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WHY POMEGRANATES? The pomegranate (Punica granatum) is known for both its culinary and medicinal properties. Several years ago, when Wendy Berrill discovered the health attributes of pomegranate juice, she met with farmers in Bonnievale in the Western Cape who had discovered that when bottling pure pomegranate juice without additives or

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is one of the fastest growing reproductive disorders in the world today. Affecting around 10% of the world’s female population PCOS has hit the status of epidemic. It’s even effecting celebrities like Victoria Beckham and Jamie Oliver’s wife, Jules Oliver. But there is hope; new schools

Tips Balance Work Family | Longevity Live

By Savannah Freemantle It’s the New Year and you’re back at your desk after your break.   Since you spend eight hours or more at work per day, perhaps more time than you spend with your family – here’s some simple ways to make this a happier, healthier stress resistant zone

BPA

By Xanthe Hunt Bisphenol A, or BPA is a (common) carbon-based synthetic compound which has been in commercial use since 1957. It is used, largely, to make plastics: BPA-based plastics are clear and very tough, and so are used to make a lot of durable consumer goods, including water bottles, sports

A fit woman with an apple on her tummy

Christmas and New Years is a time for celebration, which makes it almost impossible to not ‘go all out’. But after a week of overindulgence you may start to feel a little like a beached whale. Don’t worry there are a few simple tricks to get you back on track.

transgender

Written by Anastacia Tomson, with additional reporting by Kim Bell for Longevity magazine. I rifled slowly through the racks of dresses, feeling the different fabrics between my fingers. It had been months since I had last been in the men’s section, long enough that the memories had started to fade,

The creation of AquaAdvantage genetically modified salmon, commonly known as the “Frankenfish’ has created a ripple of disgust throughout the United States and abroad. On Thursday 17 December 2015, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) slithered their way out of the 2009 federal spending bill containing language to support the

skin cancer

  Your skin is the body’s largest protective organ and makes up around 16% of your body weight. According to research conducted by Prof Michael Herbst on behalf of the Cancer Association of South Africa, the average adult skin surface is 1,8m2 and weighs 11kg. It is composed of two layers:

By Angus McIntosh One of the themes I feel I have not elaborated on enough is the impact of agriculture on both our health and our environment. Agriculture, in the words of regenerative farming pioneer Allan Savory, is the worst thing we have. We lose 20 times more topsoil, which

By Xanthe Hunt Cheese, Soy Sauce and Walnuts: an unlikely combination, but it looks like you may need to get creative with these three ingredients pronto, because science says that they contain something pretty darn essential for your brain Glutamate is an amino acid which you may or may not