Guest Posts

This is a collection of guest posts. To submit your story, please email editor@longevitymag.co.za. We look forward to hearing from you!
unique woman looks

The incredible variety of faces in the world is the result of evolutionary pressure to make each of us unique and recognizable.  Yet many of us do not value the unique traits each of us was born with. A new study by the University of California explains how facial traits

carcinogen Parkinson's

The best health advice I ever got was from Kurt Amman, who started Rosendal Vinegar in Stellenbosch. He said you should always aim to put the highest-quality ingredients that you can afford into your body. The best book on this enormous, polarizing, complex and emotional subject is Nutrition and Physical

The world of technology and big data are two industries that are revolutionizing our lives and our wellness. The way we travel to work, order our food, book our holidays and the way we communicate with our friends is fundamentally different from what they were just a few years ago.

For many people around the globe, 2018 was a year of deep uncertainty and despair. This has been reflected in a deepening crisis in mental health that was brought to our attention in the wake of the suicides of prominent individuals in our societies. We cannot deny that mental health is

Strength Training

America had a healthier population before we got vehicles, machines, smartphones, and precooked foods. Pictures in the old books and magazines show that we had muscle definition and leaner bodies. Did they have gyms with strength training and weights? I don’t think so. They were eating cleaner diets, doing more

We’re four months into 2019 now and the spring and summer fashion collections are already hitting the stores.  From sequins to tie-dye, there’s definitely some bold and bright designs on offer this year!  When it comes to shoes, the designers haven’t been anymore muted.  We have some outrageous styles on

Undies

Choosing the right underwear is one of the hardest things to do for many people across the globe. Could this be about a shyness of going out into the market and measuring your bra or pant size? Nevertheless, the pain and the irritation you get after buying misfit undies tells

grandkids | Longevity LIVE

Obesity is a major health problem of the modern age. It’s not only restricted to adults and parents, but increasingly more children are growing up obese. This threatens their future lifespan. According to statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 17.6 million children under five are estimated to

empowerment | Longevity Live

A boost of good old healthy confidence is something we can all use from time to time, whether it is when we need to be our best during an important presentation, or simply to achieve our daily goals and continue to do so. On the flip side, when we don’t

One of my favourite quotes is “Treat your family like friends and your friends like family”. A friend or family member should always be brutally honest and as cliché as it may sound, NEVER let anyone walk around with food in their teeth, or toilet paper stuck to their shoe