is so important because the perfect approach to anti-aging has to be a holistic one. Working with your body and not against it can help you to take years off your age and as much as a good skin- care regime will do wonders for your skin and your confidence, never forget that a healthy diet is paramount.
Here are just a few foods to help you get started:
Avocados are packed full of vitamin E and they also help skin to regenerate therefore giving you a more youthful appearance. Avocados also are crammed full of antioxidants which help to protect your skin and promote wonderful
glowing skin. It can even make your hair shiny and healthy.
Red cabbages are filled with antioxidants which can help protect against cancer as well as preventing wrinkles.
Red wine enthusiasts will be pleased to hear that a favorite tipple is packed full of natural antioxidants- fantastic for the prevention of heart disease. Plus, red
grapes help to stop the nasty effects of aging due to the ‘resveratrol’ compound within the skin.
Hemp oil contains a rich mix of essential amino and fatty acids but it also
importantly contains high levels of vitamin E which can help to reduce the effects of aging.
If you enjoy dark chocolate then don’t feel the least bit guilty next time you indulge. Providing you choose dark chocolate with at least 70% cocoa, it can even help burn fat and to improve your hair and skin. This is because it’s full of B vitamins and protein. Don’t over indulge though. Only small amounts are healthy.
Anti-aging is all about retaining that zest for life and for feeling less tired. Try some cinnamon as it is a stimulant that can warm and kick-start your system and will help you feel more energised.
Blueberries have so many health benefits including high content of vitamin C which aids circulation but also helps the body to combat the aging process. Because it is also high in potassium, it can help to combat fluid retention and puffiness.
Spinach and Beans are good for anti-aging as they contain compound minerals which help to combat wear and tear of the skin cells.
Grape Juice apart from being a refreshing drink contains a great supply of antioxidant polyphenols, improving the skin’s elasticity and preventing sagging.
If you haven’t tried mustard seeds before then do so, because they contain a lot of Vitamin E which is wonderful in anti-aging terms.
If you have over-indulged in the sun previously, increase your intake of sweet potatoes as they can help to fight the damage caused by the sun’s rays.
In addition to choosing healthy food types, it’s also important to eat regularly and to enjoy a healthy breakfast and lunch each day. Eat less in the evenings but
finish off with a light healthy supper. Ensure that you drink plenty of fresh water as this really will keep your wrinkles at bay and reduce the amount of caffeine and alcohol that you consume daily. A great way to start the day is by having a glass of water with a slice of lemon as it awakens a sluggish system making you feel more energised immediately.
A healthy body can really help to slow down the aging process so don’t live your life from a sedentary position. A fit body means healthier and tighter skin.
It’s so important to ensure that you get enough sleep each night because, without it, you won’t be able to rejuvenate. Aim for 7 hours as this will help you to cope with life’s little pressures and to view the world through more positive eyes. In addition, sleep enables you to heal and regenerate your cells.
IT'S ABOUT YOU. IT'S ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IT'S ABOUT RECONNECTING.
All the best,