Living Healthy

peanut butter [longevity live]

Peanut butter is a beautiful food item to have in your kitchen. Who doesn’t love dipping their spoon and taking out a big scoop of peanut butter straight out of the jar? I bet you feel guilty for doing, but you really shouldn’t because it’s super good for your muscles

man on racing bike

When you decide to start working out, there are different types of exercises you can choose from. Some people prefer the calmness of yoga, while others enjoy fast activities like cardio. Cardio is the exercise that increases your heart rate for an extended period. It burns calories from all over

As of Thursday, specific types of breast implants – namely those with a textured or polyurethane coating – are no longer allowed in France. The ban of these implants are due to concerns that they have the potential to cause a type of cancer called anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).

smoking | Longevity LIVE

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), smoking is the number one cause of preventable deaths in the United States (1). When one smokes, chemicals are released into the body and these substances can cause damage to vital organs such as the lungs and the heart. With

eyecare | Longevity LIVE

No more than a few decades ago, taking care of your eyes meant nothing more than eating your carrots, going for your annual eye test to make sure everything is still functioning as it should, and vaguely believing your mother when she says you’ll get square eyes if you stare

floating calmly [longevity live]

Floating calmly on or in water sounds like a strange thing to do regularly. I know what it’s like to be completely consumed by stress, anxiety, depression, and noise triggered by the world around us. It’s tough out there and as we get older we realize how valuable those silent

fitness regime | Longevity LIVE

Take a deep breath, Lorraine tells herself quietly; it will all be fine. She exhales slowly and moves through the revolving doors of the gym, swipes her brand-new gym card and smiles nervously at the receptionist. Descending the steps, she tries to remember whether it is better to use heavy

improve depression [longevity live]

Improve depression so that you can live your life freely and happily. Having said that, trying to relieve the symptoms of Depression can be exceptionally complicated. There is no quick fix, sadly, but luckily if you’re open-minded enough you can help reduce the symptoms through trial and error. Just be

On a cold and cloudy Friday morning in August, we were whisked away from Joburg’s grey, smog-covered skies and neatly deposited in a previously-hidden world near Franschhoek. Here, wellness, healthy living and holistic medicine rules the day, and this is how we spent our weekend. Yes, this was real life.

Rooibos | Longevity Live

Native to South Africa, rooibos tea has developed a large following due to the plethora of benefits that it can provide. In fact, it was recently announced that the SA Rooibos Council (SARC) is set to invest more than R4.5 million into research efforts to better understand how the tea