liver

liver detox | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to ensuring that the body stays healthy, the liver is definitely at the forefront. Often referred to as the body’s personal detoxing system,  the liver helps to keep your body healthy and clean by removing toxins from the body. If that’s not enough, this vital organ is

Milk Thistle Hangover

Milk thistle should be on everyone’s festive shopping list.  The reason being, your liver often takes a beating over the holiday period with too much overeating and drinking. Milk thistle can be used to relieve the symptoms associated with occasional over-indulgence of drinks and food such as indigestion and upset

health conscious thanksgiving | Longevity LIVE

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. People everywhere are looking forward to spending time with those they care about and to revisit their favorite holiday traditions, and, of course, sitting down for a large multi-course meal. But with large meals comes large digestive responsibilities.   The good news is you can enjoy a more

Detox Diet

Opinion Editorial: Today, it’s rare to be among a group of people where somebody isn’t on a detox. From only eating fruit to drinking litres of herbal tea every day, to juicing all the vegetables you can into a “smoothie.” It may even involve cutting out entire food groups. The

avocado fruit bowl [longevity live]

Avocado fruit is life. Literally. Diabetes type 2 is a very common disease that doctors encounter worldwide. Indeed, today is World Diabetes Day. The statistics show more people die worldwide as a result of suffering from diabetes type 2, than those with AIDS and cancer combined. So what is the

Coffee Drinkers

  A research team from Queen’s University Belfast has found that coffee drinkers have a lower risk of the most common type of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The results were presented at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) conference in Glasgow this week. The results were also published in

male ketosis [longevity live]

Male ketosis is not set in stone and may very well have the same effect as it does in females. However, recently a few men have claimed that the keto-diet has done wonders in helping them shed unwanted body fat. There must be some science behind this? Apparently, researchers are

hepatitis | Longevity LIVE

This is certainly a different kind of alphabet and the statistics show that it is quite dangerous. After tuberculosis, hepatitis is the second major killer infectious disease. According to the World Health Organisation, 9 times more people are infected with hepatitis than with HIV. Today is World Hepatitis Day.  Today

liver diseases | Longevity LIVE

If there’s one organ that helps to maintain your overall health, it’s your liver. It helps in transforming nutrients into useful chemicals required by your body and it is great at filtering out poisons and it helps in converting food into energy. Hence, if it fails to function properly, it

wine glass | Longevity LIVE

Following the dietary sins of the festive holidays, many have adopted the first month of the year as Dry January. First coined by UK’s Alcohol Concern organization in 2013,  Dry January has become a movement in which drinkers give up alcohol for the entire month of January. While some drinkers