The phrase “eat healthy to stay young” is written everywhere, but we need to know exactly what to eat, to get what we want: a skin and a youthful body in a sharp mind!
Many studies have shown the link between a healthy diet and prevent chronic diseases or those related to aging.
Adopting a healthy lifestyle that includes performing regular exercise, sufficient rest, avoiding smoking and a diet rich in healthy foods and liquids may be the best way to fight aging.
Fruits and vegetables
Fruits and vegetables are rich in antioxidants; recommended ones are intensely colored and to be consumed at least 5 servings per day for maximum benefits.
Spinach and all green leafy vegetables (lettuce, arugula, cabbage, broccoli) – contain high amounts of Vitamin C.
Is recommended to eat fish twice a week, especially the fatty fish acids which is rich in omega-3 fatty acids (salmon, tuna).
Whole grains cereals provide soluble fiber helps lower blood cholesterol levels.
– flax, sunflower, pumpkin, sesame – are rich in protein, unsaturated fats, vitamins, minerals, addition to iron, calcium and zinc, containing Vitamin E and omega-3 and omega-6 antioxidant.
Nuts and peanuts
Nuts or peanuts are an important source of B vitamins, beneficial for the heart or brain. Fats contained are collagen structure and elastin in the skin, helping to maintain skin structure and strength. It is recommended their use in small quantities because they contain many calories.
Water is essential for maintaining hydration of the skin, muscles, organs and all body movements. It is recommended consumption of 3-4 glasses of pure water in combination with other liquids and foods rich in water.
Positive thinking increases lifespan.
Seeing the glass half full instead of empty can in the long term contribute to increased length of life.