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minestrone | Longevity LIVE

This versatile plant-based minestrone soup is low in fat, high in fibre and packed with vitamins, minerals and nutrients. The protein-packed beans and barley and satiety-promoting fibre, combined with nutrient-rich veggies and tomato broth (high in the super anti-oxidant lycopene) means this soup will fill you up not out! Serves

Metabolism is a chemical reaction that occurs within our cells, in order to maintain life. While metabolism is often associated with weight loss, keeping it at a healthy rate can help to maintain general health in regards to sleep, mood and energy levels. However lifestyle factors can affect our metabolic

pineapple fruit [longevity live]

Pineapple fruit is one of my favorite fruits in existence. Its sweet taste and the yellow color is the perfect combo for instant happiness. And I am delighted that it’s seriously beneficial to your fitness and health routine as well. Just a few slices of this juicy fruit might also be

quinoa | longevity live

Touted as the ultimate, multifunctional health elixir, the love for coconut continues to grow. Whether it’s been used as a skincare ingredient or an oil, the health-driven desire for coconut doesn’t seem likely to fade. However, the recent growing preference for the grain that is quinoa has begun to rival

chutney | Longevity LIVE

When talking about authentic, truly South African dishes, what naturally comes to mind is rooibos tea, Cape Malay-style curry, biltong, bunny chow, freshly baked rusks and milk tart – these are elements that will simply not be found in the same manner anywhere else in the world. One item that

menopausal weight gain [longevity live]

Menopausal weight gain is not inevitable and can be avoided with the necessary lifestyle adjustments, dietary habits and physical exercise. Menopause might actually be a really good thing. It could motivate you to make long term dietary and lifestyle changes. Not only will these make menopause easier, but they’ll also benefit

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

tropical food [longevity live] https://www.freshnlean.com/blog/

Tropical food, spices and flavors are used regularly, if not daily, in most of your drinks and meals. However, not all of us know much about them and how they can transform your quality of life. I think that having permanent easy access to anything you want is not always a good

office | Longevity LIVE

With the holiday’s officially over, it’s time to get back into things at the office. With the average person spending half of their life at work, working hours are likely to take a toll on their health. Be it stress, desk stagnancy or unhealthy eating habits- the office can be