Food To Combat Ageing

1) Avocado- good source of vit E and monosaturated fat LDL , rich in folate, which has a preventative effect against breast and cervical cancer and potassium prevents fluid retention and high blood pressure 2) Soy- rich in isoflavones- exerts an estrogen like effect on the body to bolster bone density. Together with calcium and vit D can stave off bone thinning 3) Broccoli- contains high fibre and sulphur contents which prevents cancer, contains alpha lipoic acids that prevents collagen in your legs from hardening which is a main cause of cellulite. 4) Yoghurt- Combat Psoriasis, Eczema and Acne and maintain a healthy digestive system 5) Garlic- Eating a clove prevents cancer and heart disease. Women between the ages of 55 and 69 who eat a clove of garlic at least once a week were 50 prcent less likely to develop colon cancer 6) Dark Chocolates- contains high content of cocoa flavonols, which is associated with softer, more hydrated skin and decreased sensitivity to the sun 7) Tomatoes- contains beta carotene, lycopene, vit C, A and E, potassium, and fibre. A medium sized tomato can provide half the person’s recommended daily amount of vit C. Lycopene, a natural anti oxidant can protect our skin against the sun’s damaging rays. It can lower our blood pressure and cholesterol and reduce risk of cardiovascular disease and some cancers 8) Nuts- rich in potassium, magnesium, zinc, iron, copper, selenium and omega-3 acids. Omega-3 acids can sow down the growth of plaques in the arteries and reduce swelling throught the body. Brazil nuts. according to a study done at the University of Illinois have a vital role in preventing breast cancer 9) Watermelon- contaisn selenium, essential fats, zinc, and vit E which help against free radicals and ageing 10) Water- drink at least eight glasses of fluid a day to flush out toxins


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