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pecan nuts | Longevity LIVE

Pecan pies are an extremely popular dessert meal, and this can largely be attributed to their nutty ingredient. Native to North America, these nuts grow inside a brown shell and contain more antioxidants than any other tree nut. They contain anti-inflammatory properties, thanks to their rich magnesium content, which can reduce the

matcha | Longevity LIVE

While you may know matcha to simply be that mug of green goodness you drink for an energy boost – it’s actually got a lot of health and beauty benefits as well. Firstly, it helps to understand what makes matcha such a special product. Matcha is made from a type of green tea

hypertension | longevity live

Hello there. I am a Public Health Medicine Specialist and PhD student, and this is my testimonial on hypertension. Last November, I had just trained at the gym and I decided to have my blood pressure checked as there was a nurse on site. It turned out that my BP was

walnuts | Longevity LIVE

Walnuts are packed with omega-3 fats and are also extremely rich in antioxidants. They’ve been known to help boost both brain and fertility health. They’re also filled with dietary fibre, and a recent study has revealed how positively this can influence gut bacteria. What was the study about? Researches at University

lupus | Longevity LIVE

On the 10th of May, people all over the globe celebrate the 15th annual observance of World Lupus Day. This is a disease which affects approximately 5 million people worldwide. The majority of people, however, are unaware of its existence and the impact it has on those who suffer from

depression | Longevity Live

Living in a place with minimal sunlight can easily catalyze the depressing experience of seasonal affective disorder, better known as SAD syndrome. It is not the cold that invites SAD syndrome to filter into your mind and body; scientists believe it is caused by a lack of sunlight. The absorption

healthy colon | Longevity LIVE

Being imperative for digestive health makes the colon paramount for our general health and well-being. Despite this, we often tend to forget about it and the importance of a healthy colon. This organ (also known as the large intestine) is the final stop with regards to the digestion of food. After

vagina | Longevity LIVE

Growing up – if you were raised like the majority of children – you were probably taught various different things when it comes to taking care of your body. One of the first things you were taught was to always wash your hands after using the toilet or that you need to bath

juicing | Longevity LIVE

Juicing isn’t new at all a new phenomenon, but health professionals are now taking this simple process to a whole new level. As the nutritional value of food has dwindled over the years, we have turned to supplements to ensure that our body gets what it needs. But we can’t

proteolytic enzymes | Longevity LIVE

Enzymes are the body’s natural catalysts and they are needed for every single chemical action that occurs within the body. Proteolytic enzymes – also known as protease – are enzymes that aid in the breakdown of protein. They also help to assimilate it into the digestive system. Protease is naturally