Pie Mulumba

Pie Mulumba

Pie Mulumba is a beauty and wellness writer, who has a passion for poetry, natural hair and skin care. A journalism graduate and identifiable by either her large afro or colorful locs, Pie aspires to continuously provide the latest information, be it beauty or wellness, on how one can adopt a healthy lifestyle on a day to day basis.

swimming | Longevity LIVE

The heat of the summer is still with us, and if you have been looking for a good all-rounder addition to your exercise routine, look no further. Kill two birds with one stone – grab your trunks and jump in the pool. Ceri Hannan from Virgin Active South Africa believes

stretching | Longevity LIVE

There’s always been a strong emphasis on making stretching part of your exercise regimen but including it as part of your daily routine is just as important to your health. That early morning stretch is often equivalent to a cup of coffee- it wakes you up and it just feels

wastage | Longevity LIVE

Food is a necessity that we can’t live without. It gives us energy and it’s even capable of lifting our moods. However, food also has the capability to be a huge source of environmental waste. 14 million people in South Africa go hungry every night while 10 million tons of

healthy hair | Longevity LIVE

Blowouts, highlights and treatments are meant to give your hair new life and offer you healthy hair. However, could you be killing it instead? In 2018 you want to rid your locks of last year’s chemicals. Although hair treatments and products are meant to preserve the life of your hair, too

mushrooms | Longevity LIVE

In the quest to age gracefully and keep healthy, mushrooms may be the answer to all of our aging questions. Mushrooms are full of health benefits such as boosting the immune system and they’re also a great source of Vitamin D which helps to maintain healthy bones. A recent study

book | Longevity LIVE

In this article, the Longevity team shares one of their favorite books with you. For this one, the topic of money is being discussed. Have you ever spent your salary in a couple of weeks and had nothing to show for it? While some women seem to know how to stretch every

garden

With homes becoming smaller, there is rarely enough space for lush gardens – horizontal ones, at least. Plants are part of our everyday lives, and for good reason. They improve the environment by absorbing pollutants from the air, and according to research conducted by the Institute for European Environmental Policy, being

Toxic beauty regime | Longevity LIVE

A recent study by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that beauty products marketed at women with darker skin tones have higher levels of toxicity compared to products aimed at women with lighter ones. Thus begins the toxic beauty regiment. The EWG analysed 1177 cosmetic products marketed specifically at women with

blueberries & brain | Longevity Live

One of the better things about 2017 is the tendency of consumers becoming more and more health conscious and educating themselves on true well-being. Basic nutrition is one of the aspects enjoying more and more attention, with superfoods taking center stage as the buzzword. One of the elite members of

World Obesity Day is celebrated on the 11th of October and to commemorate this day, Discovery invited the Longevity team to witness the launch of their Discovery Vitality Obecity Index 2017. The index looks at the weight statistics of Vitality members in six South African cities. It also provides an