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8 anti-aging foods for your skin

February 28, 2016 10:32 IST
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These super foods will keep your skin supple and healthy.

Anti aging

No one wishes to grow old but that is an inevitable part of life.

Taking care of your skin in the early years plays a crucial role in slowing down the process of aging.

While there are cosmetic procedures and treatments including surgery to help retain the youthful glow on the outside, inside you are still vulnerable to age related issues.

Eating the right foods is the best way to prevent wrinkles and stay youthful inside out.

Here are some of the best anti-aging super foods.

Avocados

Avocados is an important ingredient in the beauty industry.

It is used extensively in lotions, creams, soaps and supplements thanks to its excellent anti aging properties.

It comprises mono unsaturated fats, potassium, vitamin E and antioxidants. These minerals and vitamins work to enhance the health of the skin.

Whole grain

The fibres present in whole grains are necessary to ensure healthy digestion.

A well functioning digestive system is important to help get rid of the unwanted toxins from the body that otherwise would have reflected on your skin.

Also, whole grains contain plenty of anti-aging ingredients that help rejuvenate the skin.

Nuts

Nuts are loaded with minerals and protein that do wonders for your skin. They aid in cell regeneration. They also help improve heart health and provide energy.

Garlic

Garlic contains plenty of health benefits.

One of its often forgotten properties is its great anti aging properties.

Garlic is known to offer cell protection, enhance blood flow and improve the production of hydrogen sulfide, all of which enable the body and the skin to function well.

Vegetables and fruits

Vegetables and fruits are the most important addition to any healthy diet.

They are packed with a host of minerals, vitamins and antioxidants that make for great anti-aging ingredients.

They are equipped to fight off the harmful UV rays, free radicals and slow the aging process.

Make sure to include a bowl of vegetables and fruits in your diet every day and watch your skin glow in no time.

Beans

Beans make for a great anti aging agent. They have the ability to fight off a host of illnesses and diseases.

Green tea

Green tea comprises catechins, which is one of the best known compounds to help prevent sun damage such as hyper pigmentation.

It also comprises polyphenols that help fight off free radicals and reverse the effects of aging.

Olive oil

The oil contains 'good fats' that are very beneficial for the skin. They are great to enhance circulation making the skin appear fresh and supple.

Eat a few of these wonder foods regularly for a few months and watch the dramatic improvement in your skin.

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