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In this column  Suzanne Ellis from the Health Products Association of South Africa (HPASA),  discusses what you need to know about anti-aging supplements. Wise up to aging Once upon a time, age was associated with wisdom. Today it’s considered a demon, to be kept at bay at all costs. With

At the beginning of the school day, children are full of energy and ready to take in as much as they can in class, but as the day progresses, they start to become tired and lethargic. Because children are increasingly busy and active at school, it is important to ensure

sex | Longevity LIVE

According to research, a happy lady is one who has a happy sex life. Women want to feel needed, loved and valued. And of course, feeling sexy wouldn’t go amiss. Being desired and having a genuine connection with her partner form an important part of a woman’s self-esteem, which influences

sleep | Longevity LIVE

Disrupted sleep has a major effect on melatonin levels of men living in Iceland, a study conducted by scientists from Harvard School of Public Health in Boston suggests. The study on sleep According to the study, melatonin is a chemical that helps regulate sleep patterns. It is produced most effectively

Sleep is something a lot of us take for granted because we don’t realise how important it is to our day to day functioning. Stress plays a huge role in our sleep patterns so it is important to know how to wind down and get the rest your body needs

men | Longevity LIVE

Did you know that 69% of men worry about the thickness of their hair, and most would give up beer or porn for a fuller-looking mane, a new survey conducted by the NPD Group shows. However, the survey also revealed only 8% of men said they would give up sex

pain | Longevity LIVE

Exactly how intensely people perceive pain is related to the structure of the brain, suggest researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Centre in North Carolina in the US. “We found that individual differences in the amount of grey matter in certain regions of the brain are related to how sensitive

LONGEVITY | Longevity LIVE

                  In new findings, that could lead to a new understanding about human health and longevity, researchers have discovered that humans burn fewer calories than other mammals. “To put that in perspective, a human – even someone with a very physically active lifestyle

South Africa has arguably the best climate in the world, so why not use that to your advantage? Take your training outside this summer and see how great it makes you look and feel – just be sure to keep your sunscreen handy. Green exercise may be the best way

flavonoids | Longevity LIVE

Eating high levels of flavonoids, including anthocyanins and other compounds found in chocolate, tea and berries, could offer protection from type-2 diabetes, a new study has shown. “Our research looked at the benefits of eating certain sub-groups of flavonoids. We focused on flavones, which are found in herbs and vegetables