Anti-Aging Health Studies

binge | Longevity LIVE

It turns out there are some surprising daily habits, such as overdosing on our favorite TV series, that can wreak havoc on the body’s ability to fight off colds and flu. Nicole Jennings, spokesperson for Pharma Dynamics – a leading provider of colds and flu medication – says the relatively

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

gluten-free | Longevity LIVE

Going gluten-free is often dismissed by many as just another fad, because it has become such a large diet trend. However, the science behind it cannot be ignored. For a lot of people it started off as a trend because countless celebrities were advocating it. The one thing the majority

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Our brains tend to naturally shrink in volume as we age and the more they shrink, the higher the risk of our cognitive abilities being affected. However, a recent study has revealed that we can maintain a healthy brain volume by paying attention to what we eat – giving new

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Hearing loss affects approximately 48 million Americans every year and over 360 million people across the world suffer from disabling hearing loss. The cochlea is the part of the ear that receives sound and sends sound signal to the brain. Hearing loss often occurs as a result of the inner ear

jicama | Longevity LIVE

A native to Mexico and several other countries across South and Central America, the jicama vegetable has become one of their healthiest exports. Known as the Mexican potato or yam bean, the roots of this versatile vegetable can grow about 2 meters in length and weigh about 20 kilograms. They

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Inflammation is important as it’s the body’s first line of defense against illness and injury. However, if it lasts too long, it can lead to chronic inflammation. With chronic inflammation, the body begins to attack itself, increasing the risk for health problems such as inflammatory bowel disease, arthritis, asthma, obesity

walnuts | Longevity LIVE

Walnuts are packed with omega-3 fats and are also extremely rich in antioxidants. They’ve been known to help boost both brain and fertility health. They’re also filled with dietary fibre, and a recent study has revealed how positively this can influence gut bacteria. What was the study about? Researches at University

lupus | Longevity LIVE

This is the real-life story of Samantha.  A lupus warrior, who overcame a diagnosis. Today on World Lupus Day she celebrates 12 years of not just surviving, but thriving.  I am Samantha. I was born in Durban, South Africa and in 1996 I moved to Johannesburg. After I qualified in

hygiene | Longevity LIVE

The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) annual campaign, SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands, could not be more relevant than it is to South Africans following the recent Listeria outbreak, which claimed over 180 lives since December 2017. The importance of hygiene must be emphasized in all communities – all year round. Click