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Rooibos | Longevity Live

Rooibos tea is an extremely well known South African treasure. And though it is the tea of choice for many, its benefits extend far beyond being just a beloved hot beverage. Scientists from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa are discovering it has the ability to help keep

Welcome to the age when people may or may not have insurance, but they most definitely have a gym membership! Fitness “freaks” are now everywhere, and no, it’s not a bad thing. Wanting to stay fit, have a healthy body and not only look good but feel good – this

Stroke | Longevity Live

Thanks to amazing medical advances, more people than ever are surviving strokes – the blood clots and leaks that block blood flow to parts of the brain. A new study finds that a stroke ages your brain by eight years. Scientists from the  University of Michigan compared memory and thinking-speed tests

unhealthy habits | Longevity LIVE

Countless studies are being conducted in the hopes of better understanding one of our most complex organs: the brain. It is your body’s nucleus, providing consciousness, cognition and intelligence. Your brain is the ultimate tool for survival and success, so knowing how to look after it, is vital. This means

Have you ever seen a French woman wearing a padded push-up bra? Well I haven’t. The simplicity of chic may carry more than just sex appeal, it could also be the key to a healthy bosom. While so many of us are prowling the underwear department for sexy bras, celebrities

health | Longevity Live

We have all read the contradictory articles on caffeine and headaches. Some say that caffeine will give you headaches, others say that this is simply not the case. Well, we got fed up with this barrage of confusing information and decided to get to the bottom of it once and

heart disease | Longevity LIVE

Looking after your heart should be a priority for anyone who wants to live a long life. And according to South African statistics – this message isn’t quite hitting home yet as heart disease is, still, the number one killer in the country. In fact, 1:3 men and 1:4 women will develop a heart condition

acne | Longevity LIVE

People of all ages can relate to the embarrassment, annoyance and stress that acne can cause. However, the good news is that the answer to this problem can be found in our pantry. Cosmetic chemist Candice Kalil, explains that home remedies are often kinder to the skin than products found

POUND | Longevity LIVE

Rocking out has never felt so good. With a pair of drumsticks in hand, workout studios have transformed into stage concerts, thanks to POUND. Last week Sunday, the Longevity team had the pleasure of attending a private POUND class at the Virgin Active,  Eastgate Mall alongside the Eastgate Look of Fashion

lemon juice | Longevity LIVE

Lemon juice is both a staple part of my every day diet and a crucial natural beauty ingredient I swear by. So how did lemons become such an integral part of my day to day life? Well to put it simply, I have always loved the flavor. Freshly squeezed over strawberries