September 27, 2016 12:00 AM | by Zeinab El-Fiqi
10 Anti-aging Foods to Make You Look and Feel Young
As I mentioned before in “10 Beauty Tips to Look 10 Years Younger” article...to look young, you need to make changes in your life right now. And just like you need to be on a specific healthy diet to lose weight, you need to eat in a special way to keep and maintain a healthy and young looking body, so these 10 anti-aging foods can help you look and feel young again, so get to know what you should start loading up on.
1. Olive oil
Olive oil contains powerful antioxidants that may help prevent aging-related diseases. By keeping your body healthy as you grow up, you’re also aiding your body to look and feel younger than its real age.
Yoghurt is not directly related to anti-aging foods, but as we grow older are bones become weaker than before. Yoghurt is rich in calcium which is a great help to keep away from osteoporosis. Fragile bones make us age faster as it restrain us from moving as we like.
If you’re looking for the perfect skin protector against wrinkles caused by the sun and age, then pomegranates are the answer. Pomegranates are great as an anti-aging agent, they’re loaded with vitamin C, there seeds contain both ellagic acid and punicalagin, the first acid fights damages caused by radicals, and the second acid can help your body preserve more collagen. Pomegranates can make your skin look soft and young.
Blueberries are not only delicious; they can protect your skin from fine lines, how? They’re very high antioxidant kind of food, so they fight the fine lines that appear with age, sun exposure and stress.
One of the healthiest things for the human body is Omega 3, and the best Omega 3 is obtained from fish. The Omega 3 can help prevent skin cancer.
Can you believe this? The best way to look and feel young is to eat chocolate. Coca keeps your blood vessels young, which makes it hard to get high blood pressure; it protects you from type 2 diabetes and kidney disease.
Nuts are awesome anti-aging agents; they’re full of unsaturated fat, so they’re super healthy and beneficial to your body. People who eat nuts regularly live one to two years longer.
Just like pomegranates, oranges are loaded with vitamin C and water. They hydrated your skin to keep it soft and young.
So why is avocado good for your anti-aging regime? Because avocados contain healthy fats, these healthy fats help your skin stay hydrated which is important for a young looking skin. Avocados also nourish your skin with important vitamins that are very important for your skin.
10. Green tea
Taking one cup of green tea per-day can work magic on your body in a month! Green tea is considered as a great anti-aging agent as it contains something called catechins. It basically protects your skin from sun damages, which perfect because our skin sags, droops and develop fine lines from sun exposure.
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