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Best Foods For Younger Skin And Anti - Aging
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Best Foods for Younger Skin And Anti - aging

These days, society places an emphasis on youth. Whether this is fair and reasonable is debatable, but nevertheless it is something that the older generation must deal with. Even if this wasn’t the case, the aging population of baby boomers would like to stay healthy and also get rid of wrinkles, age spots, and sagging skin. This desire for anti-aging has encouraged a huge market for surgeries, facial fillers, and a variety of other treatments handled by plastic surgeons. Cosmetics to treat anti-aging have also become a huge industry. There may be a place and need for both of these, but both avenues can involve much expense, and may or may not bring the desired results.

A Healthy Approach to Anti-aging Skin Care

There is plenty to truth to the saying, “You are what you eat”. A more natural solution to achieving healthy, younger looking skin is to approach the challenge by eating the right foods to keep your skin strong and healthy.

Eating healthy foods will serve double duty as they will help to keep the rest of your body healthy as well. Ger on the right track with you diet, make it a habit, and you will have healthy, clear, and firm skin, as well as a disease-free body.

Make Healthy Eating a Lifestyle

Stress, lack of sleep, too much sugar, and a nutrient starved diet can lead to eczema, psoriasis, acne, skin discoloration, and wrinkles. Healthy foods contain antioxidants that can help to avoid, minimize and even correct these problems. Good nutrients will help you body to fight these problems in addition to other bodily diseases.

Combine the right diet, good quality sleep, and a consistent exercise regime, and you will find that your skin and your body as a whole will see great improvements.

Here are some of the most important foods to incorporate into your diet. Please keep in mind that dietitians recommend 8-10 servings of fruits and vegetables (preferably fresh for the most benefits).

Carrots, Sweet Potatoes, Tomatoes - One of the best places to get Vitamin A is vegetables that are deep orange in color.

Acai Berries,Blackberries, Blueberries, Strawberries, and Plums – Fruits with rich deep colors indicate that they are high in antioxidants.

Brown Rice, Whole Wheat Bread, Turkey, Tuna and Brazil Nuts, Sunflower Seeds - Selenium is an antioxidant mineral found in these foods. It is helpful in preserving tissue elasticity.

Salmon, Walnuts, Olive Oil, and Flax Seed - Fish, walnuts, and flax seed oil are among the best sources for omega 3 fatty acid. Good-quality olive oil helps keep skin lubricated.

Green Tea – Green tea's ability to slow down the development of some signs of aging is attributed to its high levels of polyphenols, which have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Water - Hydration is key in keeping skin cells healthy. It maintains your skin's elasticity and suppleness.

You will find a more complete list and information as well as more suggestions for healthy eating and lifestyle here.


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