Lifestyle Tips

tea tree oil | Longevity LIVE

There’s a new ingredient in town that has been garnering plenty of attention for some time now, and for good reason. Tea tree oil (melaleuca) is derived from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia – a small tree that can be found in Queensland and New South Wales, Australia. In fact, tea

anti-aging | Longevity Live

You’re innocently surfing online, when an advertisement for an anti-aging cream pops up. It promises you’ll look 10 years younger in just 30 days. Best of all, it’s free (and “endorsed” by your favourite celebrity). Once you’ve applied to receive your “risk-free trial” or “free product”, you’re prompted to enter

weight | Longevity LIVE

Especially today, with thousands of different diets competing for attention in the quest for long-term weight-loss – not to mention diseases such as diabetes and obesity contributing to disease-related deaths worldwide – it is important understand what actually works in this regard. That being said, losing weight can sometimes be

cold | Longevity LIVE

Did your grandma ever tell you to eat oranges when you feel you’re getting a cold? As it turns out, it seems grandma knew a thing or too about age old remedies that work. Oranges are packed to the brim with Vitamin C and today, increasingly research confirms that vitamin

create [longevity live]

Create a sustainable lifestyle. We all know that we should, but sometimes it isn’t as easy as it seems. Most of us (ladies in particular- myself included) are guilty of massively contributing to the fast-fashion and high-wastage problems worldwide. However, ultimately it’s up to us to change the cycle.  For fashion

pet | Longevity LIVE

You’ve recently made a trip to the grocery store as well as the pharmacists. Both times, when you picked up a food or beauty product, you made sure to read the ingredients lists. However, as you entered your home to be greeted by your four-legged furry best friend, the question

lifestyle | Longevity LIVE

A new study has found that the chronic auto-immune condition, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), commonly known as lupus, is a leading cause of mortality in females, which until now has gone largely unrecognised. And, although there is no known cure, a leading SA health expert says pursuing a healthy lifestyle, including a diet and

cravings | Longevity Live

In a world that villifies cravings, it’s common for many of us to do everything in our power to not give in and simply ignore them. However, this would be a bad move as cravings are not the enemy but are rather a way in which our body attempts to

beat | Longevity LIVE

We’ve all been there. As soon as you arrived at your desk that morning, you were going full steam ahead. Now, despite just having had your lunch, it seems that you’ve completely run out of steam. The clock has just struck 3 and you’re feeling beat, sluggish, low on energy

anti-nutrients | Longevity LIVE

Anti-nutrients are natural or synthetic compounds that are found in a variety of foods. Their highest concentrations are often found in grains, beans, legumes and nuts. The presence of anti-nutrients in foods such as seeds is used as a defence mechanism with the anti-nutrients protecting the seeds from pests, bugs