Aging is accompanied by skin changes. The skin tends to become pale, thin, and dry as we age, thus making it necessary that it should be properly taken care of. Have you ever wondered why many people tend to look older than their age, while others appear younger? Well, certain factors are known to influence this. Factors such as dietary habits, genetics, lifestyle and others plays a huge role in determining how fast we age. This is why we are being advised to include fruits and vegetables in our diet because they provide us with healthy nutrients which helps to slow down aging.
Research has shown that prolong intake of alcohol and sugary drinks may contribute to aging. It therefore becomes necessary to go for more healthy alternatives. In this article, I will be showing you some natural drinks you should take more to reduce the effects of aging.
1. Pineapple juice.
Pineapple is a very popular fruit which is enjoyed by both young and old. Many people love eating this fruit, but only a few are aware about its anti-aging properties. Pineapple is said to slow down aging because it contains beta-carotene and vitamin A, which helps to maintain a healthy skin and reduce the effects of premature skin aging. Pineapple juice is extracted by washing, peeling, grinding, and pressing the pineapple fruit to collect the water.
Dry skin is a major sign of aging. To avoid this, it is advisable to increase your intake of water. Water is good for the skin because it reduces wrinkles, it also helps to preserve skin elasticity by keeping you hydrated and refreshed.
3. Avocado smoothie.
Avocado is notable for its anti-inflammatory properties. It also contains healthy nutrients such as vitamin C, E, K and others which helps to reduce the effects of aging. Avocado smoothie is prepared by peeling and blending the fruit.
4. Turmeric tea.
Turmeric has many health benefits, but for the sake of this article, we shall be focusing on the anti-aging properties. Research has shown that curcumin which is contained in turmeric helps to reduce the effects of skin aging by preventing moisture loss and wrinkles. Turmeric tea is prepared by adding grounded turmeric powder inside hot water.
5. Carrot smoothie.
Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the body. Regular consumption of carrot has been proven to reduce wrinkling and skin-aging. Carrot smoothie is prepared by washing, cutting and blending the vegetable.
6. Spinach smoothie.
Spinach is a great anti-aging vegetable which helps to nourish and protect the skin. This vegetable is readily available in the market and one of the ways by which you can enjoy it is by blending into a smoothie.
7. Orange juice.
Orange is a good source of beta-carotene and eating it regularly helps to improve the skins' appearance. Research has shown that eating oranges helps to shield the skin from sun exposure. Orange juice is extracted by peeling and pressing the fruit to collect the water.
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