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blue zones | Longevity LIVE

While many of us are looking to science and even aesthetics for the fountain of youth, the answer to longevity has been found among populations living in the Blue Zones. What are the Blue Zones? Following research performed by Michel Poulain and Giani Pes in 2004, a group of researchers

celebrity | Longevity LIVE

Celebrities are in the business of looking young and beautiful. This keeps them on the cutting edge of successful anti-aging strategies. The rich and famous obviously have access to some resources the common person doesn’t, but many celebrities use anti-aging techniques anybody can afford. Let’s take a look at 10

wake [longevity live]

Wake up earlier and get things done. Honestly, whether or not you are an early riser it’s been proven that humans are most productive in the mornings. Benjamin Franklin himself says in his autobiography that his daily routine meant waking up at 5 am and going to bed by 10

bad habits | Longevity LIVE

While aging is a natural, biological process that we all have to eventually accept – nobody ever wants to look older than they are. Often, genetics and skin tone can determine how well one ages yet there are other external factors that can encourage premature aging. Some of us may be

rest [longevity live]

Rest, unfortunately, is something that too many of us consider a luxury nowadays. I speak to people about and many of them can’t help but feel guilty for doing absolutely nothing. It seems we are expected to just go, go, go at full speed day in and day out. This

Addiction | Longevity LIVE

We don’t hear enough about how drug and alcohol addiction affects the aging process. So says clinical psychologist Dr Sandrina Haeck, who explains that they affect our brain, skin, organs, nutrition and sleep. According to Haeck, alcohol abuse shrinks the brain, causing poor memory, visual issues and confusion. Excessive drinking

morning | Longevity LIVE

Mornings aren’t the best for everyone. While your colleagues stream in every morning, bright-eyed and ready for the day ahead – you often look like you lost a very long battle with your pillowcase. No matter how hard you try, you find yourself continuously hitting the snooze button before eventually

orthodontic | Longevity LIVE

It is surprising how simple oral problems can exacerbate other health issues and impact the quality of your life. For instance, misaligned or crooked teeth can affect your speech or pronunciations while gum diseases can be the underlying cause of other health conditions like such as diabetes. Orthodontic treatments can

bright | Longevity LIVE

Cancer survivors experience more sleep problems than most people. Up to 60% of them experience mild to severe insomnia with symptoms like difficulty falling asleep, inability to sleep through the night and daytime sleepiness. Some of the factors behind this include the cancer treatments administered and symptoms like fatigue and

sleep vs exercise | Longevity LIVE

We all know that using a computer in bed is not a good idea as it can keep us awake at night. The same applies to watching television, especially horror movies before going to bed. If we want to get enough good night’s sleep, we should also avoid drinking coffee