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Eat These 5 Foods Regularly To Retain Youth

Internal nourishment keeps the youth intact!

Aging will come with the passage of time. We have no power to stop this natural process. However, we can prolong our youth by practicing a few good habits on a daily basis. One of them is proper eating habits. Following a daily nutritious, homely and wholesome diet will keep our body healthy and clean. The effect of which is directly reflected on the skin. To keep your youth intact and have healthy skin, add these 5 must-have but easily available foods to your diet now.

Amla

As we age, our skin loses its youth and becomes dull. While skin becomes saggy, black edge spots start appearing on the face. Vitamin C is an essential ingredient in combating these symptoms. Amla is rich in vitamin C. The role of amla in preventing the shortening of telomeres is very significant, as a result, amla has a direct positive effect in preventing aging. Vitamin C present in amla is famous as a collagen booster. Therefore, regular consumption of amla juice erases wrinkles on the skin. The age-related blemishes disappear and the skin regains its lost radiance.

Yogurt

To retain youth, put yogurt on a diet every day. However, never mix sugar in yogurt or do not take flavored yogurt. Eating plain yogurt is most beneficial. Yogurt contains a lot of protein and calcium which keeps the body in good shape. Yogurt is very useful to prevent the loss of bone density. As we age, more and more dead cells accumulate in the upper layers of our skin, as the normal shedding process of the skin slows down. The lactic acid in yogurt is especially capable of solving this problem. Yogurt also keeps the skin wrinkle free. Yogurt compresses the pores of the skin and keeps the skin tight.  So if you want to hold on to your youth, eat yogurt every day.

Sweet pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin seeds are high in phytosterols, which helps in maintaining the balance of the testosterone hormone in the male body. As pumpkin seeds are rich in fatty acids and antioxidants, they help to increase male libido. Pumpkin seeds contain phenol as well as vitamin E, which is well known for initiating the growth of new cells by shedding dead skin cells.

Olive Well

According to experts, cooking in olive oil instead of sunflower or soybean oil creates strong resistance to cardiovascular disease, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and high blood sugar. Usage of olive oil on a regular basis protects against various age-related diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, osteoporosis etc. Even premature death can be tackled with daily consumption of olive oil. Monounsaturated fatty acids contained in olive oil can prominently lessen the measures of skin damage caused by the sun’s harmful rays. To enjoy these benefits, make it a habit to cook in olive oil instead of marketed refined oil.

Banana

Adequate presence of potassium in the body is required to eliminate the roughness of our skin. Bananas are a storehouse of potassium. So if you eat one banana a day, your skin will remain youthful and supple for a longer period of time. In addition, the iron present in the banana improves the paleness of the skin and also increases overall skin resilience. Vitamin B found in bananas can help to get rid of acne problems by eliminating excess oiliness. Bromelain in bananas are vital to activate male sex hormones by enhancing sex drive.

Debapriya Chakraborty

Author is an aspiring creative writer, food-buff and bookworm. Loves to travel, bunks in lesser known bnbs and loves her chai more than anything else. She adds her two cents to every idea and has been a scriber for more than a decade now!
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