Living Healthy

A new poll involving 2000 women suggests that personal appearance and weight worries are factors in why women are not eating breakfast. The survey, conducted by One Poll Survey,  found the key reason for women missing breakfast was not feeling hungry in the morning, with 57% saying they didn’t want to eat first thing

A new study has found that because the human body has its own natural rhythm or body clock tuned to sleep at night and be active during the day, working night shifts has profound effects on the body, altering everything from hormones and body temperature to athletic ability, mood and

feet | Longevity LIVE

Problem conditions with feet can often be an early indication of general health problems such as arthritis and diabetes. “Too many people wait too long to seek treatment for a foot condition like a fungal infection of the nail or pain in the heel and arch. “As soon as you

Popularized by the book, Eat Right for Your Type, written by naturopath Peter D’Adamo, the theory behind the “blood-type” diet is believed not to be valid. “Based on the data of 1,455 study participants, we found no evidence to support the “blood-type” diet theory,” said the senior author of the

Senior lecturer Julia Goedecke and BSc (Med) Honours student Courtney Jennings, from the Department of Human Biology at the University of Cape Town, conducted a study to determine the potential underlying mechanisms of ethnic differences in South Africa, and their implications for weight control among the population. They found that

At the beginning of the school day, children are full of energy and ready to take in as much as they can in class, but as the day progresses, they start to become tired and lethargic. Because children are increasingly busy and active at school, it is important to ensure

cosmetic procedures | Longevity LIVE

By Elsa Kruger  Cape Town plastic surgeon, Dr Winston Shaer, shares the top five most popular cosmetic procedures, and what you can expect Rhinoplasty: Reshaping of the nose What: Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that is usually performed by a plastic surgeon to improve the appearance (cosmetic surgery) of a

sex | Longevity LIVE

According to research, a happy lady is one who has a happy sex life. Women want to feel needed, loved and valued. And of course, feeling sexy wouldn’t go amiss. Being desired and having a genuine connection with her partner form an important part of a woman’s self-esteem, which influences

sleep | Longevity LIVE

Disrupted sleep has a major effect on melatonin levels of men living in Iceland, a study conducted by scientists from Harvard School of Public Health in Boston suggests. The study on sleep According to the study, melatonin is a chemical that helps regulate sleep patterns. It is produced most effectively

men | Longevity LIVE

Did you know that 69% of men worry about the thickness of their hair, and most would give up beer or porn for a fuller-looking mane, a new survey conducted by the NPD Group shows. However, the survey also revealed only 8% of men said they would give up sex