Best Anti-ageing Foods To Include In Your Diet


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There are several things involved in ageing and we cannot really talk about them all. We can only talk about some of them and tell you the foods you can regularly eat to help against these ageing process. For example, antioxidants such as vitamin C, zinc, and beta-carotene help protect your vision from macular degeneration, the leading cause of loss of sight after age 64.

This vitamin C has also been shown to help keep your skin looking younger. Did I mention that the antioxidants mentioned above can also help slow down the rate of macular degeneration if you already have it? Yes, they help!

Eating good food is not the only thing that helps us slow down the rate at which our body age but also avoiding the bad foods, the junks and craps that we eat.

Timothy Harlan, MD, an assistant professor of medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine said and we quote “Poor-quality foods, like trans fats, cause inflammation — and ageing is basically a chronic inflammatory state. Can you look older because you’re eating crap? Absolutely.”

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For example, collagen is a protein that helps our skin stay firm and resist wrinkles. Consumption of too much sugar and processed carbohydrates (like bread, pasta and baked foods) can lead to damage in the skin’s collagen. The implication is that we start getting softer and loose skins with development of wrinkles.

Ageing is much more complicated than this, involving several degenerations on different parts of the body and organs. We have given few examples above so we can have an idea of what ageing looks like all over. So what foods can we include in our diet to retard the ageing process. We cannot stop it but we can make effort to slow it down.

5 Anti-ageing Foods To Include In Your Diet



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Ahmed Ogundimu
Ahmed is a Food Scientist/Technologist first of all. A Seasoned Blogger, Astute Marketer, Food Enthusiast and Manchester United Lover. I read anything and everything available so I know so many useful and useless things.

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