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.

chickpea | Longevity LIVE

This chickpea flat bread has been around for years – it is versatile and really fills the gap when you are struggling to find something quick and nutritious to eat on the run. Ingredients 1 cup chickpea flour (besan) 3/4 cup water 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Method 1.

hara hachi bu | Longevity LIVE

Another month, another diet trend came and went. This year we’ve seen everything from carb cycling, the 30-Day Diet, the paleo diet, the alkaline diet and finally the ever-popular keto diet. Whether or not these trends will last in 2019 is to be discovered, but when it comes to eating

salad | Longevity LIVE

Want to spice up your daily salad a bit? With these delicious , more-ish ingredients, your fresh, healthy lunch will never again be boring! Fill up on crunchy salad leaves, creamy cheese, nuts and fresh pears, and drizzled with freshly prepared cranberry and pomegranate vinaigrette. This combination is perfect whether

Paris | Longevity LIVE

Paris will soon be more beautiful than ever. Thanks to an increased awareness of the influence of cities on environmental health and various environmental initiatives, in the coming years the French capital will be powering up its clean green factor in a big way. Following the landmark Paris Agreement –

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