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endocrine | Longevity LIVE

As if eating a healthy balanced meal and leading an active lifestyle wasn’t enough. If you really want to ensure your well-being, you’ll need to keep an eye out for endocrine disruptors.  As convenient as our modern lives have become, it’s unfortunate that endocrine disruptors are now found everywhere. That

Organic tampons

The word organic has become synonymous with good health, especially when it comes to food produce and beauty products. That said, women are increasingly on the hunt for healthier,  feminine hygiene products,  including organic tampons. But are they really healthier and worth the additional price? Following in the footsteps of brands

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The best health advice I ever got was from Kurt Amman, who started Rosendal Vinegar in Stellenbosch. He said you should always aim to put the highest-quality ingredients that you can afford into your body. The best book on this enormous, polarizing, complex and emotional subject is Nutrition and Physical

produce | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to the consumption of organic produce, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) does its best to advocate for this practice by releasing an annual list of which produce in the United States contains the most pesticides.  Known as the Dirty Dozen list, this list ranks 12 pieces of

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Pesticides are substances used in farming to ward off and destroy insects and other organisms. This is done to prevent the spoilage of large quantities of crops. Unfortunately, environmental exposure to pesticides has been linked to a number of health concerns. These include cancer, hormone disruption, memory loss and –

organic | LONGEVITY LIVE

There has been quite a bit of speculation about whether it’s really worth buying organic produce, or whether conventionally farmed crops will give you the same nutritional benefits. Now before you make any quick decisions about these mixed reviews – let’s go through all the facts you should know first about organic foods.

garden | Longevity Live

In today’s world, the idea of growing your own food garden is appealing. Not only is it cost-effective, but you can control the soil in which your plants grow, and will be assured that no additives or pesticides have been used, thereby improving the nutrient and mineral content of your