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dancing | Longevity LIVE

Want to know some good steps to a longer life? Try some tango, hip hop or salsa steps! Turns out the teenagers from Footloose was on to something, marching it up to court in order to un-ban dancing and rock music in their little Midwestern town. Yep, not only is

Beyond | Longevity LIVE

One late February evening in 2013, I stood at the edge of Blue Lagoon in Durban, staring at the smashed remnants of an incomplete sporting career. 39 years old, soaking wet, scratched, bruised, beyond exhausted and – worst of all – last to finish the Dusi Canoe Marathon. I was not so much disheartened as finished –

anti-aging | Longevity Live

You’re innocently surfing online, when an advertisement for an anti-aging cream pops up. It promises you’ll look 10 years younger in just 30 days. Best of all, it’s free (and “endorsed” by your favourite celebrity). Once you’ve applied to receive your “risk-free trial” or “free product”, you’re prompted to enter

weight | Longevity LIVE

Especially today, with thousands of different diets competing for attention in the quest for long-term weight-loss – not to mention diseases such as diabetes and obesity contributing to disease-related deaths worldwide – it is important understand what actually works in this regard. That being said, losing weight can sometimes be

healthy | Longevity LIVE

Ordinarily, you’d be forgiven for expecting this kind of article in the New Year as people set out their resolutions for the coming months. However, looking after your mind and body is a 24/7, 365 days-a-year job and it’s therefor important to reinforce the simple techniques you can adopt to

makeup | Longevity LIVE

Many women who wear spectacles and contact lenses find it challenging to apply the perfect eye makeup when wearing glasses. Meriek van den Berg, an optometrist at Mellins i-Style – a leading chain of optometrists – deals with many female patients on a daily basis and regularly offers tips about

lentil | Longevity LIVE

Pouyoukas Soup Mix combines red lentils, brown lentils, split green and yellow peas, and pearl barley, producing an interesting variety of textures and tastes. This tasty lentil soup contains fibre, protein, B-vitamins and blood-sugar stabilizing carbohydrates. This is a great way to  increase your daily vegetable intake without the hassle.

lifestyle | Longevity LIVE

A new study has found that the chronic auto-immune condition, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), commonly known as lupus, is a leading cause of mortality in females, which until now has gone largely unrecognised. And, although there is no known cure, a leading SA health expert says pursuing a healthy lifestyle, including a diet and

technology | Longevity LIVE

Welcome to Technofoodology – technology profoundly changing the way in which we interact with food. Will it boost us into the #SuperHealth stratosphere and get us eating whole, natural foods again, or will it make us #SupersickAndLazy? It’s up to you. The world of food is evolving around us at

nature | Longevity LIVE

We often overlook the fact that getting back to our roots and surrounding ourselves with nature is an essential element in the quest for a happy and healthy life. For many years, home-owners have strived to bring nature into their houses, as humans have always loved the organic and natural