Health Benefits

mango | Longevity LIVE

Among the plethora of healthy desserts that have swept across our Instagram feeds during the last few years, what is known as nice cream (or banana ice cream) has probably become one of the most popular, especially in the vegan sector. And while I am absolutely all for something that

hemp seeds | Longevity LIVE

Despite the bad reputation hemp has in society today, you can enjoy a proper nutrient boost if you add hemp seeds (or hemp oil) to your diet. Hemp seeds come from the hemp plant Cannabis sativa, which is the main source of concern with some people. Suffice to say, while

jicama | Longevity LIVE

A native to Mexico and several other countries across South and Central America, the jicama vegetable has become one of their healthiest exports. Known as the Mexican potato or yam bean, the roots of this versatile vegetable can grow about 2 meters in length and weigh about 20 kilograms. They

juicing | Longevity LIVE

Juicing isn’t new at all a new phenomenon, but health professionals are now taking this simple process to a whole new level. As the nutritional value of food has dwindled over the years, we have turned to supplements to ensure that our body gets what it needs. But we can’t

essential oils | Longevity LIVE

Taking charge of your health could be as simple as taking a deep, long breath. It seems that a pleasant aroma is the health boost that you always needed.  Essential oils are natural oils obtained from seeds and plants. With their pleasant scent, they’ve been found to provide a wide

seeds | Longevity Live

It’s not surprising we are hearing increasingly more about the health benefits of nature’s super foods – seeds. They’re packed to the hilt with anti-oxidants, are tasty and easy to eat, but exactly which ones should you include in your diet? In this article we share our top 3 super

perfect nap | Longevity LIVE

With the amount of time at your disposal this festive season you might want to use it for taking naps after learning the many health benefits of napping. Studies have shown that both mood and productivity are improved when a person has a quick power nap when they are feeling

sweet potato | Longevity Live

Ever wondered what nutritious effects sweet potato has on our health? We lay out the 5 health benefits below…. 1. Blood-Sugar Control Studies have shown that most starchy root vegetables are not good for blood-sugar control, because most food starches can be converted by our digestive tract into simple sugars,

The are a number of reasons why good, cocoa-dense, dark chocolate is good for you. Dark chocolate is derived from a plant and the seeds are extracted from the cacao tree, the scientific name for which is Theobroma Cacao. This name is derived from the Greek words, meaning “food of

turmeric | Longevity Live

Yoga isn’t the only gift traditional Indian cultures have shared with the west. Turmeric is one of many potent spices treasured by Ayurvedic doctors, and for a good reason. Being the subject of over 7000 peer-reviewed scientific articles, turmeric shows ancient Indian medicine had it right with their bright orange root.