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12 Healthy Foods That Will Make You Grow & Look Younger

Inasmuch as ageing is natural, there is also need for you eat healthy foods. The food you eat also determine how you age, grow and look. Food are substances that can be consumed, and what you consumed will determine what your body will resume.

Eating healthy food keeps you in good health, makes you live and grow younger. The food you eat contributes to your inner and outside beauty. If the inside is good, definitely the outside will be superb. Here are foods that can help grow and look younger;

1. Green Tea

green tea cup with tea leaves

Green Tea contains antioxidants called polyphenols which helps to battle diabetes & heart diseases, protect skin protein called collagen.

It also protect against free radicals which are molecules formed during metabolism process in response to stress.
Green tea is highly rich in antioxidants that reduces damages by the sun and reduce signs of aging.

2. Dark Chocolate

Detail of cocoa fruit with pieces of chocolate and cocoa powder on raw cocoa beans.

Dark chocolate or Cocoa are extremely rich in antioxidants that are very powerful. From research, these antioxidants help to decrease blood pressure and increase insulin.

Dark chocolate contains flavonols(antioxidants) that helps protect the skin from sun damage and enhances skin hydration and smoothness.

3. Vegetables

Healthy vegetarian food background. Vegetables, hummus, pesto and lentil curry with tofu.

Vegetables contains vitamin C that helps in production of collagen, including carotenoids that protect against free radicals that may cause skin aging.

Vegetables contains low calories and antioxidants that helps to reduce cancer and heart diseases.

4. Avocados

Set of fresh whole and sliced avocado isolated on white background. Top view

Avocados are pleasing to taste, rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber which are vital for good health.

Avocados contains polyhydroxylated fatty alcohols that helps to fix damaged DNA in the skin cells and protect the skin from sun damage.

5. Tomatoes

Tomatoes are healthy foods, it has lots of health benefit that reduces aging.

Tomatoes contain lycopene that deceased the risk prostate cancer, heart diseases and stroke.
To boost lycopene in your body system, ensure to cook tomatoes with with olive oil or other healthy fat.

6. Kale

fresh kale

Kale is an excellent green leaf that helps to fight tired skin which is likely to add years to your appearance.
It is rich in vitamin K which improve cell of the skin and prevent tired looking eyes.

7. Spices

Spices are not only just to add flavour to your food, they contain plants compound that are healthy. For example, plant spices like cinnamon enhance the firmness of the skin and enhance the production of collagen.

8. Ginger

Ginger will do wonders to your skin. It helps to dismantle inflammation that can cause breakouts and pre-mature wrinkles.

It contains antioxidant properties which helps to destroy age spots and blemishes. 

9. Banana

Raw Organic Bunch of Bananas Ready to Eat

Bananas are one of popular fruits in the world that is widely available.
It is highly rich in antioxidants. These antioxidants protect the body from free radicals that causes pre-mature aging.

10. Flax seeds

Flax seeds are small seeds  like mustard seed, they are source of Omega-3 fatty acid which protect the skin from sun damage.

Flaxseed also contain lignans which reduces blood sugar level in the body and reduces the risk of cancer.
Also, flaxseed improve the smoothness and quality of the skin.

11. Red Grapes

Red grapes is one of the best fruit that helps to reduce aging. It contains anti–inflammatory(resveratrol) that makes the skin flawless.
Red grapes also has antioxidants that help to boost production of collagen.

12. Coconut Oil

Glass bowl filled with coconut oil and half coconut with pieces isolated on white background

Coconut oil is a natural oil that penetrates into the hair and skin to reduces vericose veins and wrinkles.
It helps to slow down aging process and it ease the pressure on your liver.

The foods listed above are healthy foods that will make you look younger and grow longer. When you eat well, you grow well; when you grow well, you live well.

Is there anything missing? Kindly drop other healthy foods you know in the comment section.


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Damilola Ogunmakin
Damilola Ogunmakin is an information entrepreneur, digital marketer and a blogger. He identifies and evaluate information needs, provide information directly to information and organizational consumer.He is currently an accountant at Kings Hotel & Suites.He specializes on Blogging, Website Development, Digital Marketing, and Graphics Design.

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