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protein | Longevity LIVE

Although the health effects of carbohydrates and fat are still controversial, when it comes to protein, everybody agrees that it is vital for the body. Whether you are young or aging, this nutrient is an important component of cells in the body. Nails and hair are mostly made up of

meal prep [longevity live]

Meal prep, the phrase that we keep hearing from health experts and fitness fundis. Not that we mind because let’s face it. When you pro actively take the time to prepare your meal in advance you make your life so much easier. Although it can be a mission to do

heart | Longevity LIVE

In South Africa, cardiovascular disease (CVD/heart disease), which includes coronary artery disease (CAD), is the leading cause of death after HIV/Aids and the most frequent cause of death worldwide today (1). More South Africans die of CVD than of all the cancers combined. A common symptom of CAD is angina, yet

full body [longevity live]

Full body massages are ideal for relieving tension in your body and letting go of anxiety and depression. Once a rich man’s luxury, massages are now widely available to anybody looking for muscular tension relief and some downtime. Full body massages allow your body to feel completely rejuvenated and refreshed. I think

calendar | Longevity LIVE

We all want to lives that promotes optimal health, which is why it is important to stay in tune with your health in all aspects. A good way to make sure you don’t miss anything that could slip through is by setting up a calendar that will remind you to

hypertension | Longevity LIVE

While the World Hypertension League’s 2017 theme of ‘Know your numbers’ calls attention to awareness and prevention, those treating and managing hypertension may give thought at this time to the long-term impact of the disease and its treatment.  According to the World Health Organization, hypertension accounts for more than 5.8% of total

urgent care | longevity live

Hello there. I am a Public Health Medicine Specialist and PhD student, and this is my testimonial on hypertension. Last November, I had just trained at the gym and I decided to have my blood pressure checked as there was a nurse on site. It turned out that my BP was

hypertension | Longevity LIVE

Hypertension is known as the ‘silent killer’ because, despite there being no signs or symptoms, it can lead to serious cardiovascular disease. A blood pressure test is the only way to find out if your blood pressure is too high. In light of these facts, and in collaboration with the

asparagus | Longevity LIVE

This vegetable may be credited with giving your urine a distinct odor, but that shouldn’t deter you from enjoying it. Asparagus is a low-calorie vegetable rich in antioxidants, minerals and anti-inflammatory properties. Asparagus also contains rutin – a flavonoid that helps to treat hemorrhoids and prevent blood clots. It can

kidney | Longevity LIVE

The 8th of March is World Kidney Day – so with that in mind, it is important to make sure that your kidneys are healthy. World Kidney Day is a global awareness campaign that focuses on the importance of kidney health and erducing the impact of kidney disease. In most