Living Healthy

children | Longevity LIVE

Whether they are in primary, senior or high school – children are the perfect fodder for food and beverage marketing. Schools, particularly in the USA, are desirable marketing areas for food and beverage companies. The problem is that many of these marketed products are nutritionally poor, according to a study

tuckshops | Longevity LIVE

Here’s peek into what your kids are eating from tuckshops, courtesy the Nestlé Tuck-shop Truths Study, conducted by Bateleur Brand Planning in June 2013. The study on tuckshops The study used a sample of 20 private primary schools in the Gauteng area, as well as online interviews with 652 mothers

kids | Longevity LIVE

Couples without children are more satisfied with their relationships than couples with kids, a new study conducted at the Open University in Britain suggests. The study on relationships and kids A study of more than 5000 adults found that childless couples have happier marriages and feel more valued in their

nutritious | Longevity LIVE

Beating the likes of France and Switzerland, Netherlands is the country with the most nutritious, plentiful and healthy food in the world. Interestingly, United States and Japan failed to make it into the top 20, according to Oxfam’s “Good Enough to Eat” index. “The Netherlands have created a good market

avocado | Longevity LIVE

Research reveals that eating half an avocado at lunchtime can boost feelings of fullness and reduce the temptation to snack between meals. Avocado study The latest study involved 26 healthy but overweight adults. Researchers wanted to see if avocado consumption influences satiety, blood sugar, insulin response and snacking. The findings,

running | Longevity LIVE

Having missed an average of two days of work or school due to illness or injury, compared with four days for people in the general population, researchers have concluded that running, rather ultra runners are a lot healthier than the rest of us, according to a study was published in

lethargic | Longevity LIVE

People who waste time waiting for a slow computer run the risk of being lethargic, stressed, and less likely to engage in a healthy lifestyle, researchers say. “A slow computer is not only wasting valuable time that could be put towards improved health, but it is also a source of

high heels | Longevity LIVE

Nothing makes a woman feel sexier and more dressed-up than a pair of killer high heels, but more often than not it’s a case of “no pain, no gain”. Take heart: there is a way to be a stiletto diva and still be kind to your feet, says Gonzalez, foot

marriage | Longevity LIVE

Recently esquire.com published an extract from Dana Adam Shapiro’s You Can Be Right (Or You Can Be Married), which includes an interview with 98-year-old Pauline who, after a marriage (three to be exact- and an affair), has this to share: 1. “First of all, you have to be sexually compatible.

Books | Longevity LIVE

Books. We read them for information, for research, for entertainment – or simply to lose ourselves in the story. But did you ever stop to think how books and words shape your life? There is no doubt that books – fiction or non-fiction – influence us. They can inspire and