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.

Yes, Really! | Longevity LIVE

This is one grandmother I would love to meet. Not only is she still alive and kicking in her ninth decade, but her sense of humour, spirit of adventure and endearing honesty have me wishing I could enjoy a drink with her. Yes, Really! tells the life story of a

Take a look at different cultures where skincare is not seen as a luxury, but rather an essential part of personal care, and you will notice a few common – and extremely effective – denominators. 1. First, skincare starts off early, and girls who have not yet entered high school

Mediterranean | Longevity LIVE

Here we go again, sounding just like a Greek granny, telling her grandkids to eat up on the fresh food on the table. Why do we always hammer on all things Mediterranean? Because they work, that’s why. Not only that, it is all-round effective, not only for you gut and

motivation [longevity live]

6A.M. – the sun is barely up – and Melissa’s alarm bleats its wake-up call. She forces open her eyes and gets up to shut it up, falling back down into the covers and pressing her face into her pillow. There is no part of her that feels any motivation

acai | Longevity LIVE

Acai bowls have been all over our Instagram feeds for quite a few years now, and show no signs of stopping being a massive wellness trend. They are pretty, colorful, super-fun and supposedly the perfect pre- or post-workout meal. Fitfluencers like Kayla Itsines, health coaches and bloggers alike have long

Baobab | Longevity LIVE

With today falling in Heart Awareness Month and today being National Heritage Day on top of that, we thought it appropriate to share with you a delicious and refreshing drink, perfect for a sunny day with friends and family. Containing baobab powder, raw honey and lemons, this is one perfectly

obesity | Longevity LIVE

Young children in England are being sent to secondary school with a major setback when it comes to their health: they are morbidly obese. At the moment, the government is fighting this issue, but a radical change is required for the battle against obesity to be won. According to recent

briana | Longevity LIVE

Dressed in black yoga pants and a matching top, along with sleek runners and wearing black headphones around her neck, Briana Chandler fits in seamlessly with the Camps Bay crowd – until you hear her Minnesota accent. Her sculpted shoulders are framed with shiny ebony locks hanging loose down her

trees | Longevity LIVE

Next time you drive through a really nice neighbourhood – with its pretty, well-kept homes and clean streets – try to imagine the same area without the lush lining of trees that will inevitably be present in these places. Suddenly not such a nice picture, is it? That is because

breakfast | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to enjoying breakfast and beginning our day properly, most of us know we function better when we have eaten well. Unfortunately, ever so often, our schedule only allows us to enjoy eggs Benedict and perfectly toasted Ciabatta bread on weekends or holiday. Most weekdays have us on