Gorge Your Skin With These 5 Age-busting Foods!
Spinach, cabbage and broccoli - three foods packed with polyphenols and antioxidants that kill free radicals responsible for cell ageing. Add to that their vitamin C content,a powerful antioxidant that protects our cells from prematurely ageing. The perfect anti ageing preemptive strike!
Like all mushrooms, this wild variety is bursting with B vitamins, responsible for keeping our skin in good nick. And good nick skin means fewer wrinkles! If you're lacking in culinary ideas, they're divine when cooked with turmeric, cloves, ginger or cinnamon. Plus these antioxidant and vitamin-charged spices provide an extra anti ageing boost.
Oily fish are a great source of protein and essential fatty acids: add salmon, sardines and herring to your weekly shop! Oxidation creates free radicals that age our skin. Nutrients present in oily fish boost cell renewal and combat these wrinkle-causing free radicals. Plus their essential fatty acids keep our skin youthfully supple.
Tea contains high levels of antioxidants that slow down ageing. Antioxidants capture free radicals that cause our skin to sag. And sagging skin means lines and wrinkles! White tea is more powerful than green tea: it contains 3 times more polyphenols, the molecules that neutralise free radicals, meaning our skin can breathe and our cells remain healthy for longer.
The humble egg has proven anti ageing properties. Made up of vitamin D, proteins and antioxidants (vitamins A, E, selenium), eggs prevent the appearance of unsightly wrinkles.