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moringa | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to the growing list of superfoods, moringa always seems to be top of the pile. Native to northern India, Moringa oleifera has quickly become a favorite supplement among health enthusiasts. They often use it in the form of a powder, capsule, oil or tea. Unlike most plants,

peas [longevity live]

Peas are not just the plain little green vegetables you always thought they were. Remember when mom forced you to eat them. She was seriously onto something! I bet you’ve never thought of adding them to your smoothie either? Or better yet, that they’re filled with loads of healthy protein and

energy | Longevity LIVE

It is commonly believed that we lose energy as we grow older but I conclude that the level of energy one has in life is not so much connected to age, as it is to state of mind. Naturally, when someone is coming to the end of their life and

ginseng | Longevity LIVE

Ginseng is a plant that has been adopted as an herbal supplement. Being the most medicinally valuable element of the plant, its root has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. There are many variations of this plant – most notably red Korean ginseng, American ginseng and Asian ginseng. The compounds

sugar detox | Longevity live

The craving for sugar isn’t in your head, it is your body’s cry for fuel! Until recently fat was condemned as the big baddy but now we know sugar is the real culprit in lifestyle diseases and weight gain. Today obesity is classified as a state of malnutrition caused from

Jennifer Aniston's zone | Longevity Live

Snacking is an important part of keeping your blood sugar stable and your metabolism on the go. However, it has to be healthy, to be beneficial. We have all fallen under the spell of a snack that appears to be healthy, but contains hidden nasties. Bran muffins and cereal bars

Is Sugar Really Than Bad For Your Skin?| Longevity

Sugar: Highly addictive, debilitating, and wrongfully delicious. We all know it’s bad for your waistline, but what about your skin?

For most of us much of our week is spent in the workplace. Yet it’s easy to forget about the impact our work meals have on our overall health and productivity. In 2012, the South African Health and Nutrition Examination Survey found 65% for females and 31% for males were

digestion | Longevity Live

Conventional dietary principles put grains at the foundation of our nutritional needs. Yet a wave of new eating styles including Paleo, raw food and Banting disagree with this theory. The epidemic of diabetes type 2 and other lifestyle diseases has also put grains under the spotlight. This article investigates the

Health Check List

The Well Up Challenge – a journey to weight loss and wellness:  Over the past year Longevity hosted a weight loss and wellness challenge which aimed to improve the overall wellness of a group of overweight candidates over a nine month period. Our panel of experts provided advice and support