You Surely Need These Anti Aging Foods After 40

Last Update on August 16, 2020 : Published on May 20, 2020

This article is for those who say “I’ll Die 18!” Yes, I have this zeal and I’m 18 for the last 40 years. Aging is something that is unstoppable however looking younger is all in your hands. If you take good care of yourself, you can always look young, bright shining, and healthy.

If we pack our food basket with the right quantity of antioxidants, healthy fats, and essential nutrients, we can make our age slow or stop our aging symptoms and look a lot younger than our age. No matter how strongly you try to hide the symptoms of aging but your skin reveals it all. Here is list of best anti aging foods you can try instead of the supplements to live younger.

Top Superfood That Helps Slow Aging:

1. Watercress

Watercress herb for anti aging

Watercress is also known as Yellowcress is a perennial European herb. It’s a part of aquatic plant species that is rapidly gaining fame in European countries. Watercress grows in a freshwater stream and is mostly used in green salads or for garnishing your food. 100g serving supplies 63% of Vitamin A, 71% of Vitamin C, 12% calcium, 5% magnesium, 5%, Vitamin B-6, and fulfill your body’s need of protein, potassium, and calcium.

2. Red Bell Pepper

red bell pepper

You will find bell peppers in various colors and earlier I was under impression that it’s just the color that’s different. But after I researched it, it turned out to be evident that their nutrients and benefits are also different. Bell Pepper is low in calories and is extremely rich in Vitamin C, B6, K1, E, A, and other antioxidants that are good for your health.

Bell Pepper is rich in antioxidants like Capsanthin, Violaxanthin, Lutein, Quercetin, and Luteolin. The anti-inflammatory properties can protect your skin from sunburns, pollution, and other environmental toxins and make you more younger.

3. Papaya

papaya anti aging fruit

Papaya is deliciously loaded with a lot of nutrients and is originated from Southern Mexico and Central America however it’s popular in almost all the countries now. People eat it raw if it is ripped or cooked if it is unripe. This anti aging fruit is rich in an enzyme called papain that is useful to tenderize muscle meat. Papaya is also rich in calories, carbohydrates, Vitamin C, A, B9, B1, B5, B3, and magnesium.

4. Blueberries

blueberries anti aging fruit

Blueberries are flowering plants with blue or purple berries. They are a part of the Vaccinium family that also includes cranberries, bilberries, huckleberries and most of them are native of North America. Blueberries are rich in potassium, Vitamin C, B-6, A, Carbohydrate, and other anti-oxidants. This anti aging fruit can be added to a variety of food that we eat and can also be consumed as dried fruit.

5. Nuts

macadamia nuts

Irrespective of whatever nut you choose, from cashews, walnuts to macadamia, these are all anti aging food items. Nuts are known for their cholesterol-lowering and anti-inflammatory effects while providing protein, fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, and micronutrients to our body. Vitamin E present in nuts helps skin repairs, protects from UV rays, and retain skin moisture. Consumption of just 2 weeks will bring a glow to your skin and make it wrinkle-free.

6. Broccoli

broccoli anti aging food

Broccoli is from a cauliflower family and resembles a miniature tree. This veggie is rich in Vitamin K, C, folic acid, fiber, and potassium. It is mostly consumed with sprout or salad. Broccoli has many benefits including reduced inflammation, protection again cancer, controlling blood sugar, and antioxidants that produce collagen. It is am important protein for skin cells that gives elasticity and strength to your skin.

7. Spinach

spinach anti aging plant

Spinach is a green leafy vegetable that has several benefits. It was originated in Persia however used worldwide for its nutrients. Spinach is rich in Vitamin A, E, k, C, B-6, minerals and got the highest level of Iron. Like broccoli, it also enhanced the production of collagen that keeps your skin firm, gentle, and soothing. Spinach and Papaya are also good for hair and eyes.

Bonus Tips

Apart from the above-listed food items, you may also make use of supplements to enhance your skin and remove anti-aging symptoms. There are hundreds of anti-aging supplements available in the market in the form of capsules, oils, powders, and lotions. Most of them are made up of the essence of the above-listed products in some chemical forms. It is always advisable to eat fresh nutrition-rich food items over pills.

Summing Up

The above list of anti-aging fruits and food is prepared on the basis of research and study on the best anti-aging foods that you can consume raw or cooked specially to work as anti-aging products. If you have a severe impact of aging and you need to use supplements, it is advised to use the best anti-aging cream or lotion that is for external use. You may also make the best use of Mindfulness Meditation and Yoga to reduce the effect of aging. I have no intention to look older than my age as I am young at heart and will always live 18 and die 18.

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About The Author

Raj Soni
Raj Soni

Raj practices yoga and mindfulness meditation for decades now and fond of creative writing. Raj has considerable research and writing experience since the time he joined meditation camps as an organizer. He enjoys educating his members and followers on how to lead a balanced lifestyle. He believes, one day he will convert his farm into a meditation centre.

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