All of us want to be forever young. And of course, we want to be healthy and strong, have an infinite amount of power and energy. I have two news for you – bad and good. The bad news: we can’t stop time. And the good news: we can slow down the aging process. Some foods can help us do this. Of course, there are lots of healthy products. But some of them are especially good for keeping eternal youth. Find out what they are below.
Tomatoes contain lycopene and carotenoids. Lycopene paints tomatoes in red color. It also protects tomatoes (and us) from the sun’s rays. But tomatoes are really good for our health if they are subjected to short thermal treatment. Therefore, you should consume tomato sauce or pasteurized tomato juice (they subjected to heat treatment by the manufacturer).
2. Oily fish
Oily fish (salmon, sardine, herring, mackerel) is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and DMAE. Omega-3 has an anti-inflammatory effect and improves the condition of the skin, nails, and hair. In addition, many studies confirm that a diet rich in oily fish prevents wrinkles and helps maintain the beauty of the skin. DMAE is a substance that is not only produced by our brain but is also contained in oily fish. It positively affects both our memory and mood.
3. Pumpkin seeds
Pumpkin seeds contain zinc, tryptophan and polyunsaturated fatty acids. They improve skin elasticity and promote faster healing of wounds. Zinc plays a big role in most of the processes in our body, it protects against ultraviolet radiation, fights wrinkles, and has an anti-inflammatory effect.
Lack of zinc provokes eczema, hair loss, and acne. And tryptophan improves sleep. As you know, proper and full sleep leads to beauty and eternal youth.
Almonds are rich in good quality vegetable fats and antioxidants. But antioxidants are only contained in the almond peel, therefore, it is better to eat unpeeled almonds. Arginine has a positive effect on blood vessels and even increases libido in both men and women.
Parsley contains myristicin, vitamin C, carotenoids, and chlorophyll. It has an anti-inflammatory effect and contains a lot of antioxidants that protect cells. Parsley cleans the blood and helps produce glutathione, which is the main key to the body’s youth. In addition, parsley helps to get rid of swelling.
Lemons are rich in vitamin C, antioxidants, lemon oil, flavonoids, citric acid, and other plant acids. Most people are aware of the benefits of lemon juice, which is rich in vitamin C and antioxidants. Ironically, lemon juice reduces body acidification! This property helps to remove toxins from the body. Lemon peel contains a lot of healthy substances, which help to clean the skin.
7. Ginger Root
Ginger contains cineol, citral, and gingerol. In addition to its excellent taste, it has antibacterial properties. Ginger root can also help to get rid of existing inflammatory processes and heals wounds. It improves blood circulation, digestion, and absorption of other beneficial substances from any food. It helps to supply oxygen to the brain and skin.
Butter is rich in vitamins A, D, E, CLA (linoleic acid), and healthy fats. This refers to the butter which is obtained from the milk of cows, who walked in the wild and ate grass. If it is made from the milk of exhausted industrial cows, then the chemical composition of this butter will be different from desirable.
Organic butter is rich in healthy fats of all kinds, which have an anti-inflammatory effect and improve our immune system. Butter has a beneficial effect on our nervous system, brain, and skin. It also helps to absorb calcium. The only thing: these properties are lost during pasteurization. So you should find unpasteurized butter.
Of course, the list of healthy products which are able to keep our youth and beauty is bigger. But these products can be bought by anyone in the nearest store. And in addition, they are all tasty.