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Isn’t it very satisfying to hear somebody tell you “oh…you look much younger than that. What do you do?” And especially so when you know that it is coming from inside and not with makeup. Just to help you along take a look at the foods in the article below that can help you check ageing to make you look and feel younger. While not a magical product, including these foods in your diet may benefit you a lot over time, according to the author. Team RetyrSmart
Good foods to keep ageing in check
So, choose your food wisely as what you put on your plate may have a lot to do with your reflection in the mirror. Here are five food items you should always have in your kitchen to keep those laugh lines away.
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Extra virgin olive oil
Extra virgin olive oil is loaded with monounsaturated fat, polyphenols and phytonutrients which play a huge role in keeping the firmness and elasticity of the skin intact. It is also rich in vitamin E, which helps in preventing signs of premature ageing.
Yoghurt is one of the best sources of protein. It is minimal in calories and has plenty of good bacteria which can aid digestion. It is also loaded with phosphorus, riboflavin, Vitamin B12, and calcium. The best part? In addition to its delicious taste, it can also help to do away with those fine lines on your face.
Red juicy tomatoes can be eaten raw or cooked and you can also include them in salads or grill them with a dash of olive oil, salt and pepper. They are rich in Lycopene, a pigment that helps in reducing wrinkles and fine lines by removing dead skin cells and protecting the skin from sun damage.
The winter fruit can is not only loaded with antioxidants, minerals and beta-carotene but will also help you get back your glow. Moreover, the beta carotene present in the carrots is known to promote youthful skin as it is a potent antioxidant. So, if you are in a quest for firmer, toned skin, we suggest chomping on some carrots daily.
Indian Gooseberries (Amla)
It is a cheap and rich source of Vitamin C. We all know the benefits of this vitamin; it fights free radicals, prevents ageing and gives you the lit-from-within skin. Amla is the secret to clear skin and a healthy immune system.