Staying younger with Anti-aging Foods & liquids!
Efficient ways to feeling and looking young!
At some point in everybody's life, looking and feeling young and fresh is a must for people, Some others take this very notion to the extremes and end up not only with planning their whole day and routine with a healthy balanced diet, along with some simple exercises & mentally purging themselves to resisting junk foods and vices. It all starts with a thought. Where you go from there, determines how well you can stay looking as if you've never aged a day in your life. Below are some simple things you can induce into your system as part of your normal day. Its not a have to, but think of it as simple as consuming mineral water in your day to keep you healthy.
YES Green Tea!, believe it or not some people have never heard of green tea. It is on top of the list of super healthy drinks with countless benefits. It is also considered to be the modern elixir of life. It boosts the immune system, Normalizes blood pressure. Green tea is also known to lower blood sugar & cholesterol levels. Statistics also show that Green tea is effective at preventing Cancer.
Eating leafy greens!
Spinach and other such leafy greens are a big boost to your immunity system helping you battle of sickness and aging. A high concentration of folate are found in leafy greens helping you maintain a healthy circulatory system and preventing blood vessel & tissue infliction including DNA damages. Further more Leafy greens help reduce the risk of conditions such as kidney diseases, Type 2 diabetes, dementia & high blood pressure.
Soy products such as soy milk, tofu, soy nuts, tempeh, edemane are a great source of alternate protein compared to red meats & certain dairy products. Fish also is a important as part of this diet. In japan it is part of their diet to induce soy products. It helps keep cholesterol levels down. Also a good source for amino acids out of 20, which 9 have to be consumed as part of your diet, to keep you looking young and healthy. All because your body does not make amino acids or produce enough to meet your body's requirements. Soy foods help you make proteins in turn making more antibodies, blood tissues and cells.
Who would've ever thought that a chocolate would help you stay and look young. But dark chocolate is enriched with cocoa content which is rich in flavinoids a group of antioxidants which is very important in fighting off aging effects. Dark chocolate is known to prevent certain conditions such as dementia, type 2 diabetes, kidney disease. Although try not to consume too much in one sitting, just a small square block would do. Also you should find a dark chocolate that is 70% or above in cocoa content.
Not all bacteria is bad for you, There are some healthy bacteria that helps your body stay in balance. Good bacteria is good for producing more anti-bodies. More like teaching your body to become more immune to your ever changing surroundings & what you ingest. Yogurt can help prevent pathogenic organisms such as E.coli and salmonella. Yogurt is rich in calcium & helps maintain the inside of your stomach & lining health, Including the reduction of aging of intestinal sickness. Yogurt also includes factors that can keep away osteoporosis.
"Red red wine goes to my head" (neil diamond haha). No in all seriousness Red wine has a high dose in anti-aging factors. It contains elements such as polyphenol antioxidants and resveratrol. Resveratrol help prevent blood clotting and purifies the blood stream & helps maintain a healthy circulatory system. Resveratrol is also helpful for women undergoing menopaws, where the risk is high in conditions such as breast cancer and osteoporosis due to low oestrogen at this time or cycle in a womans life. Just like dark chocolate. A glass every other day or once in the week is fine. Not excessive consumption.
Water is the fountain of all life. Considered to be one of the best anti-aging liquids. Helps boost energy levels & significant reduction in dehydration compared to what people drink now like fizzy drinks etc more than they do with something simple like water. Dehydration is bad in many ways, giving you headaches, tiredness & reducing concentration levels. Water helps with digestion, Keeps your skin healthy and young looking. Consume at least 8-14 glasses of water a day to see some good effects on your body. Especially if you're living in a humid climate area or after a good exercise.
The power of positive thinking can affect your body greatly, & negate stress levels which in turn relaxes and calms your body. Laugh as much as you can. Remember it all starts with a thought! I hope many people find this helpful. Also if you're a smoker, QUIT!, smoking is a major factor in aging faster, it makes your skin much older than what you should really look. Yeah it's a compliment when people tell you look 4-5 years younger than what most people in your age group look like!.
(If you landed up here on this hubpage, chances are you'll keep returning for other useful, informative and creative hubs. Why not join the Hubpages community. Sign up here for a free account and earn some cash, doing what internet surfers and writers do best, interacting and sharing. I promise you'll never go back!)
More by this Author
What do you really know about germs?. What you do in your daily life can affect your personal health overtime. Some common factors and the places germs accumulate. An educational trip into the world of germs, bacteria,...
It is very possible to increase your intelligence & performance levels with the right types of 'brain foods'. Not only can you live a healthy lifestyle, but only get smarter in the process. Its the little things...
A divine race of beings did once exist amongst humankind. In fact they left many clues and secrets that shaped humanity. Ever wonder where we learned mathematics or the art of medicine?. Most of all it is their language...