We all know we won’t live forever and aging is inevitable. But they’re several ways to slow down the aging process.
One of the sure-fire ways to do so is by living a healthy lifestyle. Exercising, drinking lots of water, getting enough rest, and eating right.
The saying “you’re what you eat” couldn’t have been more apt. The food you eat (or don’t eat) directly reflects on how you look and impacts your aging rate positively or negatively.
That being said, they’re some specific foods that a steady intake of them has been proven to slow down the aging process.
Read on to discover five best foods that slow down the aging process.
This chewy fruit is packed with vitamins like vitamins A, C, K, and E, calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, and B vitamins that replenish and rejuvenates the skin. These vitamins and antioxidants also promote skin elasticity and help in the smoothening of fine lines and wrinkles.
Also, papaya contains an enzyme called papain that works as a natural anti-inflammatory agent, the reason why papaya has is being extracted into several beauty products like soaps, creams and scrubs. You can snack on Papayas or mash and use a facemask.
Blueberries contain an antioxidant called anthocyanin that fights against aging. It’s also rich in Vitamin A and C. These tasty berries can serve as protection against the wear and tear from dust, wind, and sun exposure. Try berries with your oats, smoothies, or fruit salad bowl.
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If you didn’t know, avocados are one the superfoods out there. They’re packed with vitamins K, C, E, and A, B vitamins, potassium, and other age-defying nutrients. Avocados also contain anti-inflammatory that promotes skin elasticity, leaving your skin fresh and supple. You can enjoy avocado in a salad or make it into a face mask.
Nuts like almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, contain vitamin E, a key nutrient that helps to repair damaged skin. It also protects again the harsh effects of UV Rays and smoothen out sunburns. Not only that, nuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids strengthen skin cell membranes and protect against sun damage.
Potatoes contain a certain antioxidant called beta-carotene which turns into Vitamin A. This helps to promote the production of skin cells which helps to make the skin supple and fresh.
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