Updated: Sep 25, 2021
Ever fantasized, what if we never age? Everyone wants to stay young, healthy, and charming, thus try several artificial techniques to hide the signs of aging. Buying expensive potions and Anti-wrinkles for a radiant complexion is just a waste of money when all your anti-aging charismas are present in nature itself. Different fruits and vegetables are a rich source of elements required to stay young. But first, we need to know, what causes aging?
Let's find out how we age?
A cell divides at most 50 times before it can no longer replicate its DNA and it dies. This is called cell senescence. Environmental factors (such as pollution, toxicity, chemicals, preserved unhealthy food, diseases, etc) and free radicals increase the speed of cell senescence, ultimately leading to aging. Lack of physical exercise, stress, unhealthy eating habits, and poor diet creates free radicals that break down collagen strands in the skin that causes sagging skin, wrinkles, and age spots. #agingcauses
Grapes often referred to as the queen of fruits are used for making mouth-watering desserts, and refreshing food bowls & wine which can be good for health, if moderately consumed, These are the keys to eternal youth. The high content of Polyphenols present in grapes acts as an antioxidant that protects cells and body chemicals preventing aging, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. #grapefruit
Blueberries are sweet, succulent, and nutritious fruits. Blueberries are the source of antioxidants, anthocyanins, and bioflavonoids. They are a rich source of dietary fiber and Vitamin C. Blueberries are good for the heart, maintains blood pressure, controls diabetes, and improves skin health.
Aging brings challenges. Joint pain and arthritis are the common health issues we face with age. Blackberries are rich in ellagic acid that helps to fight inflammation and prevents joint pain. It is also rich in antioxidants, anthocyanin which has anti-aging properties. #blackberryfruit
Kiwi is rich in vitamins, dietary fiber, and antioxidants. Vitamin E present in the fruit helps in healing and repairing skin. High dietary fiber makes it a laxative that helps in flushing out toxins/oxidative and makes your skin glowing. Vitamin C in kiwi helps in the formation of collagen that gives you elastic & soft skin. #akiwiaday
Carrot is rich in beta-carotene that gets converted to vitamin A in the body known as retinol that has anti-aging properties. It protects cells from sun damage. It improves your vision.
It is rich in lycopene, vitamin C, and antioxidants that are good for your skin. It contains 80% water that keeps your skin hydrated. Guava is rich in potassium that maintains blood pressure. It improves eyesight. #eyesight
A healing medicinal fruit, High in vitamin C and full of antioxidants. Pomegranates fight against the free radicals and help in reducing the levels of inflammation in our bodies. It also contains punicalagin, which helps to preserve collagen (skin), reducing down the signs of aging. #agingeffects
Strawberries are the source of vitamin A that boosts cell growth and vitamin C that helps in collagen formation and protects skin from sun damage. Strawberries are also good for heart health. It also contains ellagic acid and ellagitannins that prevent cancer. #strawberrybenefits
This mouth-watering and creamy fruit with high standards is filled with vitamin E and fats which acts as a moisturizer for dry skin. Also rich in detoxification, its products are renowned for skincare. Nevertheless, you can make one for yourself at home by mixing avocado with a tablespoon of honey. #avocadofruit
Easily available and exceptionally cheaper to buy, bananas are the most popular fruits across the world. The presence of vitamin C and antioxidants in bananas works as a protective agent against wrinkles and helps in reducing free radicals that cause premature aging. And do you know? Even the peel of banana works as a healthy agent to brighten skin and reduce wrinkles. It works as a moisturizer to hydrate the skin. Moreover, it also helps fade acne and reduce the puffiness of the eyes.
This anti-aging superfood comes with so many advantages. The lycopene present in tomatoes not only keeps our teeth and gums healthy but also acts against the effect of toxins found in the polluted air. As a strong antioxidant of the carotenoids, lycopene is a powerful protector against UV damage and also helps against damaging bacteria. #vitaminC
If you want to add more such easy-to-get fruits in your diet, so go for the ones with deeper color and also 'the colorful the diet, the better.' So why waste time and money on expensive skincare routines? Just eat healthily and stay naturally young. EAT FRUITS, STAY YOUNG !! And if you are interested to know eating which veges can retain your youth, stay tuned with shuruwaatagri.