LONGEVITY BLOG

Discover the latest news from our longevity experts

Learn more on how to stay healthy, live longer and enjoy life to its fullest thanks to the highlights topics in health and wellness optimisation, immunity, detox, nutrition as well as healthy recipes designed by our Chef.

 

 

How to boost your immune system?

How to boost your immune system?

Nutrition plays an important preventative role in maintaining health. Consuming a variety of food, you gain from thousands of phytochemicals acting together to help provide you protection against inflammation, oxidative stress, poor gut microbiome and low immune system.

Our deep approach to immunity

Our deep approach to immunity

For Clinique La Prairie’s doctors, it is interesting to observe the current health state of the guests who come or return for a stay at the clinic. This allows them to assess immunity brought by the benefits of the clinic's programs, especially the Revitalisation program.

Nutrition and Energy – How to use nutrients to boost your body energy?

Nutrition and Energy – How to use nutrients to boost your body energy?

The complex interaction between several compounds of our daily diet and the functioning of our body is a fascinating universe. By simply selecting specific micronutrients in our food, we can beneficially modulate core physiological processes such as energy metabolism and cerebral blood-flow reducing fatigue incidence and improving physical/mental recovery.

Discover our dietician’s tips to adopt healthy habits. 

Stuffed button mushrooms with cauliflower cream

Stuffed button mushrooms with cauliflower cream

What if one of the greatest keys to living a long & healthy life were on our plates?

Plant-based cuisine and its incredible diversity of colors and flavors begins with sight and continues with taste for genuine sensory delight. Discover this vegan and gluten free recipe - Stuffed button mushrooms with cauliflower cream.

Spring calls for a kickstart 

Spring calls for a kickstart 

This month calls for a kickstart. Many of us may feel in need of restoring intestinal health or wiping out winter tiredness. Explore our nutritionists’ tips about plant-based food to tackle some common winter ailments. Eating a plant-based diet can help us to balance our body fluids and fight inflammation, improving our sleep and ultimately boosting our immune system.

The science of longevity

The science of longevity

The scientific community has never been closer to discovering the fountain of youth; we’re approaching the dawn of a spectacular leap in longevity. Life expectancy has tripled in the last 250 years. Will we soon find the holy grail of immortality? It’s one of humanity’s oldest myths. From Gilgamesh to Dorian Gray, revisiting Faust’s pact; from Hercules to Peter Pan and Benjamin Button, the quest for immortality and eternal youth has been an ongoing theme portrayed by literature and film through the years.

A wellness breakthrough with epigenetics

A wellness breakthrough with epigenetics

Every single cell in our body encloses the same genetic information, a complete and unique blueprint that builds the individual. What differentiates a brain cell from a liver cell, or any other cell, is the activation and inactivation of specific genes. The science investigating the regulatory mechanisms that switch genes on and off is called epigenetics.

Heat, cold and sounds for your wellbeing

Heat, cold and sounds for your wellbeing

Heat and cold energies, as therapeutic tools, are used in our programs in various combinations, from total immersion to experiences that leverage dilation and contraction provided by the contrast in temperatures. The many health benefits of these therapies include stimulating blood circulation and respiratory tracts, deeply relaxing the body to combat stress more effectively, calming muscle pains, maintaining body’s homeostasis.