digestion

digestive enzymes | Longevity LIVE

Digestive enzymes. You have heard about them, but  perhaps you are not quite sure what they do and how they work. And do they work? Many of us tend to gulp our food down instead of chewing it. The quicker we swallow, the quicker we can get back to that

metabolism | Longevity LIVE

In addition to being encouraged to eat our fruits and veggies, drink lots of water, and stay away from sugar, as a kid, having a healthy amount of fiber in our diet is probably one of the first things you were taught to do for your health. Not only is

pomegranates | Longevity LIVE

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term used to describe two digestive health conditions. These conditions are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The latest research suggests that around 3 million adults in the United States have some form of IBD (1). Both Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis affect the

In his book The UltraMind Solution, Mark Hyman, M.D,  shares these seven keys to keep in balance and improve your health and longevity. Key #1 Optimise Nutrition According to Dr Hyman, “we are made of the stuff we eat.”  Nothing could be truer and more simpler than this, but we

black | Longevity LIVE

Black cumin seeds come from the Nigella sativa plant that is native to Asia. Historical accounts of black seed use date back as far as the times of the Egyptian Pharaoh King Tutankhamen (King Tut) as black cumin seeds were found in his tomb. The seeds contain three active compounds

flaxseeds | Longevity Live

Flaxseeds are seeds that are rich in fibre, antioxidants, omega-3 and protein. This rich nutrient composition allows for the seeds to help in lowering the risk of cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Flaxseeds also contain ALA, which are fatty acids that can only be obtained from food sources. This fatty

horseradish | Longevity LIVE

We generally include horseradish in different meals as a spice similar to mustard, but much do you really know about the horseradish plant? Here are some dinner conversation tidbits about this root. Click here to find out what this plant has in common with both mustard and fizzy drinks. 1. Good

tea | Longevity LIVE

Some may like to call me a tea ‘snob’ – but I prefer to use the term ‘connoisseur’ and here’s why: Although I have never shunned the basic types of tea options available, I am a good mixture between a health nut and a foodie – which means I am always searching for better, tastier

probiotics | Longevity Live

Where does probiotics fit in our endless quest for a flawless complexion? Most of us will try just about any remedy to slow the ageing process and keep our skins younger for longer. But what if the answer lies in something as simple as balancing our inner “eco-system” with the