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As a brand, we have long prided ourselves on not only the valuable health content of our magazine but also on the quality of the events we host. We work tirelessly to get access to ensure our speakers are those leading psychologists and general practitioners in the fields of health

sugar | Longevity LIVE

What if you could reduce the amount of sugar you need to bake a batch of deliciously moist brownies – by 40% no less – and your end product wouldn’t taste any less sweet? While this may sound far-fetched, it is now a reality. In the past, various companies and

itchy throat [longevity live]

Itchy throats seem to be a common issue many people experience after eating a specific fruit or vegetable. If your throat tingles after biting into your favourite fruit, don’t stress, because you’re not the only one. Experts believe that the sensation is actually caused by a seasonal allergy, like Hayfever.

traction | Longevity LIVE

Traction alopecia in ethnic women is fast becoming one of the major causes of hair loss. What is this condition? Traction alopecia is a type of hair loss, caused primarily by a pulling force on the roots of the hair, explains Rasheed Patel from Fusion Labs. It is more common

scientists | Longevity LIVE

Among the hot topics raised at the recently held World Allergy Congress (WAC) in Orlando, Florida (USA) – ahead of World Allergy Week (22-28 April) – was scientists’ discovery of a method using immune cell transfer and genetic engineering, which can switch on or turn off people’s reaction to allergies.

La Mer | Longevity LIVE

What does it do? The Genaissance de La Mer Collection launched in 2015 with a unique serum containing the new The Eye and Expression Cream. What sets the range apart is its use of biofermented ingredients that become micronutrients your skin can easily absorb. This anti-aging cream works on rejuvenating,

clutter | Longevity LIVE

A 2015 Bloomberg study revealed South Africa as the second-most stressed country in the world. (1) In 2017, these statistics still seem plausible. While the ‘flight or fight’ response we get from stress is all part of basic human survival. Persistent stress was not something we had to worry about