If you’re like me, you’ve looked in the mirror before and thought “huh I’m looking old…when did that happen?” Aging is a part of life but, luckily, we don’t have to look our age. Before you shell out tons of money for anti-aging creams, serums, pills or rush off to your dermatologist to get injections, take a look at your diet. What we eat affects how we look. If you’re worried about wrinkles, sagging skin, age spots, dry skin, and all the challenges that come with getting older, eating healthier can help you a lot. I’m not talking a diet here – I’m talking adding ten key foods that will help fight the signs of aging. Does it sound too good to be true? It’s not.


Top Anti Aging Foods

1. Green Tea – An extremely versatile drink, green tea has been used for everything from weight loss to keeping your skin looking great. Packed with antioxidants, green tea protects your skin from the sun’s harmful rays – one of the big causes of wrinkles.

2. Avocado – It is also known as alligator pear. It’s loaded with a host of vitamins such as B-complex, E, and omega 3 fatty acids, eating avocados may keep your skin hydrated, smooth, and wrinkle free.

3. Leafy Green Vegetables – Everything from spinach, kale, mustard greens broccoli and the like may help keep your skin hydrated and looking great. If you’d rather drink your leafy green goodness, try a green smoothie or juice to help absorb the health benefits even faster.

4. Strawberries – There’s more anti aging vitamin C in strawberries than oranges and grapefruit. Vitamin C is well known for helping reduce wrinkles and keeping your skin hydrated and smooth by fighting free radicals that are responsible for creating those fine lines and wrinkles we all love to hate.


5. Buckwheat – Baking with buckwheat flour gives your skin a boost of rutin and amino acids to keep it firm and able to self-repair any sun and age damage. Buckwheat groats are great source of protein, It may be a little pricier than ‘normal’ flour, but isn’t your skin worth it? Rutin actually helps to maintain the collagen levels in the skin, keeping your skin firm and maintain elasticity.

6. Tomatoes – Packed with vitamin C, tomatoes are a great way to help your skin look firmer. They also contain lycopene which protects your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. The next time you have a salad, load up on tomatoes. Your skin will thank you for it!

7. Brazil Nuts – Eating just three Brazil nuts a day gives you 100% of your daily selenium needs. The mineral helps repair sun damage to your skin and assists in general skin all over health.


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8. Olive Oil – Cooking with olive oil, using it as a salad dressing, or dipping bread in it, is a great way to get benefits of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties of olive oil. It’s a great way to fight wrinkles no matter how you use to eat it. It helps our skin glowing, sharpen our brain etc…

9. Dark Chocolate – I am all for any advice that says ‘eat chocolate!’ It is even better that the chemicals in cocoa help fight the signs of aging by protecting the skin from the sun. When it comes to eating dark chocolate for your health, the darker the better. Look for 70% cocoa extract and up!

10. Water – You always mean to drink more water, here’s a great reason to! Water helps keep your body and skin hydrated. As per USGS “upto 60% of human adult body is water”.

Fighting the signs of aging doesn’t have to be a losing battle. It does not even have to cost more than what you normally would spend on groceries. Incorporate these ten foods into your diet and see if you notice a difference!