No one wants to look old. But, ageing is a natural phenomenon, which we cannot reverse. However, we can definitely slow down the process by paying attention to our diet. Certain foods that are rich in Vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin A, vitamin D, Amino acids, omega-3 fatty acids etc. can definitely help lower the process of ageing.
Following are some foods that are rich in these sources and can help you look younger:
1- Green tea
Green tea needs no introduction. It has rich antioxidant properties that help lower the process of ageing , thus giving a younger look. You can also dab green tea bags on your face for a healthy and refreshing skin. Green tea can also help prevent wrinkles.
Tomatoes are rich in Lycopene. Lycopene is a pigment that helps in reducing wrinkles and fine lines by removing dead skin cells and protects skin from sun damage.
Yogurt is rich in protein, perhaps is one of the best sources of protein. On the other hand, it’s low in caloric content and has a load of bacteria which aids digestion process. Another nutritional values include vitamin B12, calcium, phosphorus and riboflavin, which helps smoothen wrinkles on face.
Turmeric has been used for skin since ages. It has high anti-ageing as well as skin-lightening properties. It can help fight infections and free radicals, thus slowering down oxidative damage. All you need to ensure is that the turmeric is wild or
organic and not that we use in cooking, which is mixed with artificial colors.
Nuts such as almonds, cashews, pistachios and brazil nuts are some amazing anti-ageing food. Including mixed nuts in your everyday diet or as a snack item can definitely give you outstanding results.