heart health

The term pole dancing may conjure up a few interesting visuals. Adventurous minds aside, pole dancing is one of the best ways to stay in shape. Various studies have linked dancing to a plethora of benefits and pole dancing is no different. The addition of a steel pole to dance

Mediterranean | Longevity LIVE

Here we go again, sounding just like a Greek granny, telling her grandkids to eat up on the fresh food on the table. Why do we always hammer on all things Mediterranean? Because they work, that’s why. Not only that, it is all-round effective, not only for you gut and

choline | Longevity LIVE

Not only is choline an important B vitamin, but it’s also a nutrient that’s essential for a number of biological processes. These include DNA formation and healthy liver function, as well as helping to form tissue within the nervous system that plays a part in brain development and growth. As this

flaxseeds | Longevity Live

Flaxseeds are seeds that are rich in fibre, antioxidants, omega-3 and protein. This rich nutrient composition allows for the seeds to help in lowering the risk of cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Flaxseeds also contain ALA, which are fatty acids that can only be obtained from food sources. This fatty

heart | Longevity Live

Do you want to know the age of your heart? The Heart Age Calculator has been designed to give you an idea of the health of your heart, as well as an indication of how lifestyle-related factors (such as obesity or smoking) may affect your overall heart health. Click here

PMB's | Longevity LIVE

Few medical scheme members realize that they have access to PMB’s and and certain minimum health services, regardless of the benefit option they have selected. The Medical Scheme Act No 131 of 1998 and associated regulations, which were promulgated with the intention to provide people with continuous care to improve

Live Longer

One of the greatest motivators for doing something is a sense of being happy. This elation is our bodies’ way of telling us to reinforce certain behavior. In a day and age when we are bombarded by external stress, it’s even more important to have ways and means of feeling

medical | Longevity LIVE

Here are the most prominent medical breakthroughs that took place at the end of 2017, from man-made human blood to an artificial pancreas. 1. Scientists remove HIV from animals A study published in the journal Molecular Therapy has revealed that scientists are finally closer to finding a permanent cure for

spinach | Longevity LIVE

“The pancakes are easy enough to make, provided that you have all of your bits and pieces ready and waiting,” says Paul. Jessica Pieterse, registered dietician at Nutritional Solutions, notes, “Lutein is a phytonutrient that is found in spinach. Certain studies have shown that it lowers the risk of cancers

sleep

It’s official. Dread and delight set in as you place the “for sale” sign up to sell your home.  This is your nest, the place where you breathe a deep sigh of relief at the end of every day, a space filled with ambition and dreams. Yet things have recently