13 Best Anti-Aging Foods That Everyone Should Eat
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We all know that beauty is in the eye of the
beholder, but we want you to feel amazing
both inside and out!
That’s why today’s video is all about
what foods will keep you looking younger no
matter what age you are!
Can food really help you live longer?
Will avocados really protect my skin?
Can I still eat chocolate?
Why is red wine on this list?
Stick around cause we’re gonna answer all
these questions and more!
This tropical fruit has a buttery texture
that is sweet and delicious.
This one might not be something you’re totally
familiar with which is why we put it at the
top of our list!
There are a few varieties, but today we’re
gonna focus on the most common which is the
Papaya has the reputation of a superfood because
it’s rich with antioxidants which studies
show help reduce the signs of aging.
It contains vitamin A which helps your vision,
vitamin C which is great for the immune system
and skin, vitamin K helps your bones and heart
and vitamin E which is an antioxidant that
helps not only your skin, but the health of
your blood, your eyes and your brain.
The best part about Papaya is that it contains
a digestive enzyme called papain which hosts
even more anti aging benefits and is known
as one of the best anti-inflammatory foods
out there and might even be more effective
than some anti inflammatory drugs on the market.
Getting into a walnut might be difficult,
but the benefits are worth it!
Long ago people thought walnuts were healthy
for the brain because they actually look like
a brain, and in reality they weren’t wrong!
Walnuts are especially good for your brain
because of the protein and omega 3 fatty acids
Eating a handful of walnuts everyday will
get you just the right dose of these fatty
acids to increase your overall longevity.
Plus omega 3’s are known to help keep your
brain young, preventing the onset of dementia.
They’re good for your heart too!
Walnuts can improve your cholesterol and keep
the risk of heart disease low.
Finally something the heart and mind can agree
This brightly coloured food is great for anti
aging by keeping your skin looking young and
They’re high in anti inflammatory fatty
acids and are rich in vitamin A which can
help us shed old skin cells so new glowing
skin can shine through.
Avocados contain carotenoids which can help
protect your skin from the sun’s harmful
rays, can block toxins and lower your risk
against certain forms of cancer.
You can toss avocado in any salad, make it
into delicious homemade guacamole or put it
#4 Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Ok, this one isn’t exactly a food, but it’s
still something you ingest so we’re counting
You wanna make sure you’re getting the extra
virgin kind to reap all the healthy, anti
Olive oil has a reputation of being one of
the healthiest fats on the planet.
It protects you against a wide range of age
related diseases like, heart disease, metabolic
syndrome, cancer and can lower your blood
It’s great for your largest organ too, your
Olive oil is about 73% monounsaturated fat
which helps keep your skin’s firmness and
The next food isn’t exactly a “food”
Good old water – does it ever let us down
in the health department?
Staying hydrated is pretty important as water
keeps our bodies functioning at top performance.
Did you know that the thirst sensation becomes
weaker as we age?
That means the older we get, the more important
it is that we keep ourselves hydrated.
We’re made up of about 60% water anyway,
and water helps our bodies fight off damage
#6 Green tea
Keeping with our liquid theme, green tea is
another one that should be part of your routine
if you wanna stay youthful.
Green tea is super high in antioxidants that
help your cells fight off damage that can
cause premature aging or increase your risk
Green tea is loaded with specific types of
antioxidants called polyphenols.
These can fight against heart disease, inflammation,
insulin resistance and diabetes.
Not only that but polyphenols are also known
to boost the main protein in your skin called
This can also reduce the appearance and other
signs of premature aging.
Enjoying this list so far?
Well the next one is gonna knock your socks
But before we continue, do you want to know
more about the benefits of drinking green
Check out our video called “How Green Tea
Affects Your Weight”.
Are you looking to improve your overall diet?
Why not check out our other video called “5
Foods You Should and Shouldn’t Eat Before
Now back to our video on the best anti aging
foods you should be eating.
