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Detox retreat for Longevity

Longevity is hosting our first medical detox retreat for women in Franschhoek, South Africa. This unique retreat will bring together the art and science of pro-aging therapies. It’s a once in a year opportunity to discover and understand your own DNA health code under personalised medical supervision. This medical detox

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It’s official. Dread and delight set in as you place the “for sale” sign up to sell your home.  This is your nest, the place where you breathe a deep sigh of relief at the end of every day, a space filled with ambition and dreams. Yet things have recently

knee

Are your knees the new Achilles heel? A recent study published in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology found that nearly two thirds of women aged 50 and over experienced persistent, incident or intermittent knee pain. Orthopaedic surgeon Dr Lipalo Mokete explains that certain factors associated with aging can increase your likelihood of

Waxing guide | Longevity LIVE

With various hair removal methods available today, waxing still seems to be the go-to option for most – and this applies to men as well as women. The reason is simple enough; it lasts longer than shaving and is not nearly as expensive as laser. So whilst there are some

environment | Longevity Live

In this opinion piece, farmer, health activist and regular contributor to Longevity, Angus McIntosh, contends that disposable nappies are egregious waste and need to replaced with environmentally friendly alternatives. Imagine for a moment that none of the landfills anywhere in the world contained disposable nappies. One of the constant underlying

allergies | Longevity Live

Dr. Liz Salada, board-certified internal medicine practitioner, says regular physical activity helps to decrease the symptoms of allergies, as it improves blood flow, which in turn promotes the removal of allergens. And while you can’t (literally) exercise your allergies away, working out can help to minimize your symptoms. “The improved

vegan| Longevity Live

Paul McCartney Meat Free Mondays are designed to raise awareness of the unsustainability of the meat and livestock industry around the globe. The not-for-profit initiative is asking people to pledge to go meat free for just one day in a week. Try his delicious meat-free Monday tacos, his recipe is

Introducing a new pet into your home can be a daunting task. “Will they get along” will probably be the main worry going through your head when you make the decision to expand your little pet family. Debbie Caknis, a qualified nurse and midwife with a deep love of animals,

mindfulness | Longevity LIVE

​Ignorance is definitely not bliss – especially when it comes to your health and your family’s health. Not to freak you out, but we can’t be immune to almost every illness, and this includes Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA). I recently read a study that reveals that iron deficiency is the

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1 Plant an indigenous tree Make an effort to green SA the simple way – plant a tree to encourage local wildlife, birds and insects. Consider planting the tree in a community without many trees.  2 Find a glass bank and recycle It’s really easy to find a place where