What is aging? It’s a question that people have been asking for centuries. As our lifespans continue to increase, this question becomes more and more important. In the past century, we’ve seen an increase in life expectancy from 47 years old to about 78 years old! What does this mean for the future of populations worldwide? This blog post will explore what science has discovered so far as well as some exciting work going on now to find out how we can optimize our health throughout our lives.
Aging is natural for every living creature on the earth, with aging we all get signs to remind us that we are getting old and those are signs will be visible on our body and face. It is inevitable, there will be lines appears on our face, we will notice our skin lose its tightness and moisture. In medical terms, this kind of aging is called, “intrinsic aging”.
Many other factors from the outside will cause our skin to age prematurely like the environment that we are exposing to, the stress, depression, and bad habits together can fasten the age. In medical terms, this type of aging is called “extrinsic aging”.
What is Aging and Is Anti Aging Possible:
If we follow some rules and diet plans we can slow down our aging process by taking foods that are rich in healthy fats, antioxidants, essential nutrients, and plenty of water. There are certain types of foods that help you to maintain youthful and healthy skin.
Nuts are very rich in vitamin E, which helps to maintain skin tissue, locks the moisture under the skin, and protects our skin from Sunrays. Especially walnuts and almonds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids which benefit in strengthening skin cell membranes and preserves natural oils in our body.
Avocados are one of the best sources of inflammation-fighting fatty acids which helps to maintain smooth skin and also contains certain nutrients like Vitamin C, K, A, and potassium that will prevent the negative effects of the aging process.
Sweet potatoes are rich in an antioxidant called beta-carotene later converted to vitamin A. Vitamin A helps to restore the flexibility of the skin and helps in maintaining healthy, soft, and young-looking skin. They are also rich in Vitamin C and E.
Spinach is known for fully packed antioxidants and super hydrating properties which help our body to oxygenate, it is also rich in magnesium, plant-based iron, lutein, and vitamins A, C, K, and E.
Blueberries are one of the best sources of vitamin C, A and are especially rich in an age-resisting antioxidant called anthocyanin which gives blueberries such a wonderful color. This antioxidant helps you to protect skin from sun damage and pollution, and also reduces inflammation.
Broccoli is rich in anti-inflammation properties and age-defying elements like fiber, lutein, calcium, folate, and vitamin C and K, which help in encouraging the production of collagen that promotes skin strength and flexibility.
If you follow a certain lifestyle and healthy habits we can reduce the signs of aging and look young and bright.