About Vanessa Ascencao - Nutritional Consultant Vanessa Ascencao is a dynamic, inspirational and highly qualified nutritional consultant. She brings a fresh and revolutionary approach to health, wellness and personal growth, having spent 15 years studying, researching and working with some of the greatest minds in metaphysics, nutrition and health. She’s helped celebrities, business executives and others transform their lives through a unique mind-body approach to health and nutrition.
Vanessa holds a Master’s of Science in Nutrition, a Bcom in Marketing, and consults to top local and international health and natural food companies.
She’s helped scores of South Africans get into shape and improve their lives.
Vanessa featured on CNBC Africa.
03 April 2014
A recent research report from the University of Southern Carolina has found that protein controls the growth hormone IGF-I, which has been linked to an increased risk of cancer. Today on 15minutes with Longevity, we'll be speaking about this as well as look at how you're eating habits relate to your health over a long period of time. … [Read More...]
IN THE WESTERN WORLD WE ARE OBSESSED WITH NUTRIENTS AND 'NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE'.
WHERE ELSE IN LIFE DO YOU NEED SO MUCH SCIENCE TO GET THROUGH THE DAY?
Eating has become really complex because there is so much nutritional science out there, and it is constantly evolving. But food is about much bigger issues than health — we also eat for taste, culture, tradition, pleasure, sense of community, conviviality and identity. … [Read More...]
Today we are faced with the epidemics and pandemics of chronic illnesses, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, rheumatoid arthritis, Alzheimer's and so many others. What we know is that most of these can be prevented, managed and even treated using the correct nutrition. … [Read More...]