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.

goji | Longevity LIVE

There’s a new super-fruit in town and it comes with plenty of health benefits. Native to China, goji berries – also known as wolfberries – have become part of our everyday dietary habits, and for good reason. The region of China where they grow, called Ningxia Hui, boasts more than

carotenoids | Longevity LIVE

Carotenoids are chemical compounds that give fruits and vegetables their bright colors. These pigments act as antioxidants in the body, providing a range of health benefits, such as lowering inflammation and boosting immunity. Unlike some foods, cooking carotenoid-rich foods increases their power. There are over 600 different types of carotenoids but

flaxseeds | Longevity Live

Flaxseeds are seeds that are rich in fibre, antioxidants, omega-3 and protein. This rich nutrient composition allows for the seeds to help in lowering the risk of cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Flaxseeds also contain ALA, which are fatty acids that can only be obtained from food sources. This fatty

prostate health | Longevity LIVE

The prostate is an organ located under the bladder. It is responsible for the production of semen and it’s also in charge of hormone metabolism. It is in the prostate where testosterone is transformed into DHT which plays a role in puberty and development. Lifestyle choices affect the health of

selenium | Longevity Live

Selenium is an essential mineral that plays a critical role in the proper functioning of the body. Low levels of selenium have been associated with health issues, such as heart failure and cancer. This article is going to look at the numerous benefits that this mineral can provide.  The health benefits

cholesterol | Longevity LIVE

The term cholesterol is regularly seen as a villain due to its association with cardiovascular issues such as heart disease and stroke. Thus we are regularly encouraged to keep our cholesterol levels low. However, this only refers to the bad kind as having adequate levels of good cholesterol can improve our

prebiotics | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to optimal gut health, the terms probiotics and prebiotics are regularly used. These two work together not only for the benefit of your gut health but also for your overall health as well. Prebiotics or probiotics? Probiotics are ‘good bacteria’ that can be found in your digestive tract,

gut | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to digestive health, prebiotics are an important element. This type of fibre feeds the good bacteria in your gut – called probiotics – thereby boosting your gut health. As prebiotics feed probiotics, including them in your diet would be a great move for your health. What are

grain | Longevity LIVE

For many, grains are a common food staple in their dietary lives, with white rice being their grain of choice. However, there are healthier, whole-grain options that provide more nutrients, are just as filling and are even gluten-free. Studies have shown that regular, daily consumption of whole grains can reduce

Foods | Longevity LIVE

Healthy bowel movements are important to your general well being as the movements ensure the removal of waste and toxins from the body. A healthy diet helps in ensuring healthy bowel movements, but the wrong foods can disrupt this, leaving you constipated. Constipation can happen to anyone and a contributing