Samantha Parrish

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Samantha has been working as the features writer for Longevity since February 2013 after she graduated from the University of Johannesburg. She studied journalism and this is where she developed a keen interest in the health and wellness arena in South Africa. She has always had a passion for writing and finds it incredibly rewarding working in the health and wellness industry. Samantha believes that it is important to take an active stance with regards to your health and wellness in order to live a happier, healthier and longer life.

  SHAUN HARRIS DESCRIBES HIMSELF AS A RELENTLESS AND DRIVEN INDIVIDUAL WHO WILL STOP AT NOTHING TO REACH HIS GOALS. DIAGNOSED WITH TESTICULAR CANCER IN 2011, HE IS NOW IN REMISSION AND TRAINING HARD TO REACH HIS HEALTH AND FITNESS GOALS. For me, health and wellness is a lifestyle. I believe

With the kids on holiday, here is a healthy, tasty treat to keep them cool that they will be able to make themselves. A great way to keep them entertained and occupied. Serves 12 Gluten-free and egg-free Base: 1 cup macadamias 1 cup coconut flakes 1 cup almonds 1 Tbsp

Phil Hughes would have turned 26 this past Sunday, but instead his life was celebrated without him there. At the young age of 25 Hughes had already achieved so much. The number 26 was a significant one to him – he had played 26 games for Australia and he scored 26 first-class

The world has been left in shock at the death of 25-year-old Australian cricketer Phil Hughes, after he was hit in the head by a “bouncer”, known in cricket terms as a high speed bowling technique in which the ball bounces hard and high off the pitch. The ball bounced

Did you know that more than a third of South African women over the age of 30 say they are showing signs of early hair loss? This is according to a new survey that has been completed by an independent company Plus 94 Research, on behalf of Plantur39. The results of

FIX IS A PASSIONATE, FEISTY RADIO PERSONALITY WHO STARTED HER CAREER IN 2006 WHEN SHE WON A NATIONWIDE COMPETITION TO BECOME MTV BASE’S NEWEST PRESENTER. SHE IS NOW KNOWN FOR HER ROLE ON 5FM, AS WELL AS HER PASSION FOR SPORT AND HEALTHY ­LIVING. When I think of health and

Looking to get back in the kitchen from next year? Join Lorna Maseko-Lukheke and Susan Greig for a cooking experience that will have you coming together with friends to enjoy a food and hosting experience like no other. Venue: Beechwood Gardens – Rose Garden, Sandton Date: 6 December 2014 Time:

The 20th of November is designated annually by the American Cancer Society as the “Great American Smokeout” and this year marks the 38th anniversary of the event.  This is an important day for you, whether you are a smoker or not. If you smoke, it is your best chance to stop

At the beginning of this year, we partnered up with Nestle for our Well Up Challenge 2014. This challenge has taken 13 individuals on a journey to health and wellness with the help of our panel of experts. As the Well Up Challenge 2014 draws to a close, we thought we

With everyone looking to be more aware of their spending, MushroomSA has come up with a great concept called swapability. This concept looks at adding mushrooms to any meal with meat in order to bulk them up, for those looking for budget meals, or those who are fans of the humble mushroom.