heart health

cuddling | Longevity LIVE

Do you and your partner regularly partake in spooning? Or are you and your partner part of the almost 50% of Americans who are secretly craving a sleep break-up from their partners? If you’re not a fan of soft words and snuggled conversations after sex, then you could be missing

heart | Longevity LIVE

According to a recent research letter published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, there seems to be an increase in heart-failure-related cardiovascular death rates amongst younger adults (aged 35 to 64) over the last decade.  Additionally, a separate study from the month of February revealed that younger American

red meat | Longevity LIVE

Consuming red meat has always proven to be quite complicated. Some cite its inclusion in our diets as a necessary source of protein. However, others don’t believe we need it that much, especially because we’re often guilty of over consuming it. That said, a recent study has now found a

heart | Longevity LIVE

Heart attacks are the most common cause of death. Do you worry a lot about all the vast amounts of heart information on a daily basis? The one that constantly reminds you of how bad different foods and different activities are for your health?  Well I do, and I am

heart | Longevity LIVE

In South Africa, cardiovascular disease (CVD/heart disease), which includes coronary artery disease (CAD), is the leading cause of death after HIV/Aids and the most frequent cause of death worldwide today (1). More South Africans die of CVD than of all the cancers combined. A common symptom of CAD is angina, yet

diet sodas | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to enjoying the taste of sodas, but with a little less guilt, sugar and calories – most people turn to diet sodas. Unfortunately, emerging studies are beginning to highlight the health dangers affected by these beverages. In fact, a recent study has linked diet sodas to a

circulation | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to the optimum functioning of the human body, good circulation is crucial. The circulatory system is the system in the human body responsible for the transportation of blood, oxygen, nutrients, waste products, and toxins. It is also in charge of regulating both body temperature and pH levels.

fried foods | Longevity LIVE

For some of us, fried foods are meals solely reserved for cheat days or unending bus rides. However, for the remaining majority, fried foods are quick, cheap meals to be regularly enjoyed at lunch and dinner times. In fact, more than a third of American adults enjoy fried-foods every day

wine | Longevity LIVE

We’ve all heard that a glass of wine a day keeps the doctor away, but just how factual is it? With the growing need to adopt a healthier lifestyle, drinking alcohol can leave us feeling guilty. Thankfully, emerging research continues to highlight the benefits that come from moderately consuming alcohol.

raw garlic [longevity live]

Raw garlic is not only great for spreading all over your pita bread or chucking into your hummus spread – it is actually incredibly good for you. If you often get shouted at for walking around with garlic breath, tell them that they are missing out and should eat more