Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Foods That Keep You Young

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Remember the old saying, “You are what you eat”? For this topic, this statement is true. If you want to look good while feeling young and healthy, eat a generous amount of foods that have been proven to do wonders for the body on the inside and outside. Make these foods a part of your daily regiment:

For Healthy Skin and Age-Related Diseases: olive oil, avocado, strawberries, cranberries, cherries, purple grapes, carrots, sweet potatoes, blueberries, and butternut squash

*Blueberries also help prevent age-related deficits in memory and motor function.

Strong Bones and Age-Related Intestinal Illnesses- yogurt, soy, tofu, and skim milk.

Healthy Eyes- broccoli, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, spinach, and romaine lettuce.

Reduce Stress- beans (navy, pinto, black, etc.), brown rice, green peas, chick peas, and green beans.

Sun Protection- green tea, tomatoes, pink grapefruit and watermelon.

Youthful blood vessels and lower high blood vessels- Chocolate.

Boosts Immune System- turkey, skinless chicken breast, broccoli, fish, cabbage, cauliflower, spinach, black and/or green tea.

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  1. What a relief! I like most things you listed here. :)

    Oh, and if I may add: Soursop (a tropical fruit common in my country) is said to have skin-rejuvenating and anti-cancer elements.

  2. Thanks for posting this useful information...

  3. Really useful post. Thank you for sharing


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