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breast cancer | Longevity LIVE

Women living in the 21st century are blessed with many modern medical options our female ancestors would be envious of, with birth control being one of the first that comes to mind. However, this blessing may increase the risk of breast cancer. Many women opt for hormonal birth control methods such

The world of technology and big data are two industries that are revolutionizing our lives and our wellness. The way we travel to work, order our food, book our holidays and the way we communicate with our friends is fundamentally different from what they were just a few years ago.

For many people around the globe, 2018 was a year of deep uncertainty and despair. This has been reflected in a deepening crisis in mental health that was brought to our attention in the wake of the suicides of prominent individuals in our societies. We cannot deny that mental health is

Strength Training

America had a healthier population before we got vehicles, machines, smartphones, and precooked foods. Pictures in the old books and magazines show that we had muscle definition and leaner bodies. Did they have gyms with strength training and weights? I don’t think so. They were eating cleaner diets, doing more

Undies

Choosing the right underwear is one of the hardest things to do for many people across the globe. Could this be about a shyness of going out into the market and measuring your bra or pant size? Nevertheless, the pain and the irritation you get after buying misfit undies tells

grandkids | Longevity LIVE

Obesity is a major health problem of the modern age. It’s not only restricted to adults and parents, but increasingly more children are growing up obese. This threatens their future lifespan. According to statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 17.6 million children under five are estimated to

heart | Longevity LIVE

In South Africa, cardiovascular disease (CVD/heart disease), which includes coronary artery disease (CAD), is the leading cause of death after HIV/Aids and the most frequent cause of death worldwide today (1). More South Africans die of CVD than of all the cancers combined. A common symptom of CAD is angina, yet

One of my favourite quotes is “Treat your family like friends and your friends like family”. A friend or family member should always be brutally honest and as cliché as it may sound, NEVER let anyone walk around with food in their teeth, or toilet paper stuck to their shoe

sweet potato | Longevity live

Using vegetables – like this one with sweet potato and oak panna cotta – in desserts is not everyone’s cup of tea. I like it, as it’s not too sweet and has a lovely savouriness to it. Serves 8 Fundamentals: 24 sweet potato crisps (3 per serving) 12g pistachio powder

As a brand, we have long prided ourselves on not only the valuable health content of our magazine but also on the quality of the events we host. We work tirelessly to get access to ensure our speakers are those leading psychologists and general practitioners in the fields of health