Ageing - the very word is enough to give anybody creeps. Nobody wants to experience old age or the symptoms it brings along, be it fatigue or wrinkled skin, memory loss or joint pain, crows feet or fine lines.
Although hated by everybody alike, old age is inevitable. However, it can be delayed and even made healthier if one adopts a good diet right from the youth. An average human being begins to develop signs of ageing from the age of 25 and all anti ageing remedies must be initiated at this age, or even earlier.
These 8 natural foods help evade the early signs of ageing, without casting any even the faintest amount of side effect.
Blueberries are known to have tons of vitamins and antioxidants for such a small fruit. They’re good for your cognitive abilities as well as the skin. Drying them out preserves their nutrition value and turns them into a snack when can be had at any given time of the day. When old age slows down your brain and thinking capabilities, the super dry fruit will save your day.
Consuming fiber rich foods is known to keep complications like diabetes and cholesterol at bay, besides taking care of the digestive tract. The fiber rich properties of dried figs hence make the dry fruit a must have. Their rich flavonoid content helps remove toxins called free radicals from your skin cells and makes you feel young and energetic.
Ageing is accompanied by paining joints and hence calcium supplements are often recommended by doctors. However, those supplements won’t bring any good unless your body has optimum levels of Vitamin D. Morel mushrooms are a natural source of this essential vitamin. Don’t skip them from your anti-ageing diet.
The little dry fruit Almonds, is a powerhouse of protein, fiber, and monounsaturated fats. The three together make it an outstanding anti-aging food. It helps sharpen the memory and improves cognition which is often linked to old age.
Be it joint pain or memory power, physical strength or energy - Shilajit is nature’s own way to combat ageing. Gathered straight from the bosom of the Himalayas, the tar like substance is known as Amrita or Elixir of Life by Indian Yogis who have been using it to remain fit and healthy since times immemorial.
The Kashmiri version of green tea is infused with natural spices which contain polyphenols to free your body of radical toxins and catechins, molecules that help prevent sun damage to your skin. So be sure to include this wonder tea in your anti-ageing diet.
Of all Indian spices to have ever existed, Turmeric is known and acknowledged for its medicinal properties by one and all. The yellow spice reduces the risk of neurodegenerative disorders which are often to occur as a person moves up the ageing ladder.
A pinch of saffron can work wonders for your body. The presence of essential compounds like crocin and crocetin improve the symptoms and the effects of depression, premenstrual syndrome and all factors that prematurely age the DNA.