bacteria

Immune System | Longevity LIVE

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 5% to 20% of the American population will get the flu each year. Additionally, adults have an average of 2-3 colds per year with it being one of the main reasons why they miss work and also why children

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

Ayurvedic | Longevity LIVE

Ayurveda, or Ayurvedic medicine, is an ancient system of traditional medicine hailing all the way from native India. Based on the belief that our overall health and well-being is dependent on a delicate balance between our mind, body and spirit, this form of alternative medicine has recently gained mainstream attention

antimicrobial resistance | Longevity LIVE

Antimicrobial resistance doesn’t distinguish between color, economic status or political systems. It affects all seven billion of us, and we need to do something about it. These were the words spoken by the British Economist, Lord Jim O’Neill, who was a speaker at the 9th Discovery Leadership Summit held this

alcohol | Longevity LIVE

There are over 500 different types of bacteria living in the mouth and many of these microorganisms help to maintain wellness within the body. However, certain external factors can disrupt this balance. Over-consumption of alcohol is a notorious risk factor for multiple health issues, such as cancer and liver and

handshakes | Longevity LIVE

There’s always been this “manners” stigma associated with how one should greet their elders. But this only happens in certain cultures, for instance in most South African black communities, it is believed that showing respect to your elders is shaking their hands when greeting. However, scientists at Aberystwyth University in

Gut Health

The start of the holiday season brings with it lazier, more indulgent days. Unfortunately, this relaxed attitude tends to spill over into our diets too. And even a short period of poor food choice,  eating patterns and traveling long distance can wreak havoc on our gut health. There are some