10 Superfoods that help you look younger
Superfoods are full of antioxidants, fibre, and EFAs (Essential Fatty
Acids), which have fantastic health benefits. When consumed as part of
a healthy, balanced diet, superfoods improve immune system function,
prevent or help treat illnesses and reduce the physical signs of ageing.
1 GOJI BERRIES
Help reduce inflammation, improve digestion,
and promote healthy collagen production- the
proteins required for smooth, young-looking skin.
2 ACAI FRUIT
Rich in antioxidants (disease-fighting nutrients)
and essential fatty acids (EFAs)- healthy fats
associated with positive heart health, brain
function, and anti-ageing.
3 HOT PEPPERS
This group consists of bell and chili peppers.
Hot peppers are fat burners, have antioxidants,
and include twice the vitamin C of citrus fruit.
Removes toxins and carcinogens found in the
liver. Find allium in onions, garlic, chives, leeks,
shallots and scallions.
Add barley to soups, stews, cereal, or as a rice
replacement. Aids in metabolising carbohydrates,
fats, and cholesterol.
6 LEAFY GREENS
Such as spinach, kale and mustard greens,
provide valuable amounts of nutrients, including
beta-carotene and lutein- plant-based nutrients
that support the health and appearance of eyes.
Also a valuable calcium source for older adults.
7 LENTILS & BEANS
Jam-packed with antioxidants, potassium, and
folic acid. These decrease cholesterol.
Nuts and seeds are great for your heart,
containing Omega-3 fatty acids. Eat them daily,
unsalted and raw are best.
Alfalfa and other sprouts contain vitamin C and
protein. They enhance your immune system. Add
them to salads.
10 KEFIR & YOGURT
Don't forget kefir and yogurt to assist the
immune system. Both contain healthy bacteria
for your digestive tract. You can consume either
in smoothies, or with fruit and nuts.
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