nutrition

poor diet | Longevity LIVE

While smoking is a debilitating habit that can have a disastrous effect on your health, a new study has revealed that poor diets are responsible for more deaths around the world. Poor diets can be defined as those low in fresh fruits and vegetables, seeds and nuts, yet high in

Meatless Mondays will soon be observed by 1.1 million kids all over the Big Apple. Starting this 2019 – 2020 school year, all schools in New York City will be implementing this practice on the first day of the new week in a move towards improved health and sustainability for

strawberries | Longevity LIVE

It’s 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 fiber, vitamin A and C. Also, their antioxidant value helps to protect the body

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

metabolism | Longevity LIVE

In addition to being encouraged to eat our fruits and veggies, drink lots of water, and stay away from sugar, as a kid, having a healthy amount of fiber in our diet is probably one of the first things you were taught to do for your health. Not only is

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 possesses antioxidant qualities, quercetin helps to reduce oxidative

If there is one nation who understands a thing or two about living well and all that that entails, it’s the French. Not only have they mastered the art of going about their daily lives with an innate sense of style, but because they manage to make their lifestyle look

3 happy students jumping in snow

Staying fit and healthy in university is not really a priority for most students. For most, it is their first time living away from home, free of any restrictions, and with complete independence – you can eat, drink, and do whatever you want! However, neglecting your health and well-being can

Italians | Longevity LIVE

According to The Bloomberg Global Health Index, Italians are the healthiest people in the world (1). Using data from the World Bank, The World Health Organization and the United Nations Population Division, Bloomberg evaluated 163 countries. The authors of the study then looked at health risks such as high blood

golden berries | Longevity LIVE

Don’t let their small size fool you as golden berries are bursting with antioxidant benefits. Native to South America, golden berries (Peruvian ground cherries) are the latest berries being referred to as a superfood. They’re rich in fiber, vitamins, and polyphenols. Goldenberries are also a rare source of the antioxidant