Do you remember when you were a kid, seeing adults get anything they want, they work, wear fancy suits and dresses, leads posh lifestyle, and they looked pretty stunning? But as you grew older, you get to realize that such kind of adulthood dream is not as pretty as it used to seem.
As you grow older, more and more demands are thrown to you. It is stressful, time-consuming, and maybe soul-destroying. It’s not only your soul which is destroyed, but also your body. Did you ever wake up in the morning and when you carefully examine your own reflection in the mirror, you get scared. It is not because you looked like witch in Snow White story or Dracula. But you you found that you are aging.
Those wrinkles and tiny black spots are not a pleasurable things to see. You cannot take the past, anyway. Rather, you should accept it. Aging is normal. It shows your maturity and maybe grace.
Okay, you cannot reverse the time and become 18, where you were full of spirit, young, and cheerful. But you can maintain your health so that you look younger than your actual age. If you think of artificial supplements or botox to veil your aging signs, it is not entirely true.
As a matter of fact, you can find anti-aging formula around you. It is in the food you have everyday. Not all of them contain anti-aging agent. But still, you can select the foods based on your needs. Most of you must have heard about organic greens and fruit to maintain your youth. It is correct. However, there are plenty foods contain anti-aging formula besides of greens and fruits.
First of all, we should know that anti-aging foods have a substance in common: nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN). The fact is, human naturally produce NMN in their body. Foods containing nicotinamide mononucleotide are also good for burning unwanted fat.
Besides of nicotinamide mononucleotide, other substances can also give you anti-aging effect. They are B vitamin, carotenoid, and omega-3.
This natural concept diet takes considerable amount of time to give effect. The results are various depends on physical and mental condition of each person. Why is mental important? Well, you must be patient. It is a must, since without patience your result will not be maximal. You must eat healthy foods everyday for at least six months.
If you know the required things to apply successful diet, then you can get targeted effect. They are eating more greens and fruits, choose protein-containing food, whole grain products, non-saturated fat, and reducing salt and sugar (for certain health disease) intake. Here are some foods and drink for keeping you young.
As people grow older, the water intake may be reduced. We just ignore the important of water. Water here is the fresh one. Try infused water to motivate you to drink more and more.
Fresh water is good for detoxification. When you drink six to eight glasses of it everyday, it helps your body excrete unwanted substance as well as toxic from your body.
That is why fresh water is strongly recommended. By releasing the waste your body may have, the cells in your body will actively regenerate. Think about plants. If you give sufficient amount of water to them, they will survive longer. Another factor is that most parts of our body consist of water.
Besides for quenching your thirst, water can also be a natural relief. It can reduce pain, headache, fatigue, and constipation.
Blueberry is rich with vitamins and antioxidant. It contains caroten which is previously mentioned as an anti-aging substance. Antioxidant is necessary to prevent free radical. The threatening chemical reaction happens in our body if we maintain unhealthy eating habit for prolonged time.
Another good point of this tiny fruit is that it is tasty and you can make it into some healthy dishes. You can eat it Rawley, make it into juice, mix it with cereals, and soak it into infused water.
Foods with rich fiber
Fiber is vital for healthy digestive system. If our digestive system is always in good condition, then our body can absorb nutrients from foods well. The good supply of nutrition makes you look younger.
Fiber can lower blood pressure and make it stable, become an anti-inflammatory agent, and lower cholesterol as well as blood sugar level. That is why foods containing fibers are strongly required for losing weight. Whole grain and most vegetable and fruits are the best source of fiber. You can take fiber supplement tablets if necessary, but do not take it too often and too much.
The best sources of omega-3 as anti-aging substance are salmon, sardines, and mackerel. It is recommended to eat these fish at least twice a week. You can easily get them in canned version. But it is not really healthy. You can have canned fatty fish every now and then, just for intermezzo.
Omega-3 fatty acids is great to maintain healthy heart and blood pressure. It is also believed to enhance your concentration and brain performance. By looking smart, then you will look younger than your actual age.
Olive oil can be an alternative when it comes to healthy fried foods. Add olive oil into your salad to enhance its taste. Besides consuming it, you can apply olive oil for facemask or massage.
Adequate amount of virgin olive oil increases antioxidant to prevent early aging. Olive oil is therefore great for supplyg HDL, the good cholesterol.
Youghurt is important for D vitamin supply to maximally absorb calcium. It is a key substance for healthy bones. Healthy bones make your movement run well. You can be as active as people in younger age. By being active, you will look young and happy.
Either cooked or raw, tomatoes are recommended when it comes to anti-aging food. You can make it as beauty mask too. Tomatoes are rich with vitamins and fibers to prevent aging. It also contains lycopene to prevent cancer.
It is so simple, isn’t it? All you need to do is to keep them in stock and put them into your daily menus. Keep in mind that prolonged consumption of healthy food will result in good effect.