While there are many lifestyle measures will help to reduce the visible signs of ageing, nourishment from the inside out happens to be one of the best. What you choose to put into your body will overtime directly affect, not only the way that you feel but also, the way your skin looks.
Proper nutritional choices focusing on food sources that are rich in antioxidants will leave you with a smooth complexion, reduced visibility of fine lines and an all-over healthy glow.
Here are our favourite anti-ageing foods that will help you to look and feel better!
Avocado - Avocados are full of healthy fats, vitamin E and Biotin which all help your skin to glow. Additionally, the healthy fats support cell rejuvenation which keeps the skin look tight and youthful.
Pomegranates - Pomegranates are packed full of vitamin C which acts as a guard against the wrinkling effects of sun damage.
Cold Water Fish - Cold water fish like Salmon and Mackerel, contain high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which strengthen skin-cell membranes, helping to keep moisture locked in for a more plump and youthful look.
Dark Chocolate (cacao) - Don't hold back on the natural dark chocolate! Cacao is packed with over 300 hundred nutrients and is a superfood known for its high levels of antioxidants. These antioxidants are flavonoids responsible for fighting and preventing free radical damage. Make sure when choosing dark chocolate that it is not full of refined sugar as this will negate the positive effects!
Green Tea - Green tea is full of antioxidants which help with many areas of our health including weight loss, but additionally these antioxidants particularly help to fight free radical damage and slow down the visible signs of ageing to the skin.
Kale - Too much exposure to UV can cause the skin to look dull and pigmented due to free radical production. Kale and other leafy greens contain lutein and zeaxanthin, which have been known to protect against the harmful effects of UV exposure.
Additionally to the list above, avoiding UV rays and using natural sun protection, limiting alcohol, staying hydrated and committing to a natural, age prevention skincare routine will leave you looking and feeling youthful.