Food That Will Help You Be Healthier And Younger – 8 Anti-Aging Foods


Even if aging is a natural process from which we cannot escape, food can influence a lot on how we look and how we feel inside.

So the first step is to stop including junk food as your main source of nutrition.

Also, you can stop drinking energy drinks and soft drinks. (If you can).

You can also start including daily walks around 30 minutes, if you have the time.

Start drinking enough water, we often forget to even drink a glass of water, since there is a lot of work to be done, taking care of your kids, work, housework, you often forget to even take a break.

But don’t worry we have prepared a few advises that will help you stay healthy and that will make your skin be beautiful and youthful.

 

Olive oil

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You should use olive oil as often as possible. Not only does it help regulate blood pressure and reduce the risk of a heart disease, it helps your skin looks healthier. Various studies have shown that it even helps protect our skin from harmful sun rays.

Advice: apply a few drops of olive oil around your eyes at night, it will help to moisturize your skin and make it smooth, also it will decrease the appearance of fine lines. You don’t have to rinse it in the morning.

 

Green tea

Green tea is more than just green liquid, it is full of flavanoids, a potent antioxidant. Antioxidants are necessary in your body to fight free radicals that age your skin and that deteriorate collagen.

Advice: use the remaining tea in your pot or cup on your skin. Dab it on with a swab or cloth. Green tea is a fantastic antioxidant moisturizer, and costs almost nothing compared to others in the shops.

 

Oily fish

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Salmon, tuna, anchovies, and turbot.

A real anti-age food. It’s a great source of Omega 3 fatty acids that are powerful fighters against heart diseases, bloating and others… it’s not surprising that this food helps our skin look younger.

 

 Dark chocolate

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Dark chocolate is loaded with nutrients that can positively affect your health. Made from the seed of the cocoa tree, it is one of the best sources of antioxidants on the planet.

Cocoa and dark chocolate contain more antioxidant activity, polyphenols and flavanols than other fruits they tested, which included blueberries and Acai berries.

Studies show that dark chocolate (not the sugary crap) can improve health and lower the risk of heart disease.

Quality dark chocolate is rich in Fiber, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, Manganese and a few other minerals.

 

Flax seeds 

Flax seeds are a rich source of micronutrients, dietary fiber, manganese, vitamin B1, and the essential fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid, also known as ALA or omega-3.

Flax seed benefits could help you improve digestion, give you clear skin, lower cholesterol, reduce sugar cravings, balance hormones, fight cancer and promote weight loss… and that’s just the beginning!

 

Pomegranate

Pomegranates have anti-oxidant, anti-viral and anti-tumor properties and are said to be a good source of vitamins, especially vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E, as well as folic acid. This amazing fruit consists of three times as many antioxidants as both wine or green tea.

Other health benefits include being a great cure for the heart related problems, stomach disorders, cancer, dental conditions, osteoarthritis, anemia and diabetes. Pomegranates have been traditionally used for clearing up the skin and reducing inflammation. Pomegranate’s juice can also be useful for the treatment of sore throats.

 

Avocado

Also known as an alligator pear or butter fruit, the versatile avocado is the only fruit that provides a substantial amount of healthy monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA).

Avocados are a naturally nutrient-dense food and contain nearly 20 vitamins and minerals.

It provides your body with vitamin C, potassium, and antioxidants, and it is rich in folic acid.

 

Tomatoes

Tomatoes are a treasure of riches when it comes to their antioxidant benefits. In terms of conventional antioxidants, tomatoes provide an excellent amount of vitamin C and beta-carotene; a very good amount of the mineral manganese; and a good amount of vitamin E.

The health benefits of tomatoes include improved eye sight, good stomach health, and reduced blood pressure, as well as relief from diabetes, skin problems.

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