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6 Superfoods For Age-Defying Beauty

Updated: Aug 16, 2023

Copyright 2006 Sylvia Riley


6 Superfoods for age-defying beauty:


1. Goji Berries

The newest fruit to hit Hollywood, goji berries, are among the healthiest foods on the planet and contain one of the highest concentrations of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, phytochemicals, and essential fatty acids. They are regarded anti-aging wonders, which is hardly surprising given their incredible constitution. These dried berries, which have their origins in Tibet and are highly valued in traditional medicine, offer a number of known health advantages, including strengthening vision, lowering cholesterol, boosting immunity, preventing cancer cells, reducing depression, and assisting in weight loss. Goji berries are a fantastic source of vitamin A because they have more beta-carotene than carrots and 500 times more vitamin C per weight than oranges. These berries are perfect for any anti-aging and cosmetic regimen because they contain vitamin E and vital fatty acids. They also include B vitamins, 21 minerals, and 18 amino acids. One of its polysaccharides has been proven to increase the pituitary gland's secretion of human growth hormone, which is a rejuvenating hormone. Li Qing Yuen, who lived to the age of 252, is the longest-lived person in history. He was reportedly married 14 times, had 11 generations of descendants, and was born in 1678. He passed away in 1930. According to reports, Li Qing Yuen regularly ate goji berries. According to a research mentioned in Dr. Mindell's book "Goji: The Himalayan Health Secret," 67% of older persons who had the berries daily for three weeks saw a considerable improvement in their spirits and outlook on life.


2. Aloe Vera Forget botox; Aloe vera 100% naturally boosts collagen formation for a smooth, wrinkle-free face and plump, gorgeous skin. The perfect substitute for botox! Over 75 nutrients can be found in the aloe vera leaf's interior gel, which has about 200 active substances. 20 minerals, 18 amino acids, and 12 vitamins are among them, including vitamin B12, one of the very few sources of this vitamin found in plants. Additionally, aloe vera contains anti-inflammatory plant hormones and enzymes as well as anti-microbial characteristics that fight germs and fungi. Aloe vera has a number of health benefits, including the ability to improve digestion and excretion, strengthen the immune system, and heal, moisturize, and rejuvenate the skin while inducing collagen formation naturally. When feasible, aloe vera should be consumed fresh; nevertheless, huge aloe vera leaves can be ordered and kept in the refrigerator for a few weeks. For the best smoothie for beauty, scrape out the gel from inside the leaves, avoiding the leaf's harsh laxative outside. Blend with fruit. Aloe vera pairs nicely with fruit because it has a moderate flavor with a little bitter edge.


3. Avocados Avocados are quickly absorbed and smooth and soften the skin. When compared to soybean, almond, maize, olive, and olive oil, avocado oil has the highest rate of skin penetration. Avocado also provides antioxidants like vitamin E (great for the skin), carotenoids, and the powerful antioxidant glutathione, which has the ability to fight cancer. The liver, where harmful substances are eliminated, contains high quantities of glutathione. Ultraviolet radiation and contaminants like cigarette smoke and exhaust fumes can both be neutralized by glutathione. Glutathione may be helpful for a variety of illnesses, including AIDS, cancer, Parkinson's disease, memory loss, arthritis, cancer of the liver, Parkinson's disease, eczema, and Parkinson's disease.


4. Chlorella Chlorella is one of the richest known sources of RNA and DNA, which guide cellular growth and repair and help our bodies better absorb nutrients, flush out toxins, and stay healthy. Dr. Benjamin Frank recommends consuming nucleic acids in "The No-Aging Diet" because our bodies' ability to produce them decreases over time. In his book "Healing With Whole Foods," Paul Pitchford claims that "insufficient nucleic acid causes premature aging as well as weakened immunity." Japanese researchers showed that rats fed chlorella had a 30% longer life expectancy. It may be essential for longevity, immunity, and general health to replenish RNA and DNA. In addition to nucleic acids, chlorella is a superfood that is very rejuvenating and health-promoting due to its abundance in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, enzymes, and amino acids. A moral substitute is spirulina.


5. Bee Pollen Bee pollen has remarkable qualities when it comes to maintaining youthful, attractive skin. Swedish dermatologist Dr. Lars-Erik Essen effectively treats acne and other skin disorders with bee pollen and notes its anti-aging and beautifying properties. Bee pollen reportedly "seems to prevent premature aging of the cells and stimulates growth of new skin tissue," according to him. It provides strong defense against dehydration and gives dry cells new life. It removes wrinkles and encourages a blood flow that gives all skin cells vitality. He thinks its potent nucleic acid content, including RNA and DNA, as well as its built-in antibacterial action, are what give it its skin rejuvenating effects. Bee pollen also helps fight infections, lower cholesterol, strengthen blood, boost immunity, increase physical strength and stamina, aid in longevity, and improve libido, to name a few additional health-promoting effects! It has been dubbed the "perfect food" since it contains all the essential nutrients.


6. Coconut Oil Your metabolism is accelerated by coconut oil, which can actually aid in weight loss. It also possesses antioxidant properties that guard against free-radical damage, keeping the skin young and healthy, and is highly hydrating and beautiful for the skin. Coconut oil is a terrific ally for any beauty skin care regimen, whether it is consumed internally or topically. Lauric acid, an anti-microbial fatty acid that destroys bacteria, viruses, and fungus, is also present in it.

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