nutrition

Baobab | Longevity LIVE

With today falling in Heart Awareness Month and today being National Heritage Day on top of that, we thought it appropriate to share with you a delicious and refreshing drink, perfect for a sunny day with friends and family. Containing baobab powder, raw honey and lemons, this is one perfectly

obesity | Longevity LIVE

Young children in England are being sent to secondary school with a major setback when it comes to their health: they are morbidly obese. At the moment, the government is fighting this issue, but a radical change is required for the battle against obesity to be won. According to recent

vitamin D deficiency | Longevity LIVE

Known as the sunshine vitamin, due to the fact that the body produces it once our skin becomes exposed to sunlight, vitamin D plays an integral part in lowering the risks for a number of health problems. If you suffer from a vitamin D deficiency, your body will show it.

motivation [longevity live]

Morning routines are habits that we can create to make our day feel easier and run smoother. However, many think that there is a secret morning routine to follow. When in actual fact, there is no set way, you just have to do what makes you feel good. The point

Experts speaking recently at the 2018 Yoghurt Summit, addressed the latest research on health-promoting properties of yoghurt from the perspective of “Realising Children’s Potential”. The studies showed that eating yoghurt regularly may protect children against long term non-communicable diseases and drive healthier food choices. Young yoghurt eaters in a cohort

metabolic syndrome | longevity live

Metabolic syndrome is not a disease, but a set of risk factors that increase your chances of developing heart diseases, diabetes and strokes. Metabolic syndrome is typically characterized by a large waistline and high levels of blood pressure and blood sugar. Types of metabolic disorders Hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism refers to an

If your hormones are going haywire, it could be due to low estrogen levels in your body. Estrogen plays a significant role in a woman’s body, especially in the functioning of the tissues of the breasts, uterus, and pituitary gland. This vital hormone regulates the urinary and reproductive systems and

healthiest [longevity live]

Healthiest change anybody could make, particularly with their body, is to change the way they think and feel. Keeping a smile on your face because you feel good, will not only fuel your mental and physical wellbeing. It will also fuel your self-esteem. A naturopathic physician and functional medicine expert in nutrition,

holidays | Longevity LIVE

If your love of fermented foods knows no bounds, then it could be time for you to pick up and enjoy a cup of the fermented tea, known as kombucha. Kombucha is a bubble, sour-tasting fermented tea that dates back to ancient China. While commonly made from black tea, kombucha

metabolism | Longevity LIVE

Metabolism refers to all the chemical reactions within our bodies. While fast metabolism is commonly associated with preventing weight gain, it is also vital for other bodily functions that help to maintain general health. Strong and fast helps to ensure immune function, lower risk of diseases and illnesses, fertility and