When we think of anti-ageing, many of us go straight to skincare products with the hope they will help provide a magic fix. As we grow older, the foods we choose to put in our bodies can significantly affect our appearance and quality of life.
Researchers have concluded that a healthy diet of fruit and vegetables has role in the natural ageing process and could even help delay skin ageing. Youthful skin has a smooth epidermis.
Age skin on the other hand, has an epidermis which is thinning and flattening. In general, we should all try to eat a diet with healthy sources of protein, healthy fats, and food rich in antioxidants.
Here are some vegetable that help slow down ageing:
Broccoli: Broccoli is not only anti- inflammatory but is also an anti-ageing powerhouse. Pack with vitamin C and K, antioxidants, calcium fiber and lutein.
Avocado: Another vegetable high in inflammation fighting from an properties is Avocado. They are full of fatty acids that promote smooth and supple skin. Avocados also have a variety of essential nutrients that could help prevent negative signs of ageing- including potassium carotenoid, and vitamin A,B,C,E and K.
Sweet Potatoes: This bright orange root vegetable gets its vibrant color from an antioxidant called beta-carotene. When we consume beta -carotene, it is converted into vitamin A. This vitamin has shown promising signs of restoring skin elasticity.
They can be eaten cooked, al dent, or raw. Soups and smoothies are great ways to incorporate broccoli, avocado and other vegetable into diet.
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