Healthy Eating

Micronutrients | Longevity LIVE

Have you ever stopped to look at what are throwing into your grocery basket? Most people, preoccupied by other things, tend to walk down each aisle of the grocery store, reaching for foods we know very  little about, or for convenience food items we believe will suit our busy lives. According to

Cut this out, try this, eat more of this, drink less of this, don’t do that, do this instead. There are so many diets out there claiming to give that illusive beach body we are all looking for. While some may offer the results you are looking for, can this

brain | Longevity LIVE

You intend to buy a salad. You look at the menu: there’s a whole salad section. But, instead of going green and nibbling on a tasty salad niçoise, you find your eye draw to the people next to you, and Mrs. Table No. 5’s burger. You order the burger –

ban obesity | Longevity Live

What happened to skinned knees and sun-kissed cheeks? These days children can be found tucked away in the confines of their homes playing Playstation, eating junk food and watching more than three hours of TV on a daily basis. The 2014 Health Active Kids Report, sponsored by Discovery Vitality and

South Africa’s leading bakery SASKO recently has launched a range of speciality dumpy bread that offers new flavours, a lighter and softer texture and added vitamins. The company which has been around since the early 1930’s have modernised their health offering. It is encouraging that it features four healthier variants, considering

Fascinating new research suggests a different type of fat, called brown fat, may help thousands to lose weight. This would be ideal for many who want to improve their health and appearance. According to WebMD, researchers recently found that cold temperatures may help us make more of this “good fat” that

French biotech firm DBV Technologies, a developer of a breakthrough treatment for peanut allergy sufferers has made its U.S. market debut on Wednesday, with a Nasdaq listing set to raise funds for further research. The Paris-listed company, which develops immunotherapy patches for patients with potentially fatal food allergies, is issuing

sugar detox | Longevity live

The obesity epidemic around the world has always been an issue, as well as something that has left health experts feeling at a loss for words, but it has reached epic proportions in South Africa – where 60% of women are either overweight or obese. But what really makes South

Johannesburg-based clinical dietician Luanne Hofmann provides 10 general healthy guidelines when eating out: • Order a glass of water as soon as you seat down and aim to drink another two during the meal • Scan the menu before ordering and try to find the reduced fat alternatives. • Manipulate

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Professor Tim Noakes recently gave a lecture at Durban University of Technology titled “is the low fat diet the worst dietary in advice in history?” Professor  Noakes delivered his speech to a packed auditorium, saying there is increasing scientific evidence that linked a high carbohydrate intake to numerous diseases. Although