Everyone is looking for that magical fountain of youth. But until we find it, exercise and a healthy diet are the best (non-surgical) ways to keep you looking years — or decades — younger. Eating certain foods will improve the look and feel your skin, boost your energy and even fight off disease. Add these 20 options to your diet, suggested by Chris Mohr, Ph.D., owner of MohrResults.com, and experience their multiple health and anti-aging benefits.
They contain large amounts of antioxidants which are responsible for skin and brain care. The fiber content present in them helps in producing vitamins and minerals in the body which keeps you from aging.
These are highly nutrient; the best part is that they come with shell over them. Survey has been carried out saying that the main advantage of shelled nuts is that they contain less calories when compared to unshelled nuts.
3. Wild Salmon:
They contains fatty acids in them which are called Omega 3 fatty acids, which helps in anti-aging, good functioning of brain, skin, eyes, joints and heart. Aging leads in reducing good functioning of brain. Wild salmon is suggestible for anti-aging.
4. Whey Protein:
This protein got a substance in it called as resistant starch, which helps in metabolism, generally aging leads to loss of mass in the muscles, which is caused due to fewer metabolisms. This can be prevented by consuming the whey protein.
5. Greek Yogurt:
Generally yogurt has more contents of sugar and lactose in it, Greek yogurt has less amounts of these substances when compare to normal yogurt, which helps in gaining good health and also keeps from aging.
Heart diseases can be prevented by consuming coffee, added advantage of coffee is that is keeps you away from diabetes though it has some drawbacks. Coffee must be mostly consumed without more sugar and cream which helps you in anti-aging and good health.
This is very high in nutrition, when compared to salmon it contains less amounts of calories in it but has equal amounts of fatty acids called Omega 3 fatty acids, which mainly helps in looking young and also looking healthy.
Fiber is the most essential nutrient which is not mostly consumed by anyone these days. Fiber content is more in oats, which keeps you full and makes you eat less for the next meal, the weight gain in the middle age makes you look older, which can be prevented by consuming oats every day.
9. Red Wine:
Red wine is rich in antioxidants. Fermented foods are very good for digestion, as they contain lactic acid. Resveratrol is a famous antioxidant present in the skin of grapes; it helps in death of brain and heart cells. Thus it is helpful in Anti-aging.
Green leafy vegetables are high in nutrients; it has a pigment called as lutein which is generally present in green leafy vegetables that keeps you from aging.
Corn keeps away from causing cancer; fiber content that is present in corn prevents the growth in cancer. A component called IP6 is present in the corn, helps in maintaining good health and killing the cells causing cancer.
12. Whole Grains:
Carbohydrates that are present in the grains help in burning fats, the cholesterol levels are brought down by the carbohydrates in the grains. This helps in anti-aging and life moderation.
They contain antioxidants which help you stay fit and good health, just a quarter tea spoon of cinnamon powder per day after meal, helps you maintain body fats.
14. Dark Chocolate:
The digestion process can be retarded by consuming fewer amounts of dark chocolate, which makes you feel full. It boosts the process of metabolism that aids in burning fats and calorie. It helps us keep away from the heart diseases. Also helps in anti-aging by reducing calories in the body.
Making use of curcumin powder with vegetables, meat or rice helps in preventing the blood vessels from the cells causing cancer, which keeps you healthy and fit and makes you look young.
16. Sweet Potatoes:
They contain a compound called as lycopene which contains large amounts of vitamins helping the skin from Ultra violet damage. Consuming sweet potatoes leads to healthier skin and young look.
These seeds are moisturized and the oil extracted from these seeds helps your skin look moisturized. They contain omega 3 fatty acids which mainly help in anti-aging and good health. The oil from these seeds can be used in your favorite dishes to make your skin healthy.
Vitamins like Lycopene and beta-carotene are present in watermelon which plays a major role in healing the skin cells that are damaged when exposed to sunlight. Thus skin looks young.
19. Green Tea:
Many researches and surveys have found that aging process has slowed down with few cups of green tea every day. It improves your DNA structure and also slows down the process of shortening of cells during aging. You can drink it either hot or cold or it can also be used as a refreshing base for stews and soups. Green tea always helps you look and feel younger.
20. Rainbow Trout:
These contain omega 3 fatty acids which salmon contains which most commonly helps in anti-aging. Trout should be commonly fried in olive oil which helps in burning fats, healthy fats that are present in Rainbow trout helps in cell protection keeping you from aging.