Apples are an excellent fountain of youth. Their fruit acid acts like an anti-wrinkle agent, and over 600 carotenoids protect the skin from UV damage. One clinical study on crow’s feet has shown that applying apple stem cells in a cream form (from pharmacies) for 28 days significantly reduces wrinkles.
These zesty fruits are high in vitamin C, which is not only good for our immunity, but also for maintaining young-looking skin. The reason? It helps reduce discoloured skin cells faster.
Water has a cleansing effect in the body. More waste products can be flushed out, preventing vascular diseases and ageing processes. Aim to drink two litres a day.
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Feeling secure protects our cells from stress: if we’re near friends and family, our body releases fewer cell-damaging substances, according to findings from a study conducted by the University of Utah.