9 anti-aging foods include in your diet
Aging well also goes through the plate! Some foods are beneficial for delaying the effects of age on our bodies and face.
A squeezed orange juice every morning keeps wrinkles and doctors away. Its richness in vitamin C promotes the synthesis of collagen, one of the constituents of the skin essential to its suppleness and elasticity.
In addition, orange repairs skin damage from the sun and protects against oxidative stress, one of the factors of early aging.
Vitamin C is found in all citrus fruits: grapefruit, lemon, clementines, etc.
Grapes, and more particularly grape seeds, are used in the manufacture of certain anti-aging cosmetics. Its high content of polyphenols, molecules rich in vitamin E, slows down the oxidation of the skin by acting as a barrier to free radicals.
It also promotes hydration of the skin. However, well-hydrated skin marks less quickly.
Broccoli, white cabbage, red cabbage, Brussels sprouts, whatever the variety of cabbage is excellent for your health.
It contains antioxidants that help prevent wrinkles. To preserve all its benefits, prefer cooking al dente because the vitamins it contains are sensitive to heat and therefore to cooking too long.
Tomato contains a powerful antioxidant and lycopene. It is present in the skin of the tomato and is released under the action of heat. Lycopene protects the skin from free radicals and fights against oxidative stress to which the body may be subjected.
Rich in vitamins A, B, C, and E as well as trace elements, the tomato is also excellent for the rest of the body.
especially B, C, and E, is a powerful collagen activators. It enhances the elasticity of the skin, which makes you beautiful.
To benefit from all its benefits, you can consume it as is or puree it before applying it directly to your skin as a mask to nourish dehydrated, and parched areas.
Garlic is very rich in antioxidants (beta-carotene, vitamin E, and flavonoids), which gives it anti-aging properties. It prevents radicals and is responsible for oxidative stress.
In addition, it contains many trace elements and minerals, such as calcium, phosphorus, iron, and selenium, which are excellent for health.
Their consumption is however to be moderated in diabetics because of its glucose content.
Fish but not just any fish. It is necessary to favor oily fish, rich in omega 3.
Among them, salmon, mackerel, and herring (rich in vitamin A, selenium, and copper) are packed with antioxidants.
To increase its benefits tenfold, you can combine it with foods rich in vitamin C, beta carotene, and plants rich in selenium such as leeks or endives.
Tea helps maintain a good level of hydration in the skin and flushes out the toxins responsible for a dull complexion and the appearance of early wrinkles.
All teas are excellent for your health: green tea fights skin aging, loss of elasticity, and brown spots. White tea, on the other hand, prevents the destruction of elastin and collagen, both of which promote skin suppleness.
Walnuts contain zinc, selenium, vitamin E, and omega 3.
They protect the cells against inflammatory lesions and help maintain the elasticity of the skin for longer.
They are to be associated with foods rich in vitamins E and A to reinforce their benefits.