No need to spend endless amounts of money and time on beauty treatments and expensive creams and lotions. How about working from the inside out. Recent experts on antiaging are realizing the benefits of eating a micronutrient diet. By changing your diet and lifestyle, you can actually switch on protective genes and switch off genes that may have a negative effect on your health. Eating anti-inflammatory foods such as fruits, vegetables, nuts and whole grains is the key. Here are the four keys to staying and looking young forever:
If you want to avoid wrinkles, avoid eating foods that have added sugar such as processed foods and white flour. Decades of research shows that avoiding inflammation, which sugar and white flour increase inflammation, can reduce wrinkles, sagging skin, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and some cancers.
Spending daily time outside, breathing fresh air, and seeing our magnificent world can renew your spirits. Go to a park, the beach, or walk along a quiet tree lined street. These are all enjoyable methods of reducing stress and its deadly aging effects. A walk outside provides benefits that a gym membership cannot.
Drink plenty of liquids. Not sodas and caffeine. Drink at least six glasses of pure spring water and a few cups of green tea daily. The fluids help your body process nutrients, and the tea contains powerful antioxidants that fight aging and disease.
Did you know that sunshine triggers your body to produce vitamin D? Sunshine is the best source of vitamin D, which helps reduce the risk of osteoporosis and even many cancers. Spend at least 15 minutes daily in the sun, without sunscreen. Remember too much sun can increase your risk of skin cancer, so don’t over do it.