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With growing concern over rising levels of obesity and related lifestyle diseases, the largest soda manufacturers in the United States of America have pledged to cut calories in sugary drinks by 20 percent in the next ten years through education, marketing and packaging. Calorie counts have been cause for concern

Apples Cider Vinegar Is Goof For Your Health

A recent study published in the Journal of Food Science, has found that a variety of natural vinegar products (including apple cider vinegar) have therapeutic effects. Researchers from the Institute of Food Technologists reviewed numerous studies on these products, which indicated a number of health benefits. Apple cider vinegar, among

Marijuana Plant

According to a marijuana study published in The Journal of Neuroscience,  even occasional recreational marijuana use has shown brain impairment in young adults and may lead to previously unidentified brain changes. Marijuana use is often associated with motivation, attention, learning, and memory impairments. Previous studies exposing animals to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) — the main psychoactive

Legendary American comedian and television host Joan Rivers has died aged 81. Her daughter Melissa said in an official statement released to the media, “My mother’s greatest joy in life was to make people laugh. I know her final wish would be that we return to laughing soon.” Born Joan


Growing concern over the incidence of the Ebola virus and the increase of cases in the three countries considered to be high risk, i.e Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, over the last week has prompted the South African government to take action. In a statement issued today, Cabinet says that

plastic surgery | Longevity LIVE

In this Q&A Dr. Anushka Reddy, a general practitioner specialising in aesthetic medicine answers the question at what age should a person consider non-invasive surgery? This is a very personal question, and can only be answered by the individual based on how they want to visibly age. When asked this

lose weight | Longevity LIVE

In this Q&A Dr. Anushka Reddy, a general practitioner specialising in aesthetic medicine answers questions about the various options available to get rid of fat through non-invasive surgery. I’ve read about freezing fat and heating fat with treatments to help with weight loss, but what are these treatments exactly and

Suffer from backache? Improve your posture through Yoga, suggests Tyone Wessels. We spend hours sitting every day, be it at work in front of our computers, studying for extended periods or simply enjoying our evening meal. As our attention is on the task at hand, we only tend to shift

The Discovery Vitality Summit will take place on the 1st August 2014 and brings together leading business minds in high performance, sports science, fitness, nutrition, technology, health and wellness. This year’s theme Well. Thought Through presents a distinguished line-up of pioneering thinkers who approach the topic of wellness from different

According to a new study released by the University of Arizona while it’s normal for people to experience trouble sleeping after a divorce, however if sleep problems last too long, they can lead to potentially harmful increases in blood pressure. High blood pressure increases the risk of heart attacks and