There are so many food products that can help you defy age. Besides, they cost less than your anti aging cream and taste delicious. Some of the best anti aging foods are:
- Almonds- The benefits of almonds as a food product are well known by most people. In certain parts of Asia, almonds are regarded as exotic food products. Almonds are energy- rich snacks that are known to help decrease the level of bad cholesterol as they contain plant sterols. This is one of the other reasons that make almonds extremely beneficial for diabetics as it helps them lower blood sugar. Almonds are also believed to be a good source of amino acids, the building blocks of life. Besides, it is rich in vitamin E, a beauty vitamin that gifts women with healthy, glowing skin. Vitamin E is also believed to provide good protection against sun damage, the major cause of wrinkles. This vitamin is also one of the best known antioxidants that can keep the arteries free of dangerous free radicals. Decreased level of Vitamin E can also cause poor memory and cognitive decline. Almonds also help to keep the muscles healthy, indirectly helping to sustain youth for a longer time.
- Flaxseeds- Flaxseeds are extremely rich in proteins and fiber and also one of the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids. People who are not able to get these fatty acids from animal sources switch to flaxseed. Omega 3 is known to help women get rid of spots and fine lines. Flax seeds also decrease the redness of skin and keep the skin dehydrated. Flaxseeds can be had with oatmeal, cereals and yoghurt.
- Tomatoes- The best thing about tomatoes is that they are extremely rich in lycopene with processed tomatoes being as good as the fresh ones in terms of nutritional content. External application of tomatoes helps women fight off ultra-violet rays.