Healthy Eating

salad | Longevity LIVE

We all enjoy a good green salad. Not only does it bring much needed colour to our meals, but it also provides antioxidants, vitamins and other essential nutrients. Moreover, the inclusion of a homemade dressing ensures that you do not consume any hidden sugars and harmful preservatives. Using honey in

Jennifer Lopez | Longevity LIVE

The recommended daily dietary intake for sugar is a maximum of 10 teaspoons a day (1). However, one can agree that we are all guilty of exceeding this recommendation on more than one occasion. According to a study from the University of North Carolina, American adults continue to exceed this recommendation.

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 possesses antioxidant 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