced beaf, which is just as protein-packed as

genes | Longevity LIVE

For all living beings, sleep and proper rest is essential to our ongoing and functional health, and is related to genes in the same way as nutrition and exercise. It is said that the human body can survive three times as long without food as it can function without sleep.