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10 Anti aging foods
  1. Berries

–       -blueberries, raspberries, cranberries, strawberries

–       -super rich in antioxidants (Anthocyanins)

–       -promote cell health and can protect against disease.

–       -Darker berries, especially ones that are black or blue in color ,tend to provide the best anti-aging benefits because they have the highest concentration of antioxidants

 

2. Dark Chocolate

–       eating (or drinking) dark chocolate has been shown to help protect the skin against the harmful effects of UV.

–       Eating dark chocolate can increase circulation in the skin and improve its ability to retain moisture.

3.Beans

–       they’re good for your heart .

–       excellent source of low-fat protein, especially for those who don’t eat meat.

4.Whole Grains

–       Rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants

–       lower the risk of age-related illnesses such as cardiovascular disease and cancer.

  1. olive oil

-Rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory monounsaturated fat.

-Fights cancer, and age-related illnesses.

 

10 Anti aging foods

 

5. Tomatoes

–       -Contain lycopene, an antioxidant compound that helps maintain youthful skin texture.

–       -Reduces the risk of some types of cancer (especially prostate, lung, and stomach cancers) and heart disease.

 

6. Nuts

–       -Have a generous helping of healthy fats, vitamins, and protein that benefit cardiovascular and brain health.

–       -High in compounds that ease inflammation.

 

7.Fish

–       -oily fish provide omega-3 fatty acids that help combat inflammation in the body.

–       -eating several weekly servings of such fish like salmon, gives a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease and stroke.

 

8. kale and spinach

– contain special phytonutrients, or antioxidant compounds, that help guard against damage caused by the sun.

-loaded with beta-carotene and lutein, two nutrients that have been shown to improve skin elasticity.

 

9Red Grapes

–       contain an antioxidant called resveratrol, that has anti-inflammatory and anticoagulant properties,

–       -promotes heart health.

10. Green tea

–       -contain the most EGCG, one of the most powerful antioxidants.

–       -Green tea consumption lower rates of conditions such as heart disease, cancer, and Alzheimer’s disease.

Sources:
http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/beauty/skin-care/anti-aging/the-best-anti-aging-foods-/

http://health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/aging/anti-aging-tips/10-anti-aging-foods.htm

http://www.marieclaire.co.uk/health/best/7305/10/anti-ageing-foods.html

http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/best-anti-aging-foods?page=4

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