Experts speaking recently at the 2018 Yoghurt Summit, addressed the latest research on health-promoting properties of yoghurt from the perspective of “Realising Children’s Potential”. The studies showed that eating yoghurt regularly may protect children against long term non-communicable diseases and drive healthier food choices. Young yoghurt eaters in a cohort
Turns out, there’s more to strawberries than just Wimbledon. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the medical term used to define conditions that cause inflammation in the gut- most notably ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. These two conditions cause inflammation in the gut, with painful symptoms that include watery (often bloody)
Health is paramount for the overall well-being of a human. Hectic schedules and keeping up with work can cause us to neglect our health, which, in turn, can prove to be detrimental to our fitness in the long run. Since every single day counts when it comes to the nutrition,
Calcium is one of the most abundant minerals in the body, making it extremely vital for one’s health. It’s common knowledge that calcium plays an important role in maintaining the health your bones and teeth, but it also plays a part in maintaining cardiovascular health, muscle function and nerve signaling. While
It’s already present in you naturally, it’s in our food, our water and soil, and it’s the ingredient that gets added to fertilizer so that plants grow quicker. Walk into any supermarket, and this chemical will be present on the shelves, in some form or another. The trouble is, if it
Flavonoids are the pigments that give fruits and vegetables their bright colors. Aside from providing vibrant colors for fruits and vegetables, flavonoids also help to regulate cell growth. Furthermore, these pigments also contain antioxidative properties, which hold a lot of benefits for human health. That being said, new research has
Pouyoukas Soup Mix combines red lentils, brown lentils, split green and yellow peas, and pearl barley, producing an interesting variety of textures and tastes. This tasty lentil soup contains fibre, protein, B-vitamins and blood-sugar stabilizing carbohydrates. This is a great way to increase your daily vegetable intake without the hassle.
In a world that villifies cravings, it’s common for many of us to do everything in our power to not give in and simply ignore them. However, this would be a bad move as cravings are not the enemy but are rather a way in which our body attempts to
Recently, Come Dine With Me South Africa shared some of their best recipes with Longevity, and we picked out our favourites for our readers, knowing you will love this Mexican-inspired trio of tacos. With this recipe, your guests will be able to decide for themselves which fillings they prefer with
Fat may be seen as a dirty word, but it doesn’t deserve its bad reputation; not exactly. The body needs fat for energy and it also uses fat to better process certain vitamins and minerals. However, fat can also heighten the risk for cardiovascular health problems as well as obesity.