Healthy Eating

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

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

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

Apple Cider Vinegar | Longevity LIVE

Apple cider vinegar has become the most sought after vinegar in the health community and for good reason. Apple cider vinegar comes from apple cider which is made from apple juice.  At first, the apple juice is fermented and this creates apple cider. The apple cider is then fermented, being

Italians | Longevity LIVE

According to The Bloomberg Global Health Index, Italians are the healthiest people in the world (1). Using data from the World Bank, The World Health Organization and the United Nations Population Division, Bloomberg evaluated 163 countries. The authors of the study then looked at health risks such as high blood