Family Health

3 happy students jumping in snow

Staying fit and healthy in university is not really a priority for most students. For most, it is their first time living away from home, free of any restrictions, and with complete independence – you can eat, drink, and do whatever you want! However, neglecting your health and well-being can

golden berries | Longevity LIVE

Don’t let their small size fool you as golden berries are bursting with antioxidant benefits. Native to South America, golden berries (Peruvian ground cherries) are the latest berries being referred to as a superfood. They’re rich in fiber, vitamins, and polyphenols. Goldenberries are also a rare source of the antioxidant

moringa | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to the growing list of superfoods, moringa always seems to be top of the pile. Native to northern India, Moringa oleifera has quickly become a favorite supplement among health enthusiasts. They often use it in the form of a powder, capsule, oil or tea. Unlike most plants,

leukaemia | Longevity LIVE

It is not hereditary, and it is not contagious. It is, however, one of the diseases that kills more children than many others. The word ‘leukaemia’ refers to a group of cancers that spread through the bloodstream after starting in the bone marrow and surrounding tissues of the sufferer. In

Scrolling through social media sites will have you bombarded with pictures and posts on vacation getaways and strategically placed meals. However, other prominent posts include famous stars promoting the use of dietary products. Unfortunately, some of these products can negatively affect the body. This is why the National Medical Director

tea | Longevity LIVE

Hailing from ancient China, teas have become common staples of our everyday lives. We drink it when we wake up, when we’re sick and even when curling up to a good book. While a cup of tea is known for its relaxing effects, it’s actually one of the best natural,

apples | Longevity LIVE

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. How often were we told this by our parents growing up, with the hope that we’d end up eating more fruit? While the original proverb was eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread

cancer | Longevity LIVE

World Cancer Day, celebrated every year on the 4th of February, is an internationally marked day used to raise awareness as well as encourage the prevention and treatment of cancer. According to recent statistics, there were over 2 million new breast cancer cases in 2018. These statistics are quite frightening

circulation | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to the optimum functioning of the human body, good circulation is crucial. The circulatory system is the system in the human body responsible for the transportation of blood, oxygen, nutrients, waste products, and toxins. It is also in charge of regulating both body temperature and pH levels.

vegan | Longevity LIVE

Cancer is one of the most debilitating illnesses in modern day history and various studies are currently being conducted to better understand the disease and its triggers. This studies have revealed how our diets can elevate our cancer risk. These studies have also revealed which foods contain cancer-fighting properties. One