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shea butter | Longevity LIVE

A substance native to West Africa that’s transformed into a beauty elixir.  For many individuals, shea butter is the beauty superfood. What is shea butter? Shea butter comes from the shea nuts of the shea tree (Shea karite tree). The tree grows naturally in West Africa from west Senegal to

Italians | Longevity LIVE

According to the Bloomberg Global Health Index, Italians are the healthiest people in the world (1). Using data from the World Bank, the World Health Organization and the United Nations Population Division, Bloomberg evaluated 163 countries. The authors of the study then looked at health risks such as high blood

reading | Longevity LIVE

If you’re that person who is for ever getting lost in the pages of your new book, go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back for having a really great hobby – the health benefits of which you’ll enjoy as you grow older. Reading is probably one of

peace | Longevity LIVE

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases in the world. It is a chronic disorder of the brain that affects over 50 million people. People of all ages are epileptics, with nearly 80% of them living in low- and middle-income countries. While effective treatment exists for epileptics, many –

adaptogens | Longevity LIVE

A common staple in ayurvedic medicine,  adaptogens are herbs that help to maintain and improve overall health by regulating the body’s stress levels. In the fast-paced lives that we lead, avoiding stress is near impossible. However, the concern arises when stress becomes chronic. Chronic stress can affect the body in

mushrooms | Longevity LIVE

If you’re looking for a meal that’s rich in antioxidants and proteins, then look no further than the protein-rich fishcakes. Fish fillets are extremely high in omega-3 fatty acids and these acids are vital to optimum health. The addition of mushrooms helps to, according to studies, prevent the formation of

golden berries | Longevity LIVE

Don’t let their small size fool you as golden berries are bursting with antioxidant benefits. Native to South America, golden berries (Peruvian ground cherries) are the latest berries being referred to as a superfood. They’re rich in fiber, vitamins, and polyphenols. Goldenberries are also a rare source of antioxidant withanolides.

kiwis | Longevity LIVE

Kiwis used to be known as the Chinese Gooseberry – as it originally comes from the north of China and grew in the Yangtze River valley – but started to be known as the kiwi fruit after it was started being grown in New Zealand. Apparently the name change took

moringa | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to the growing list of superfoods, moringa always seems to be at the top of the pile. Native to northern India, Moringa Oleifera has quickly become a favorite supplement among health enthusiasts. They often use it in the form of a powder, capsule, oil or tea. Unlike

plants | Longevity LIVE

I for one can admit that I absolutely love a good beauty product. What’s more, I love natural beauty products. Scouring the last beauty buys, I’ve noticed how a lot of these products contain plants as their main ingredients. While plants can bring beauty and fresh air to your home,