#7 Red Wine
We told you this next one will surprise you!
Any kind of alcohol should be consumed in
moderation and a glass of red wine every now
and then can have some benefits, especially
when it comes to keeping you young.
Resveratrol is an antioxidant found in wine
that research shows can protect you against
cancer, diabetes and heart disease.
When it comes to anti aging resveratrol can
help activate the longevity related protein
called sirtuin 1, can improve insulin sensitivity,
and can improve the function of the mitochondria
which can be altered as we age.
Alright our next one is a food that’s absolutely
This bright red fruit is one of the healthiest
ones you can buy!
When it comes to antioxidants, pomegranate
might have the edge over green tea!
As we age the risk of disease can increase,
disease like colon cancer.
Pomegranate could help improve the condition
of people suffering with this type of cancer.
When it comes to its age defying benefits,
studies suggest pomegranate can protect you
from the sun’s harmful rays can repair damaged
skin and increase your body’s production
The next item on our list is super sweet.
#9 Sweet Potato
We told you it was sweet.
Sweet potato is a healthy and great alternative
to your average potato when you’re craving
The bright orange colour of sweet potatoes
is what lets you know they’re full of beta
Your body converts beta carotene into vitamin
A which boosts your skin cells promoting elasticity,
encourages new skin cell growth and leaves
you with younger, softer skin.
You didn’t think we’d get through this
list without talking about vegetables did
Vegetables are low in calories and high in
nutrients your body needs, especially if you
wanna stay young looking.
One study focused on more than 700 japanese
women and measured their skin’s elasticity
and other skin qualities.
Researchers found that those who ate more
green and yellow vegetables had less wrinkles
than those who didn’t.
Many vegetables contain antioxidants that
can protect you against harmful diseases like
heart disease, cancer, and cataracts as you
The next item is something that you can add
to just about any meal…
Spice up your life!
Spices add flavour and health benefits to
They also have some age defying qualities.
The smell of cinnamon is a delightful one,
and you should add it to your diet more often
because cinnamon has been shown to increase
the production of collagen in your skin making
it more firm and youthful looking.
If you like heat, then you’re in luck because
research suggests the capsaicin in chili can
reverse some of the age related changes that
take place in the skin’s cells.
So, try spicing up your next dish.
Ginger is another spice that can help prolong
the signs of aging.
Ginger contains a compound called gingerol.
This compound could reduce the appearance
of age spots that appear when our skin becomes
damaged from the sun.
Plus it also contains anti inflammatory properties.
We’ve got two more items and you’re gonna
want to stick around for the last one…
#12 Bone Broth
Slurping down some bone broth might not be
part of your regular diet, but in the health
community it’s widely known for its health
Bone broth is made from cooking down the bones
of your leftover meals.
For example you can make bone broth from the
leftover chicken bones from your supper, or
the leftover fish bones.
This releases the nutrients into the broth.
Once you’ve done that you can enjoy the
A boost in collagen which as you know helps
your skin stay firm and fights off wrinkles.
Studies also show that collagen can assist
bone health and keep your muscles strong.
You want to keep your bones and muscles strong,
especially as you age.
More research needs to be done on bone broth
but the research that is out there is very
promising in terms of anti aging.
Alright last, but certainly not least.
#13 Dark Chocolate
We thought we’d save the best for last.
Keep in mind, it HAS to be dark chocolate.
Milk chocolate doesn’t have much, if any,
of the benefits we’re going to pass along.
70% Dark chocolate or higher is great in the
anti aging field and fights off common ailments
that affect us as we get older like high blood
pressure and cholesterol.
Eating a square or two of dark chocolate as
a treat won’t spike your blood sugar and
has lots of antioxidants that defend your
cells against damage from free radicals.
Dark chocolate is high in calories so you
want to keep this as a small treat every now
and again, to get all the benefits.
Do you already eat any of these foods on a
What new ones are you going to try?
Let us know in the comments below, we’d
love to hear from you!