Health
  • Kishori Sud
  • Her Zindagi Editorial | 30 Aug 2018, 10:58 IST

Anti-Aging Superfoods That You Must Have In Your Fridge

Planning on losing weight with a healthy diet? Add anti-aging food to your tiffin and reep more benefits with these fruits and vegetables.
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  • Kishori Sud
  • Her Zindagi Editorial | 30 Aug 2018, 10:58 IST

The next time you're not sure what to buy for grocery, we suggest you stock up on the best superfoods for your body. These vegetables, or fruits or diary and meat products are nutritionally dense and thus good for one's health. On top of that the ones mentioned here slow down aging as well! Blueberries, pineapple, kiwi and figs are just a few examples of these foods. Read on to know more.

1Pomegranates

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These healthy fruits contain punicalagins, which may help in preserving collagen in the skin, and slow down the signs of aging.

2Blueberries

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Blueberries contain a lot of antioxidants. These antioxidants can protect your skin from the free radicals that harm your DNA and cause skin damage from the inside out.

3Pineapple

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Pineapple is packed with good fiber to help digestion, vitamin C to boost that immune system, and one cup of diced pineapple is only 77 calories.

4Kiwi

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Originally called the Chinese gooseberry, kiwifruit is packed with vitamins and minerals and is one of the most nutritionally dense fruits out there. These fuzzy fruits can help promote weight loss and may even help manage digestion and asthma.

5Figs

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The nutritional value of figs is very impressive. They have the highest mineral and fiber content of all common fruits, nuts, or vegetables. One serving of figs (fresh or dried) provides 6% of the Daily Value for calcium and iron, and 7% of the Daily Value for potassium.

6Avocado

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The high content of vitamin A in avocados can help shed dead skin cells, leaving us with glowing skin. Their carotenoid content may also assist in blocking toxins and damage from the sun’s rays and help protect against skin cancer.

7Spinach

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A super hydrating vegetable, spinach is packed with antioxidants that help to oxygenate and replenish the entire body.

8Tomatoes

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Epitome of a cancer-fighting superfood, not only do tomatoes contain lycopene, the antioxidant phytochemical that also helps prevent heart disease, but they're a good source of vitamins A, C, and E -- all enemies of cancer-friendly free radicals.

9Broccoli

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Broccoli is an anti-inflammatory, anti-aging powerhouse packed with vitamins C and K, a variety of antioxidants, fiber and calcium. This vegetable helps in maintaining strength and elasticity in our skin.

10Sweet Potatoes

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The orange colour of the sweet potato comes from an antioxidant called beta-carotene which is converted to vitamin A. This Vitamin A may help restore skin elasticity, promote skin cell turnover, and contribute to soft, youthful-looking skin.

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