Wish you looked a few years younger? Ever hear the saying you are what you eat? We’ll you like like what you eat too! The foods that you regularly eat noticeably contribute to how you look and feel. The next time you’re in the super market take notice what’s in people’s carts. Overweight people tend to have a cart full of boxes and bags, while fit people load up on Veggies, Meats, Fruits, nuts and seeds…
Read on for the anti-aging foods that really make a difference…
More Meat, Please
Like getting your protein fix from meats? If you’re in the market for young-looking skin that doesn’t disclose your age, you’ll be pleased to know that eating meat can help you do just that. Just be careful, because not all meats are created equal.
For increased collagen that keeps your skin tight across your face, Grass fed meats are the way to go. More into fish? Then get your fill of salmon. Full of the amazing omega-3 fatty acids that has been the talk of the medical community for years, salmon helps ward off cancers and improve your circulation, all while giving your skin that healthy glow you want and keeping your skin from getting dry.
Fruits & Veggies
Veggies should make up the largest portion of your nutrition and fruits are important too but it is possible to eat too much fruit, Eating too many non-starchy veggies is almost impossible. If you want skin that makes people wonder if you and your children are brothers and sisters the produce aisle more important than the make up counter!
What kind of fruits and vegetables can help you out? When it comes to your skin’s health, any fruit or vegetable is useful. Just remember that the more color a fruit has, the more nutrients it holds. The more nutrients, the better it is for your skin!
A few of the best include the following:
avocados—they provide healthy, monounsaturated fats that help your skin stay well hydrated
oranges—full of cell-hydrating water, vitamin C does double duty by helping create collagen, which keeps your skin plump and smooth
grapes—a particular chemical called resveratrol comes from grape skins and is remarkably efficient at fighting inflammation and bringing the aging process to a nice, slow pace
pomegranates—on top of fighting free radicals, they help preserve the collagen you’ve worked so hard to get in the first place
blueberries—they’re small and full of antioxidants that fight the damage to your skin caused by free radicals, sun damage, and stress
kale and spinach—these and other leafy greens serve to protect against damage done to your skin by the sun, improve your skin’s elasticity (which helps you look younger), and keep your skin as hydrated as possible
cauliflower and Brussels sprouts—they may not look like much, but they’re loaded with antioxidants and reduce your risk of cancer and give your immune system a boost, while cauliflower even works to keep your teeth whiter
If you’re serious about looking younger getting started on a smart fitness program is the closest thing we have to the fountain of youth.
Exercise is the only proven way to drastically combat aging and to regain your youthful body. In fact, most people are able to regain up to 1/3 of their muscle strength and mass after participating in an exercise program for just a couple of months. Many studies have also shown that seniors who exercise regularly live longer than those who don’t. Isn’t that amazing?
Call or email me today and I’ll get you started on an exercise plan that’s designed to get you looking and feeling younger than you have in decades!
Committed to your success,