Healthy Living

bad habits | Longevity LIVE

While ageing is a natural, biological process that we all have to eventually accept – nobody ever wants to look older than they actually are. Often, genetics and skin tone can determine how well one ages yet there are other external factors that can encourage premature aging. Some of us may

breast cancer | Longevity LIVE

Of late there has been some debate around radiation as an effective breast cancer treatment for elderly patients. The debate has developed as a result of a study published in January this year that said despite 2004 research that showed that surgery and tamoxifen alone are nearly as effective as when radiation

unplug | Longevity LIVE

Unplug: A Simple Guide to Meditation for Busy Skeptics and Modern Soul Seekers By Suze Yalof Schwartz, Debra Goldstein In the working world, taking a few minutes off to relax is about as ludicrous as it sounds. Despite this, many people use meditation as a coping mechanism. Regardless of the stigma associated

bikram yoga | Longevity Live

26 poses done in a heated room in hopes of both cleansing and strengthening the body.  The practice of bikram yoga originating from Asia soon found its way across the world and has quickly been adopted as a meditation tool for mind, body and soul. This past Saturday, I was

problem skin | Longevity LIVE

Problem skin may seem like a teenage problem but it still occurs post adolescence. Acne in adulthood is an issue can affect both your self-esteem and confidence. Problem skin and acne in adulthood is caused by the same thing as teenage acne: blocked pores. Pores are small holes in the

chocolate | Longevity LIVE

Lucy Watson, from whose cookbook we extracted this recipe, calls these her ‘melt-in-the-middle chocolate puddings’ – they are spongy and gooey and mouth-watering all round! Serves 4 | 45 Minutes, plus 2-3 hours for freezing the ganache Ingredients: 40ml sunflower oil, plus extra for greasing 30g cocoa powder, plus extra

food allergies | Longevity LIVE

Food allergies can be a constant nightmare for approximately 2.5% of the general population, as they make cooking and eating out more of a hassle than they need be. Allergies are an immune response to foreign materials. Once a food allergen enters the body, the antibody IgE is released and

household products | Longevity LIVE

We are regularly exposed to a number of toxic chemicals on a daily basis. However, some of this exposure actually occurs in the comfort of our own homes, as some household products and items contain high levels of harmful toxins that can encourage a decline in one’s health. So instead

crêpes | Longevity LIVE

If someone made you these crêpes and you didn’t know the ingredients, you would never have known that they were made vegan, because they taste so similar to regular pancakes. Lucy Watson added them to her pancake arsenal, along with the buckwheat and banana pancake recipe, which were beloved by

bedroom plants | Longevity LIVE

According to growing statistics, over 23% of the world’s population is heavily sleep-derived, with American consumers having spent a reported $41 billion on sleep aids and remedies in 2015. That being said, there has to be an easier and more financially convenient way of getting a proper night’s rest. It’s