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.

If there is one nation who understands a thing or two about living well and all that that entails, it’s the French. Not only have they mastered the art of going about their daily lives with an innate sense of style, but because they manage to make their lifestyle look

If I were to ask you whether you think the state of the world is improving or declining, and you were to answer the latter, I could tell you two things. First, that you are not alone in thinking that things are going downhill on a global scale – research

avocado hair mask | Longevity LIVE

Have you ever experienced the speed with which an avocado can go overripe – literally overnight? Avocados may be the wildly beloved, creamy fruit and go fantastic on freshly prepared toast, but this characteristic can be more than just a little annoying. However, there’s no need to throw it in

reading | Longevity LIVE

If you’re that person who is for ever getting lost in the pages of your new book, go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back for having a really great hobby – the health benefits of which you’ll enjoy as you grow older. Reading is probably one of

kiwis | Longevity LIVE

Kiwis used to be known as the Chinese Gooseberry – as it originally comes from the north of China and grew in the Yangtze River valley – but started to be known as the kiwi fruit after it was started being grown in New Zealand. Apparently the name change took

couscous | Longevity LIVE

While healthy meals can sometimes feel like a drag, a few tricks can ensure that you are always prepared to serve the most delicious, filling and nourishing meals available anywhere! One of those would be to always have roasting veggies in your fridge – or if you can grow them

world cancer day | Longevity LIVE

Each year, the light at the end of the dark cancer tunnel grows brighter, it seems. And this year, hope for the fight against cancer is growing brighter still. With the launch of the ‘I Am and I Will’ campaign, the 4th of February is posed to highlight the need for urgent action

mango | Longevity LIVE

Among the plethora of healthy desserts that have swept across our Instagram feeds during the last few years, what is known as nice cream (or banana ice cream) has probably become one of the most popular, especially in the vegan sector. And while I am absolutely all for something that

pantone | Longevity LIVE

Since the year 2000, the Pantone Color Institute has decided on a particular colour to represent the new year and the trends that are to follow. It also looks at where we are on a global scale in terms of human connections, how we keep ourselves busy and how we

avocados fight cancer

It’s a disease feared throughout the world, recently named the second-leading cause of death on a global scale, according to the Mayo Clinic. Cancer is severely debilitating, and when it takes root in a specific part of the body, it rapidly destroys energy and well-being for the sufferer. Luckily, there