Pierrette Mulumba

Pierrette Mulumba

tea tree oil | Longevity LIVE

There’s a new ingredient in town that has been garnering plenty of attention for some time now, and for good reason. Tea tree oil (melaleuca) is derived from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia – a small tree that can be found in Queensland and New South Wales, Australia. In fact, tea

breakfast | Longevity LIVE

Breakfast is the moment where you literally ‘break the fast’ . This is why it’s been commonly dubbed as “the most important meal”of the day. Being the first meal of the day, breakfast helps to set the pace of the day by providing one with energy and ensuring that they’re alert

calcium | longevity LIVE

Calcium is one of the most abundant minerals in the body, making it extremely vital for one’s health. It’s common knowledge that calcium plays an important role in maintaining the health your bones and teeth, but it also plays a part in maintaining cardiovascular health, muscle function and nerve signaling. While

flavonoids | Longevity LIVE

Flavonoids are the pigments that give fruits and vegetables their bright colors. Aside from providing vibrant colors for fruits and vegetables, flavonoids also help to regulate cell growth. Furthermore, these pigments also contain antioxidative properties, which hold a lot of benefits for human health. That being said, new research has

morning | Longevity LIVE

Mornings aren’t the best for everyone. While your colleagues stream in every morning, bright-eyed and ready for the day ahead – you often look like you lost a very long battle with your pillowcase. No matter how hard you try, you find yourself continuously hitting the snooze button before eventually

diabetes | Longevity LIVE

She may work hard for the money but in doing so, she could be putting her health at risk, specifically by increasing her risk of developing diabetes. Diabetes occurs when the body is incapable of utilizing the hormone insulin properly. This leads to abnormal levels of blood glucose levels which

pet | Longevity LIVE

You’ve recently made a trip to the grocery store as well as the pharmacists. Both times, when you picked up a food or beauty product, you made sure to read the ingredients lists. However, as you entered your home to be greeted by your four-legged furry best friend, the question

cravings | Longevity Live

In a world that villifies cravings, it’s common for many of us to do everything in our power to not give in and simply ignore them. However, this would be a bad move as cravings are not the enemy but are rather a way in which our body attempts to

beat | Longevity LIVE

We’ve all been there. As soon as you arrived at your desk that morning, you were going full steam ahead. Now, despite just having had your lunch, it seems that you’ve completely run out of steam. The clock has just struck 3 and you’re feeling beat, sluggish, low on energy

anti-nutrients | Longevity LIVE

Anti-nutrients are natural or synthetic compounds that are found in a variety of foods. Their highest concentrations are often found in grains, beans, legumes and nuts. The presence of anti-nutrients in foods such as seeds is used as a defence mechanism with the anti-nutrients protecting the seeds from pests, bugs