Healthy Eating

superfoods | Longevity LIVE

Chia, quinoa and even acai berries. Aside from growing into beloved superfoods, these foods have one other thing in common- they all hail from South America. Native to South America, the Mayans and Incas are considered some of the healthiest people in history due to the nutrient-rich diets that they

strawberries | Longevity LIVE

A common staple in smoothies and the official Wimbledon fruit – strawberries are one of our favorite berries. Hailing from ancient Europe, these succulent, bright red berries are a rich source of vital nutrients such as fibre and vitamin A and C. Also, their antioxidant value helps to protect the body

avocados | Longevity LIVE

Avocados are probably the most popular superfood out there. Whether they are added to toasts or smoothies – the world can’t seem to get enough of this green-skinned fruit. Originating in South America, avocados have grown into renowned superfoods with hass avocados being the most popular form of avocado enjoyed.

diets | Longevity LIVE

With every passing day, new diets keep coming out, with each one promising greater results in a short period of time. Unfortunately, a lot of these diets are baseless and can actually be detrimental to one’s health. That being said, a few of them are quite effective and they also

It’s almost impossible not to find yourself eating fast food at least once a month. Fast food is convenient and most importantly – it’s cheap. However, finances do not excuse a poor diet. Fast foods are high in calories and are filled with fat, sugar and salt. These factors contribute

salad | Longevity LIVE

We all enjoy a good green salad. Not only does it bring much needed colour to our meals, but it also provides antioxidants, vitamins and other essential nutrients. Moreover, the inclusion of a homemade dressing ensures that you do not consume any hidden sugars and harmful preservatives. Using honey in

okra | Longevity LIVE

Affectionately referred to by Louisiana inhabitants as gumbo, okra is a delicious vegetable native to both African and Asian cuisines. Also referred to as lady’s fingers, okra is used in a number of soups and stews due to its ability to thicken these meals. Aside from its edible seeds, the

quercetin | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to powerful flavonoids that can protect our health, quercetin is at the top of the list. Flavonoids are a group of polyphenols, which are plant-based antioxidants. Flavonoids are responsible for providing fruits and vegetables with their vibrant colors. As it possess antioxidants qualities, quercetin helps to reduce oxidative

green tea | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to renowned beverages, green tea could rival the early fame days of Coca-Cola. Seen as the healthiest drink in the world, green tea is packed with antioxidants that allows for it to provide plenty of health benefits. Why this tea? Made from leaves of the Camellia sinesis plant,

tapas | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to healthy snacking, nuts are always key. They’re rich in essential antioxidants and minerals which makes them a go-to healthy snack for a lot of us. Additionally, button mushrooms are not only low in calories but they also contain adequate amounts of Vitamin D- which is needed