Super Anti-Aging Foods that Support Your 40’s-
Good-looking, glowing skin starts with our eating habits but these anti-aging foods can help us with more than that.
This leafy green is a great source of Calcium, potassium, manganese, phosphorus vitamins A, C, K, B-1, and B-2.
It acts as an internal skin antiseptic, that increases the circulation and delivery of minerals to all cells of the body, resulting in enhanced oxygenation of the skin.
2. Red bell pepper
Red peppers contain more than 200 percent of your daily vitamin C intake, these are a great source of vitamin B6 and folate.
Both these vitamins & minerals can help prevent anemia, and are high in vitamin A, which helps to support healthy eyesight, especially night vision
Red bell peppers are loaded with antioxidants, which is having supreme control when it comes to anti-aging.
This delicious superfood is rich in a variety of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that may help to improve skin elasticity and minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
These include: vitamins A, C, K, and E, Calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, B vitamins
The wide range of antioxidants in papaya helps to fight free radical damage and may delay signs of aging.
Blueberries are the King of Antioxidant Foods.
Blueberries are rich in vitamins A and C, as well as an age-defying antioxidant called anthocyanin.
Broccoli is an anti-inflammatory, anti-aging powerhouse packed with: vitamins C and K, a variety of antioxidants: fiber, folate, lutein, calcium.
Your body needs vitamin C for the production of collagen, the main protein in skin that gives it strength and elasticity.
You can eat broccoli raw for a quick snack, but if you have the time, gently steam before eating.
From charred bites to pesto sauces, cooking broccoli actually helps release more health benefits for your body.
Spinach is super hydrating and packed with antioxidants, that help to oxygenate and replenish the entire body.
It’s also rich in vitamins A, C, E, and K, Magnesium, plant-based heme iron, lutein
This versatile leafy green’s high vitamin C content enhances collagen
production to keep skin firm and smooth.
Many nuts (especially almonds) are a great source of vitamin E, which may help repair skin tissue, retain skin moisture, and protect skin from damaging UV rays.
Walnuts even contain anti-inflammatory omega-3, fatty acids that may help strengthen skin cell membranes, protect against sun damage.
Avocados are high in inflammation-fighting fatty acids promote smooth, supple skin.
They also contain a variety of essential nutrients that may prevent the negative effects of aging,
The high content of vitamin A in avocados can help us shed dead skin cells, leaving us with gorgeous, glowing skin.
Their carotenoid content may also assist in blocking toxins and damage from the sun’s rays and also help to protect against skin cancers.
9. Sweet potatoes
The orange color of the sweet potato comes from an antioxidant called beta-carotene, which is converted to vitamin A, may help restore skin elasticity, promote skin cell turnover, and ultimately contribute to soft, youthful-looking skin.
It is a great source of vitamins C and E, both of which may protect our skin from harmful free radicals and keep our complexion radiant.
10. Pomegranate seeds
Pomegranates have been used for centuries as a healing medicinal fruit.
High in vitamin C and a variety of potent antioxidants, pomegranates may protect our body from free radical damage and reduce levels of inflammation in our system.
These healthy fruits also contain a compound called punicalagins, which may help to preserve collagen in the skin, slowing signs of aging.
Flood your body with powerful nutrients
By nourishing ourselves with these anti-aging foods, we can gain fuel to look and feel our best.
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