Living Healthy

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

Loving touch | Longevity LIVE

A loving touch or a reassuring caress may be much more than an indicator of love and affection; a new study in the journal Frontiers of Psychology suggests that receiving this kind of touch could help to increase a sense of self. The study, conducted by researchers from University College

healthy eating | Longevity LIVE

Here are some healthy eating tips from Johannesburg registered dietician Lila Bruk of Lila Bruk & Associates healthy eating tips In the summer when it’s too hot for heavy, stodgy meals, keep to lighter meals, such as salads and fish braais. Keep your eating in check by pacing yourself over