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.

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

eco-friendly | Longevity LIVE

In looking to preserve the health of our planet, it’s important that we regularly practice recycling. This eco-friendly process allows us to reduce our carbon footprint, whilst saving money. Although you’re probably already doing your part, reusing old glass jars and hopefully opting not to take the straw with your smoothie, there are

eggs | Longevity LIVE

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide, with stroke being the most responsible cause in China, followed by heart disease. The numbers are lower in the United States but still concerning with about 84 million having some form of cardiovascular disease, and about 2,200 people dying

music | Longevity LIVE

Music has quite the impact on our brains with various studies citing how some songs can not only enhance workouts but they can also help to alleviate mood. Some of us even enjoy music with our meals, which is often readily provided in cafes and restaurants. However, recent studies have

yeast infection | Longevity LIVE

A healthy vagina contains both bacterial and yeast cells. However, when the balance of these two compounds shifts, it can potentially cause an infection. Although embarrassing, a vaginal yeast infection is incredibly common. It is so common that nearly three-quarters of all women will experience one at some point in their

pecan nuts | Longevity LIVE

Pecan pies are an extremely popular dessert meal, and this can largely be attributed to their nutty ingredient. Native to North America, these nuts grow inside a brown shell and contain more antioxidants than any other tree nut. They contain anti-inflammatory properties, thanks to their rich magnesium content, which can reduce the

UTI | Longevity LIVE

It’s always advisable to answer when nature calls. However the burning sensation that comes with answering is anything but relieving making a urinary tract infection (UTI) something you’d wish to avoid at any cost. The urinary tract is a system of the body used for removing waste and it includes

depression | Longevity LIVE

Mental health problems not only affect one’s wellbeing, they can also affect the economy. In South Africa alone, depression in the workplace can cost over R200 billion in lost productivity, whereas in the United States, depression can costs the U.S. economy over than $45 billion a year in lost productivity. As

diet | Longevity LIVE

Once you’re pregnant, you’re advised on everything you need to eat and avoid to ensure the health of your baby. As important as this information is, you are often not told about which foods you need to avoid before you actually become pregnant. Aside from drinking and smoking, there are