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If you’re hoping for effective healthy weight loss (or have ever tried to lose weight), you’ll quickly discover an over-saturation of information. You’ll also come across resources, sales-pitches, and more, that promise amazing results – for a fee. There are other so-called “free” programs that are either extremely complex or

weight | Longevity LIVE

Picture this: you consume a balanced diet rich in fiber, protein, and other essential nutrients. If that’s not enough, you make sure to drink at least 8 glasses of water every day and to engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic

Active weight management

Words matter, says Angela Alberga, assistant professor in Concordia University’s Department of Health, Kinesiology and Physiology ,  whether they come from friends, family, a schoolmate, a respected peer or the federal government. Words can be either helpful or harmful to the person towards whom they are directed. She critiques a Canadian Senate

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Especially today, with thousands of different diets competing for attention in the quest for long-term weight-loss – not to mention diseases such as diabetes and obesity contributing to disease-related deaths worldwide – it is important understand what actually works in this regard. That being said, losing weight can sometimes be

Rihanna's | Longevity Live]

Rihanna’s diet plays a major role in keeping her toned, fit and healthy. She has changed her tune though and wants to follow a healthier approach with her body. She’s embracing her womanly curves and feels confident doing it, more so than ever before. She says she has always had a ‘moody’

obesity | Longevity LIVE

The Biokinetics Association of South Africa (BASA) has called for the definition and management of “obesity” to be revisited. Dr Gerda Joubert, BASA president, believes the current reliance on body mass index (BMI) as a measure to determine overweight and obesity is too narrow to accurately determine whether someone is

kidney | Longevity LIVE

The 8th of March is World Kidney Day – so with that in mind, it is important to make sure that your kidneys are healthy. World Kidney Day is a global awareness campaign that focuses on the importance of kidney health and erducing the impact of kidney disease. In most

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A weight loss of as little a 5-10% can improve a woman’s chances of falling pregnant. In the world’s first comprehensive study on weight loss and its effect on fertility, researchers found that losing even five percent can have a significant effect on a woman’s chances of conceiving. The study, which involved

weight measurement | Longevity Live

We’ve all had our BMI worked out by a medical professional at some point or another. And although it can provide a general indication whether ones weight to height ratio is healthy or not, it’s far from being an accurate weight measurement tool for everyone.  Now a new App has been

Running has been considered  to cause more harm than good for you as you age.  Indeed for several years researchers feared the long-term effect of the then ‘new jogging craze’ would be floods of orthopaedic injuries, with older runners permanently limped by their exercise habit.  However, a study by the