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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

Beyonce | Longevity LIVE

If your new year’s resolution was to enjoy more plant-based meals, you’re certainly not alone. They may be music’s biggest power couple but Beyonce and Jay-Z are urging fans to enjoy a more plant-based diet. The couple, who share three children, recently shared that their health-conscious approach was a direct

hummus | Longevity LIVE

The quantities of ingredients here make quite a small batch. I always double the recipe if making the hummus for guests (or for the week), and recommend doing so. Leftovers never go to waste. Serves 4 Ingredients required: 400g tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 clove of garlic 60g tahini

Older persons who follow the Mediterranean diet may have a lower risk of developing frailty later in their lives, according to the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Those who live on a diet composed mainly of plant-based foods – fresh, nutrient-filled foods – are likely to live longer and

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Nutrients provide the body with the nourishment that is essential for life, and being nutrient-deficient can have serious negative influences on your health. Nutrition expert Linda Drummond elaborates: “Nutrients are classified into two broad groups: those we need to make up the majority of our intake (macronutrients such as protein,