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okra | Longevity LIVE

Affectionately referred to by Louisiana inhabitants as gumbo, okra is a delicious vegetable native to both African and Asian cuisines. Also referred to as lady’s fingers, okra is used in a number of soups and stews due to its ability to thicken these meals. Aside from its edible seeds, the

quercetin | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to powerful flavonoids that can protect our health, quercetin is at the top of the list. Flavonoids are a group of polyphenols, which are plant-based antioxidants. Flavonoids are responsible for providing fruits and vegetables with their vibrant colors. As it possess antioxidants qualities, quercetin helps to reduce oxidative

diet sodas | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to enjoying the taste of sodas, but with a little less guilt, sugar and calories – most people turn to diet sodas. Unfortunately, emerging studies are beginning to highlight the health dangers affected with these beverages. In fact, a recent study has linked diet sodas to a

amaranth high-protein [longevity live]

Amaranth high-protein porridge is Vegan-friendly and an option you really need to try in the mornings. Ironically, I had never heard of this grain before I came to Kenya. I spoke about its source, Mchicha just the other day. Apparently, it’s just as – if not better than – good old

tapas | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to healthy snacking, nuts are always key. They’re rich in essential antioxidants and minerals which makes them a go-to healthy snack for a lot of us. Additionally, button mushrooms are not only low in calories but they also contain adequate amounts of Vitamin D- which is needed

nuts | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to a healthy diet, crunchy nuts are just as vital as fruits, vegetables and water. Packed with antioxidants, vitamins and other essential minerals, nuts won’t only leave you with healthy skin but they will also help reduce the risk for chronic diseases. Yet with so many different

seaweed | Longevity LIVE

A group of algae that grows in the sea, seaweed not only maintains the ocean’s ecosystem but its nutritious density can also help to maintain human health. Found in Asian cuisines, seaweed is categorized into four different types – mainly based on their pigment and other traits. The respective categories

mchicha [longevity live]

Mchicha leaves and amaranth grain powder is a newly found superfood that’s harvested abundantly in Kenya and Tanzania, The spinach-like leafy green is nutritionally dense and contains tons of calcium, iron, vitamins A, B and C. It is also very low in carbohydrates and could play a very important role

Phytoestrogens | Longevity LIVE

Many people are concerned about natural phytoestrogens in soy, and they needn’t be. In some parts of the world, soy foods have been eaten as part of a regular diet for years. And for good reason. Soybeans and foods made from them offer up a pretty impressive nutritional profile. For

avocado hair mask | Longevity LIVE

Have you ever experienced the speed with which an avocado can go overripe – literally overnight? Avocados may be the wildly beloved, creamy fruit and go fantastic on freshly prepared toast, but this characteristic can be more than just a little annoying. However, there’s no need to throw it in