Siyanda Nkala


Siyanda is a qualified journalist currently holding a position of Digital Media Coordinator for Longevity magazine. During her last year of study she worked as the online sub- editor for the school's online blog and that's where her passion for Online journalism emerged.
She is currently writing health and fitness articles for Longevitylive, does the weekly newsletter and writes a few snippet pages for the magazine. She hopes to gain vast experience in the field of online journalism.

avocado chocolate mousse | Longevity LIVE

We understand that the idea of an avocado chocolate mousse may not sound particularly appealing. But we just ask you give this healthy dessert alternative one go before you judge. Not only will your taste buds be sold, but you can keep healthy and happy whilst scooping up this indulgent

financial decisions | Longevity LIVE

If you’ve ever indulged in a little retail therapy to remedy the blues, you already know there’s a close relationship between our hearts and our wallets. In the 18th century, the father of modern economics, Adam Smith, wrote about the predictable forces of supply and demand. Since then, economists have

woman with pen and paper thinking

Criticism can be the hardest thing to deal with, especially when you don’t know if its coming from a good or a bad place. There are two types of critics. One comes from a place of love, another from a place of fear or envy. To receive positive criticism is

handshakes | Longevity LIVE

There’s always been this “manners” stigma associated with how one should greet their elders. But this only happens in certain cultures, for instance in most South African black communities, it is believed that showing respect to your elders is shaking their hands when greeting. However, scientists at Aberystwyth University in

fit | Longevity LIVE

It is not easy to get back into shape after you have given birth, and your body may not be the same as before. “However, taking up a healthy lifestyle post-pregnancy depends on two factors: what getting ‘back into shape’ means to you personally, and your ability to stay consistent

nutrition | Longevity LIVE

After having a baby, your priorities can be pretty predictable: care for your newborn, try and get as much sleep as you can (often easier said than done), and try to get back to your pre-pregnancy weight. The mistake? Nutrition. However, often that last issue, is the one that causes

cuddling | Longevity LIVE

The right foods can get you in the mood! “Aphrodisiacs can stimulate a lagging libido or set the mood of your mind and body to help you achieve greater sexual health and functioning,” says Dr. Jennifer Landa, the Chief Medical Officer of BodyLogic. According to Dr. Landa, an aphrodisiac is

cayenne pepper | Longevity Live

Cayenne pepper is a medicinal cooking wonder. It has been used for a variety of ailments including heartburn, gout, fever, sore throat, menorrhagia and so much more. In this article we share 7 other health benefits of this spicy pepper as a great way to flavor your food: 1. Anti-Irritant

hacks to stay younger longer | Longevity Live

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide. Prevention is therefore key! Rates of prostate cancer are higher in developed countries, which some experts believe is linked to a Westernised diet and lifestyle. Now new research suggests that men who eat over 10 portions of tomatoes a

seasonal allergies and lemons | Longevity Live

We all know Lemons are good for us, but do you know why? We share 7 healthy tidbits you never knew about lemons, but that will change your opinion about them for good. 1. Lemons Fight Cancer Citrus flavonoids found in lemons may help to inhibit the growth of cancer