plant-based

eating grasshoppers [longevity live]

Eating grasshoppers for dinner might not be what you had in mind. Get ready for some new recipes, because certain cuisines are raving about the nutritional content of these little critters. In fact, eating grasshoppers might be the next super food item. The shops are even starting to stock them

KFC vegan [longevity live]

KFC Vegan chicken burgers seem to be what everybody craves from the menu. KFC, the Atlanta fried chicken franchise, was the first to hop onto a plant-based train. They recently released their vegan fried ‘chicken’ burger recently and they were sold out within a matter of hours. It just shows

plant fall [longevity live]

Plant fall vegetables now so that you can enjoy fresh and tasty vegetable dishes before the real weather hits. Nobody enjoys a cold winter where they can’t prepare hearty lentil and vegetable soups or stews. We encourage you to eat more plant-based but to do that you need to have

fat loss [longevity live]

Love handles and fat loss are common issues and tend to get worse as we get older. The problem is that our metabolisms begin to slow down and usually our activity levels decrease with them. As a result, we don’t burn as many calories as we once did. That’s why

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

food label

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,