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stretch | Longevity LIVE

While they may be reluctant to try a yoga class due to common misconceptions about the need for flexibility, runners could benefit from performing downward facing dog. Although extremely beneficial, running can cause a few health concerns. Not only do some runners actually neglect other muscle groups, but the repetitive

drug deaths

Antibiotics are drugs that are prescribed to patients to kill bacteria. Their use has saved countless lives. Unfortunately, in recent years their overuse in both animals and humans has become a growing area of concern. The overuse of antibiotics can result in the body becoming resistant to their effects. If

weights | Longevity LIVE

When one thinks of weights, they think of big bulking muscles reminiscent of bodybuilders and professional wrestlers. While appealing for some women, other women prefer to be not just strong but lean as well. Weight training continues to be an often discarded form of exercise due to common misconceptions about

dog | Longevity LIVE

You may be creating your own New Year’s Resolutions but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t include your household pet. With over 150 million pets present in United States homes, it’s important to ensure that their environmental impact is anything but positive (1). In your quest to live a greener

pomegranates | Longevity LIVE

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term used to describe two digestive health conditions. These conditions are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The latest research suggests that around 3 million adults in the United States have some form of IBD (1). Both Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis affect the

pasta | longevity live

On a beautifully cloudless day in the Western Cape this past December, I enjoyed the superb privilege of sitting underneath a vine bough, sipping an ice cold Pinotage Rosé while listening to a talk about permaculture (I’ll divulge more about that in a different post) before proceeding to learn how

January marks Cervical Health Awareness Month in the United States. If you’re looking to protect your cervical health, it’s important that you get used to having a regular pap smear done. Coined after the Greek doctor George Nicholas Papanicolaou, who highlighted the medical importance of examining cells, a pap smear

oxygen facial | Longevity LIVE

If you have been wondering how you could give your regular facial a bit of an upgrade, you may want to think of giving your skincare a breath of fresh air. To be more specific, the ingredient to consider is 98% pure oxygen, paired with hyaluronic acid – in a

healthy | Longevity LIVE

The start of the year comes with new energy and refreshed plans on living better and being healthy. Unfortunately, the new year, new me high tends to quickly fizz out come February and you’re left feeling disappointed and de-motivated. Thankfully, there are resolutions that aren’t daunting but effective in helping

While January is supposed to be a breath of fresh air, a brand-new page and a chance to start over, for many people it just represents a gloomy, dark tunnel they need to wrestle through – one that often seems to have no end. A new study also indicates that