10 Best Foods to Fight against Aging

10 Best Foods to Fight against Aging~

You know very well that you cannot turn back the clock. There
is no magical way in which you
can be younger. However, you
keep your good health and look great as long as you eat right. It
has been proven that certain
types of foods contain chemical
compounds that have anti-aging
properties. You can readily find
all of these in your super-market.
All top anti-aging foods are tasty
and extremely beneficial in more
than one way.

1. Avocado:
This fruit, which is usually eaten
as a vegetable, is a good source
of healthy monounsaturated fat
that may help to reduce level of a
bad type of cholesterol in body.
Avocado is a good source of
vitamin E and can help to
maintain healthy skin and preventskin aging

2. Ginger:
This spicy root can boostthe
digestive and circulatory systems,
which can be useful for older
people. Ginger may also help to
alleviate rheumatic aches and pains.

3. Cruciferous vegetables:
The family of
Cruciferousvegetables includes
cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli,
kale, turnip, brussels sprouts,
radish and watercress.
Cruciferous vegetables assist the
body in its fight against toxins
and cancer.

4. Whole meal pasta andrice: Complex carbohydrates provide a consistent supply of energy
throughout the day and should
make up the bulkof your diet.
Wholemeal pasta is an excellent complex carbohydrate.

5. Soya:
Menopausal women might find
that soya helps to maintain
oestrogen levels. Soya may alleviate menopausal hot flush
and protect against Alzheimer’s
disease, osteoporosis and heart disease.

6. Garlic:
Eating a clove of garlic a day (row
or cooked) helps to protect the
body against cancer andheart
disease. The cardioprotectiv e
effects of garlic are well
recorded. One 1994 study in
Iowa, USA, of 41,837 women
between the age of 55 and 69
suggested that women who ate
a clove of garlic at least once a
week were 50 percent less likely
to develop colon cancer.

7. Nuts:
Most varieties of nuts are good
sources of minerals, particularly
walnuts and brazi nuts. Walnuts,
although high in calories, are rich
in potassium, magnesium, iron,
zinc, copper and selenium.

8. Berries:
All black and blue berries such as
blackberries, blueberries,
blackcurrants and black grapes
contain phytochemicals known as flavonoids-powe rful
antioxidants which help to
protect the body against damage
caused by free radicals and
aging.

9. Water:
Drink at least 8 glasses of water
every day in order to remain
healthy.Water helps us to get
ridof the toxins and unwanted
waste materials from your body.
Don’t rely on thirst; this sensation
diminishes with age.

10. Watermelon:
Both the flesh and seeds of the
watermelon are nutritious so try
blending them together in a food
processor and drinking as a
juice. The flesh contain vitamin A,
B and C ; the seeds contain
selenium, essential fats, zinc and
vitamin E, all of which help
against free radical damage and aging

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