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!
goals | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions most people set ambitious goals and usually within a few short weeks are back to their old habits. “With the blush of December holidays and January’s good intentions behind us, March is the ideal time to reignite the interest and stay on track

avo | Longevity LIVE

Salads are not only for lunch or dinner. This avo and protein-packed salad with avo-naise, is a great breakfast on the go, perfect for making in advance and taking to work or for school lunches. (This recipe serves 4) Ingredients (For the avo-naise) 2 avocados, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoons

nutrition | Longevity LIVE

Nutrition is a huge part of health and wellbeing, because getting enough proteins, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients helps to fight off illness and keep your body strong. But, in today’s modern world, this kind of nutrition is becoming increasingly difficult to achieve. The nutritional decline A 2012 study by

debt | Longevity LIVE

This month is an important reminder of South African’s human rights, and rightfully so. But, if there is one thing that the South African consumer should take note of, is their rights as consumers, which is celebrated on World Consumer Rights Day on the 15th of March. Consumers are primarily

fashion | Longevity LIVE

Fashion Revolution Week 2018 will mark the fifth year of Fashion Revolution, the world’s largest fashion activism movement founded to radically change the way our clothes are sourced, produced and purchased. It also marks five years since the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in Bangladesh, where 1,138 people were killed

hair piece | longevity live

Considering a hair piece or a wig? They come in standard sizes for men or for women based on average adult head sizes. To find your correct size, you should measure the circumference of your head. Wrap a flexible measuring tape around your hairline, behind your ears and around the

manager | Longevity LIVE

In life, the only constant is change. Not everything goes according to plan, according to Janine van Deventer, Marketing Manager at Ackermans. “Sometimes you just need to roll with it,” she says. “I am a working mom with two beautiful kids, but balancing a grueling work schedule, managing a sizable

Androgenic alopecia | Longevity LIVE

When most people think of wigs or a hair piece, they probably think of a cap that stretches over the entire top and back of the head. But wigs and hair pieces come in several different types and cuts – all made for different purposes. You may not need or

kidney | Longevity LIVE

The 8th of March is World Kidney Day – so with that in mind, it is important to make sure that your kidneys are healthy. World Kidney Day is a global awareness campaign that focuses on the importance of kidney health and erducing the impact of kidney disease. In most

blue zones | Longevity LIVE

Dieting, food and exercise philosophies are seductive, even addictive. They promise us a flawless body, perfect skin, lots of energy and a stable mood. We can’t get enough and we keep looking for the next big thing to acquire the perfect physical shape and optimal health. So what is the