7POWERFUL anti-ageing foods
THE GLEANER, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
Not only do the monounsaturated fats contained in olive oil support healthy arteries and a healthy heart, but olive oil also contains polyphenols, a potent antioxidant that may help prevent a number of agerelated diseases. Organic extra virgin olive oil is recommended for the most anti-ageing benefits. Brazil nuts are rich in selenium, a mineral which aids in the production of the antioxidant glutathione to help slow down the skin ageing process. Just two nuts a day will provide you with enough selenium to reap its anti-ageing benefits.
Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, which has been shown to support heart health and healthy cholesterol levels as you age. Lycopene also acts as a natural sunblock to keep skin youthful and protected from harmful UV rays.