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chocolate | Longevity LIVE

Lucy Watson, from whose cookbook we extracted this recipe, calls these her ‘melt-in-the-middle chocolate puddings’ – they are spongy and gooey and mouth-watering all round! Serves 4 | 45 Minutes, plus 2-3 hours for freezing the ganache Ingredients: 40ml sunflower oil, plus extra for greasing 30g cocoa powder, plus extra

crêpes | Longevity LIVE

If someone made you these crêpes and you didn’t know the ingredients, you would never have known that they were made vegan, because they taste so similar to regular pancakes. Lucy Watson added them to her pancake arsenal, along with the buckwheat and banana pancake recipe, which were beloved by

breast cancer | Longevity LIVE

In a study of postmenopausal women, participants who lost weight had a lower risk of developing invasive breast cancer than those who maintained or gained weight. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings suggest that weight loss may help lower postmenopausal women’s

health coach | Longevity LIVE

In case you haven’t noticed, the booming health and wellness industry is the one that doesn’t stop growing. More and more, people are developing an interest in transforming their lifestyles and building wellness in all aspects of their lives – because it’s something truly worth investing in. And for this

exercise | Longevity LIVE

Research is increasingly demonstrating the power of social interaction in influencing human behaviour. This is because the way we act is strongly affected by our colleagues, friends and family. “Behavioural research shows that we’re all heavily influenced by the behaviours and characteristics of the company we keep – for example,

makeup | Longevity LIVE

Spectacles are not merely for better vision. The right frame can be a valuable accessory to complete one’s look. Apart from doing vision tests and ensuring patients frames are comfortable and complement their appearance, Mellins i-Style optometrist, Meriek van den Berg regularly advises on different eye makeup and techniques for

Alzheimer's | Longevity LIVE

You know what it’s like to frantically be looking for your car keys, certain you had them on the kitchen counter just a moment ago? For some people, this is their whole life – except they eventually forget more essential things, such as their partner’s names or what their children

eye examination | Longevity LIVE

Say it with us, prevention is better than…? Right, cure. That is because, especially when it comes to your eyes and your eyesight, some damage cannot be undone. For the same reason, it is not a good idea to keep on putting off that eye examination, which you are recommended

super-green soup | Longevity LIVE

Don’t you just love those recipes that are not only delicious and filling, but also light and healthy? Well, look no further. We just discovered this tasty and healthy soup – and it comes with a bit of a kick! Quick and simple to prepare, this super-green soup is a

frame | Longevity LIVE

A good pair of spectacles is an important investment. After all, you will wear them for a long time. Mellins i-Style (www.mellins.co.za), a leading national chain of optometrists, has the following useful tips on how to select the perfect frame for your face shape. Today, optical lens manufacturers offer a wide