Antioxidant

vitamin c | Longevity Live

There are a few ingredients that are always thrown around when it comes to skincare, and vitamin C is definitely one of them. As of late, the only time we’ve been hearing of vitamin C is in regards to our immune system. However, this ingredient is just as necessary for

glutathione | Longevity LIVE

We all know that antioxidants are important, and glutathione is one of the most important and potent antioxidants. Produced by the body, glutathione is primarily made up of three amino acids: glutamine, glycine and cysteine and it’s referred to as “the mother of all antioxidants” due to its strong ability

mushroom fungi extracts [longevity live]

Mushroom fungi extracts are most likely the missing ingredient that you haven’t tried in your beauty routine yet. In fact, there is probably no other naturally-occurring substance on earth as complex and versatile as the humble mushroom. It boasts so many unique characteristics from being able to kill you, to

gut | Longevity LIVE

Your gut is home to an incredibly large community of bacteria/microbes that have a profound influence on every aspect of your health. This ranges from mood to immune system, to metabolism and weight. Therefore, it’s important to always maintain the health of the gut. An effective way to do this

summer sweet [longevity live]

Summer sweet potato pie would hit the spot right now if I had it. With the warmest season now in full swing and all that cooking inspiration after Memorial Day, we can’t let that creative cooking flare slide. Now that the weather is hot and sunny, and we want to

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

Resveratrol | Longevity LIVE

This would explain your love for red wine – it contains a key ingredient for anti-aging! Resveratrol has long been hailed as a powerful agent for aging better, and – good news! – it is now available in South Africa in a compact, potent supplement form. A Harvard University study has

watermelon | Longevity LIVE

Having a smoothie is a great way to give yourself the best start to the day. I find value in the preparation as much as I do in the consuming. I use this time to really feel out where I am and what my body or mind wants and needs. I

blueberries & brain | Longevity Live

One of the better things about 2017 is the tendency of consumers becoming more and more health conscious and educating themselves on true well-being. Basic nutrition is one of the aspects enjoying more and more attention, with superfoods taking center stage as the buzzword. One of the elite members of

turmeric | Longevity Live

Yoga isn’t the only gift traditional Indian cultures have shared with the west. Turmeric is one of many potent spices treasured by Ayurvedic doctors, and for a good reason. Being the subject of over 7000 peer-reviewed scientific articles, turmeric shows ancient Indian medicine had it right with their bright orange root.