Pie Mulumba

Pie Mulumba

Pie Mulumba is a beauty and wellness writer, who has a passion for poetry, natural hair, and skin care.

With a journalism degree from Pearson's Institute of Higher Education, 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.

phytonutrients | Longevity LIVE

If you needed any more reason to eat the rainbow, we’ve got plenty. Phytonutrients are compounds that can be found in plants. They serve various functions, all in a bid to ensure the plant’s longevity. Phytonutrients protect the plant from external factors such as ultraviolet radiation, pests, toxins and pollution-

health | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to our finger and toenails, we often pay them little to no attention – unless it’s for aesthetic purposes. However, like our hair and skin, our nails can provide a window into the state of our health – proving that there’s more to them than bright colors

black | Longevity LIVE

Black cumin seeds come from the Nigella sativa plant that is native to Asia. Historical accounts of black seed use dates back to as far as the times of the Egyptian Pharaoh King Tutankhamun (King Tut) as black cumin seeds were found in his tomb. The seeds contain three active

sleep | Longevity LIVE

The body needs an opportunity to rest and recharge, which is why getting enough sleep is incredibly important for your overall health. Adequate sleep can help to lower your risk of developing chronic illness as well as keep both your brain and immune system healthy and strong. It’s recommend to

protein powders | Longevity LIVE

Our bodies need protein because as the body’s building blocks, they help in the development, maintenance and repair of body tissues. Protein is also needed to boost metabolism and it keeps the immune system strong while supporting tissue growth like hair, skin and nails. According to Monique Piderit, a registered

green tea | Longevity

Green tea is a beloved drink, mainly as a result of its long list of purported health benefits. Although evidence for the majority of these claims is lacking, a new study has revealed that a certain compound found in green tea may help protect cardiovascular health. Furthermore, that compound is

legumes | Longevity LIVE

Legumes are a family of vegetables or plants that have a pod with seeds inside them. These vegetables are rich in a large number of nutrients, most notably – protein. Protein can be found in every cell within the body; therefore it is needed by the body for various processes

saunas | Longevity LIVE

It turns out that saunas might be more than just a just a great form of relaxation. Having found their origins in Finland, saunas today have become increasingly popular all over the world. The term ‘sauna’ can be directly translated from Finnish to mean ‘bathhouse’. The first sauna can be

memory | Longevity LIVE

If you’re looking to preserve your memory, you’ll need to ensure that you have a strong social network. According to a new study done in mice, keeping in touch with your friends over the years might be the best thing for your memory. The study Researchers from Ohio State University

hyaluronic acid | Longevity LIVE

Hyaluronic acid (also known as hyaluronan and commonly referred to as HA) is a natural compound that’s found in the body- mostly the skin although it can also be found in other tissues. The body contains around 15 grams of hyaluronic acid, an amount which decreases as we age. It