cardiovascular health

age [longevity live]

Age is just a number that most of us hear whenever the time calls for another birthday celebration. Or are you the non-celebratory type? Either way, age is a natural part of life and we must all go through different phases. Having said that, we need to keep fit and

heart | Longevity LIVE

According to a recent research letter published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, there seems to be an increase in heart-failure-related cardiovascular death rates amongst younger adults (aged 35 to 64) over the last decade.  Additionally, a separate study from the month of February revealed that younger American

red meat | Longevity LIVE

Consuming red meat has always proven to be quite complicated. Some cite its inclusion in our diets as a necessary source of protein. However, others don’t believe we need it that much, especially because we’re often guilty of over consuming it. That said, a recent study has now found a

heart | Longevity LIVE

Heart attacks are the most common cause of death. Do you worry a lot about all the vast amounts of heart information on a daily basis? The one that constantly reminds you of how bad different foods and different activities are for your health?  Well I do, and I am

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

diet sodas | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to enjoying the taste of sodas, but with a little less guilt, sugar and calories – most people turn to diet sodas. Unfortunately, emerging studies are beginning to highlight the health dangers affected by these beverages. In fact, a recent study has linked diet sodas to a

fried foods | Longevity LIVE

For some of us, fried foods are meals solely reserved for cheat days or unending bus rides. However, for the remaining majority, fried foods are quick, cheap meals to be regularly enjoyed at lunch and dinner times. In fact, more than a third of American adults enjoy fried-foods every day

aubergine | Longevity LIVE

This delicious aubergine and pomegranate salad is both crunchy and fresh, creamy and sweet – not to mention the perfect addition to any festive season feast! It will fill up your guests without being too heavy, and you can rely on its ability to wow every time. Serves 2 |

cardiovascular | Longevity LIVE

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death globally. Surprisingly though, most cardiovascular diseases can be prevented by addressing lifestyle habits such as smoking, alcohol uses, diet and levels of physical activity. With regards to diet, fruits, vegetables, legumes and grains are touted

rock [longevity live]

Rock climbing is a sport that truly tests you in both strength and stamina. Both climbing and bouldering, the name for climbing on low rock formations without a rop, involves nearly every muscle in your body. And if you’re afraid of heights, it might be the best way to face your