Wellness

kids | Longevity LIVE

Couples without children are more satisfied with their relationships than couples with kids, a new study conducted at the Open University in Britain suggests. The study on relationships and kids A study of more than 5000 adults found that childless couples have happier marriages and feel more valued in their

fit | Longevity LIVE

Physical fitness and being fit in your teens can reduce the risk of heart attack later in life. The study on being fit The recent study also revealed that men who are fit, but obese in their teens, run a higher risk of having a heart attack than those who

nutritious | Longevity LIVE

Beating the likes of France and Switzerland, Netherlands is the country with the most nutritious, plentiful and healthy food in the world. Interestingly, United States and Japan failed to make it into the top 20, according to Oxfam’s “Good Enough to Eat” index. “The Netherlands have created a good market

avocado | Longevity LIVE

Research reveals that eating half an avocado at lunchtime can boost feelings of fullness and reduce the temptation to snack between meals. Avocado study The latest study involved 26 healthy but overweight adults. Researchers wanted to see if avocado consumption influences satiety, blood sugar, insulin response and snacking. The findings,

lethargic | Longevity LIVE

People who waste time waiting for a slow computer run the risk of being lethargic, stressed, and less likely to engage in a healthy lifestyle, researchers say. “A slow computer is not only wasting valuable time that could be put towards improved health, but it is also a source of

Loving touch | Longevity LIVE

A loving touch or a reassuring caress may be much more than an indicator of love and affection; a new study in the journal Frontiers of Psychology suggests that receiving this kind of touch could help to increase a sense of self. The study, conducted by researchers from University College

healthy eating | Longevity LIVE

Here are some healthy eating tips from Johannesburg registered dietician Lila Bruk of Lila Bruk & Associates healthy eating tips In the summer when it’s too hot for heavy, stodgy meals, keep to lighter meals, such as salads and fish braais. Keep your eating in check by pacing yourself over

Meditate | Longevity LIVE

A new study published in the Journal JAMA Internal Medicine has found that dedicating an hour to meditate can improve anxiety and depression symptoms. “A lot of people use meditation, but it’s not a practice considered part of mainstream medical therapy for anything,” said lead researcher Madhav Goyal, M.D., M.P.H.,

sleep

For a long time smoking has been associated with diseases and reducing the health of smokers in general, however new research, published in The FASEB Journal, suggests that smoking can negatively affect sleep. The study on sleep The study aimed to show that smoking leads to changes that ultimately affect functioning

Rachel Edlich

Rachel and Liz, based in the United States, are the daughters of Dr Richard F Edlich, a world renowned professor of plastic surgery. Their father is their inspiration, and they learnt the science of skincare from an early age. They have recently launched their radical skincare anti-aging range into the