Lifestyle Diseases

food allergies | Longevity LIVE

Food allergies can be a constant nightmare for approximately 2.5% of the general population, as they make cooking and eating out more of a hassle than they need be. Allergies are an immune response to foreign materials. Once a food allergen enters the body, the antibody IgE is released and

obesity | Longevity LIVE

Young children in England are being sent to secondary school with a major setback when it comes to their health: they are morbidly obese. At the moment, the government is fighting this issue, but a radical change is required for the battle against obesity to be won. According to recent

global | Longevity LIVE

Exercise is an important and fixed aspect of every healthy lifestyle as it helps to prevent a number of diseases. However, a recent report from the World Health Organization (WHO), that was published in the Lancet Global Health journal, has revealed how the global population isn’t taking an active lifestyle

metabolic syndrome | longevity live

Metabolic syndrome is not a disease, but a set of risk factors that increase your chances of developing heart diseases, diabetes and strokes. Metabolic syndrome is typically characterized by a large waistline and high levels of blood pressure and blood sugar. Types of metabolic disorders Hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism refers to an

rock [longevity live]

Rock climbing is a sport that truly tests you in both strength and stamina. Both climbing and bouldering, the name for climbing on low rock formations without a rop, involves nearly every muscle in your body. And if you’re afraid of heights, it might be the best way to face your

worms [longevity live]

Worms and the effect that they can have on your body is highly underestimated. After the experience, I had with them… I must share with you the importance of deworming both your family and yourself. Intestinal worms are the worst kind of parasites and can take away your health in no time at

alcohol consumption | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to alcohol consumption in general, the mantra moderation is key is readily adopted and accepted. However, according to the largest and most detailed study to date, that simple tumbler of whiskey a day could actually be doing more harm to your health than you might have previously

Halle Berry [longevity live]

Halle Berry is known for her beautifully sculpted, ‘Catwoman’ body. This month, last year, she hit the 50 mark and we don’t think she looks a day over 30! She is a role model to all women and someone we can look up to. Whatever she is having, we want

makeup | Longevity LIVE

Many women who wear spectacles and contact lenses find it challenging to apply the perfect eye makeup when wearing glasses. Meriek van den Berg, an optometrist at Mellins i-Style – a leading chain of optometrists – deals with many female patients on a daily basis and regularly offers tips about

cholesterol | Longevity LIVE

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease accounts for 31% of all worldwide deaths. One contributing risk factor of heart disease is having high levels of LDL (bad) cholesterol. High levels of cholesterol leads to the buildup of fatty deposits within the arteries and this can heighten the risk