Anti-aging and nutrition … the only solution to avoid the scalpels
The truth is that from a certain age onwards, almost all women suffer hysteria when they think of how quickly the years pass and therefore how they grow! So most looking for various ways in which we can freeze time and remain “unchanged” in its wake.
Many are however those of their great desire to succeed, resorting to wrong methods usually drift by some “experts” who convinces them that the solutions to the problem are: the scalpel, the anti-aging creams and some formulations in the form of drink or pills. They fail however, to emphasize that lifestyle, daily habits and diet play a catalytic role in the effort.
“We are what we eat”
After too much research, experts have concluded that the above sentence is valid, as our diet plays a very important role in the appearance of our skin, which shows how healthy is a body and the body “covers”. Here are what foods are known for good skin health.
- Whole grains-such as wheat bran, barley, rye, oats, corn, rice and pasta can worthily replace the white-processed foods as they contain enough fiber, which helps in proper functioning of digestive system resulting glow. Also contains: selenium (a natural antioxidant that protects the skin from UV rays of the sun), zinc (which helps produce collagen, which provides elasticity to the skin) and B vitamins, which enhance the proper functioning of the skin.
- Fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins, which give luster to our skin and natural pigments. Vitamin C is rich in antioxidant properties and helps produce collagen. Sources of vitamin C: broccoli, peppers, oranges, kiwi, grapefruit, strawberries, Brussels sprouts, lemon, mango, papaya, pineapple, mandarin, sea buckthorn and banana. Vitamin E is also rich in antioxidant properties, acts against photoaging and dryness and has sedative effect. Sources are: olive oil, asparagus, beef, sunflower seeds, avocados, green leafy vegetables, kiwi fruit and cereals. Beta – carotene has antioxidant and it protects our skin. Sources are: carrots, apricots, mangoes, sweet potatoes, the pumpkin, peaches and peppers. Vitamin A helps maintain skin elasticity. Sources are: milk, carrots, zucchini, broccoli, sweet potatoes, cantaloupe, cabbage, apricots, peaches, veal liver.
- Proteins help and those in the glow of the skin so it is advisable to consume the required daily amount. Sources of protein are fish, poultry, eggs, meat, beans and cheese.
- In the human body the water contained in an amount of about 70%. Water helps flush toxins from our body so it is necessary to drink enough (8-10 cups) per day. If you do not consume the necessary amount of water daily, the toxins trapped in our tissues, thus accelerating the aging of our skin.
- Millet is a cereal that is famous for its contribution in the fight against aging as it is rich in B vitamins
- Legumes are rich in vegetable protein, complex carbohydrates and plenty of high quality fiber, contain many species vitamins, minerals and many minerals that slow and they in turn aging.
- The nuts contain beneficial Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids, which help them and in the fight against aging.
Apart from the diet, however, as mentioned above there are some daily habits that help us to freeze time. Let us see what it is.
- It would be nice to sleep before 23:00 because from midnight to 04:00 secreted hormone anti aging. Also, the ideal is to sleep around 8 hours.
- It is advisable to spend at least 20 minutes daily in some sort of exercise even if you choose walking.
- Drink enough water.
- Reduce stress and take time for yourself.
- Use sunscreen daily (and winter).
- Everyday make up remover.
- Do not forget the peeling!
- If you use anti-aging creams, make sure you use suitable for your skin and that contain the necessary vitamins and essential ingredients that will help you.
Making a combination of all the above can be sure that you will achieve what you so much desire!