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As part of the life cycle of plants- seeds are naturally rich in nutrients. This allows them to provide a number of health benefits.  They can be easily introduced to any diet and for those with nut allergies; they’re a great alternative- providing a similar crunch and taste. We list

According to The Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and this number is set to rise to 16 million by 2050 (1). Aside from a large number of Americans affected, over 50 million people worldwide are also battling with Alzheimer’s. That being said, it is important

maternal deaths | Longevity LIVE

Pregnancy should be the beginning of a new life, not the end of an existing one. And yet, every day – due to preventable pregnancy-related conditions – approximately 830 maternal deaths take place globally. Seeings as 99% of these women are from developing countries, it is clear that this situation

avocado | Longevity Live

For most people, our hair is a feature to which we are willing to donate a fair amount of time, energy and money in order to keep it in shape – one’s hair is one’s crown, after all. But how often do we give even a thought to our scalp

Metabolism is a chemical reaction that occurs within our cells, in order to maintain life. While metabolism is often associated with weight loss, keeping it at a healthy rate can help to maintain general health in regards to sleep, mood and energy levels. However, lifestyle factors can affect our metabolic

quinoa | longevity live

Touted as the ultimate, multifunctional health elixir, the love for coconut continues to grow. Whether it’s been used as a skincare ingredient or oil, the health-driven desire for coconut doesn’t seem likely to fade. However, the recent growing preference for the grain that is quinoa has begun to rival that

stretch | Longevity LIVE

While they may be reluctant to try a yoga class due to common misconceptions about the need for flexibility, runners could benefit from performing downward facing dog. Although extremely beneficial, running can cause a few health concerns. Not only do some runners actually neglect other muscle groups, but the repetitive

drug deaths

Antibiotics are drugs that are prescribed to patients to kill bacteria. Their use has saved countless lives. Unfortunately, in recent years their overuse in both animals and humans has become a growing area of concern. The overuse of antibiotics can result in the body becoming resistant to their effects. If

eye | Longevity LIVE

To better prepare for the year ahead, it’s important that our health is in optimal condition. In the case of our sight, the month of January serves as National Glaucoma Awareness Month in the United States. Glaucoma is an eye disease that also happens to be the second leading cause

sad | Longevity LIVE

With every passing year, it seems that the pressure of youth has led to an increase in teen suicide. Having received their final exam results, it is natural for youngsters  be experiencing stress and anxiety. In fact, exam time and receiving results are amongst the most significant stressors of growing