Eating the right food can produce health and wellness benefits for individuals of all ages and one of these benefits is anti-aging. Eating a balanced diet can improve wellness by protecting the body from chronic conditions that can affect longevity.
All types of berries are rich in antioxidants such as flavonols that promote cell regeneration. It also has anthocyanins that can help protect the body against cancer and diabetes. Try berries such as Goji berries a handful a day, you will see gradual changes to skin tone and energy levels.
Cacao is one of the most enjoyed wellness food that also has anti-aging properties. The consumption of cacao helps fight free radical damage.
Beans are great source of protein and fibre. It also contains iron, vitamin B and potassium. Soak or sprout your beans for maximum nutrient uptake.
Eating fish can help protect the heart from disease, reduce risk of arrhythmia and lowers blood pressure. Studies have shown that people who consume a regular amount of fish has better chances of longevity. The best choice of fish would be wild caught salmon.
Consuming vegetables reduces the free radicals in the body and slows the aging process. The best vegetables for anti-oxidants are green leafy vegetables like spinach and kale.
Nuts are good source of protein and nutrients. They also contain omega-3 fatty acids which are beneficial for heart health. Nuts’ anti-aging properties come from its vitamin E content that helps repair cell damage.
Garlic is a popular health food that packs a lot of flavor. Its anti-aging benefits include lowering, cholesterol levels and reducing inflammation.
Avocados are great source of antioxidants because of its Vitamin E and potassium content. The minerals in avocado are known to reduce cholesterol and improve skin.
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