Slow Down Aging – 9 Foods That Combat Aging


A study by Ohio State University researchers found that omega-3s–those famous fatty acids that may help with a variety of conditions such as arthritis, depression, heart disease, and more–have just added another potential health benefit to the list: They may slow a biological effect linked to aging.

Taking enough omega-3 fatty acid supplements to change the balance of oils in the diet could slow a key biological process linked to aging, new research suggests.

Yes, ageing can be tough on the body, while you can make healthy food choice. Besides omega-3 supplements, there are some other options you can try:

Avocado is a good source of healthy monounsaturated fat that may help to reduce level of a bad type of cholesterol in body. It’s also a good source of vitamin E and can help to maintain healthy skin and prevent skin aging.

All black and blue berries contain phytochemicals known as flavonoids-powerful antioxidants which help to protect the body against damage caused by free radicals and aging.

Cruciferous vegetables:
Cruciferous vegetables assist the body in its fight against toxins and cancer. The family of Cruciferous vegetables includes cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, kale, turnip, brussels sprouts, radish and watercress. Try to eat them raw or lightly cooked for their beneficial nutrients.

Eating a clove of garlic a day helps to protect the body against cancer and heart disease. Try garlic for these 13 unexpected health benefits.

This spicy root can boost the digestive and circulatory systems, which can be useful for older people.

Most varieties of nuts are good sources of minerals. Adding nuts to your diet can enhance the functioning of your digestive and immune systems, improve your skin help control prevent cancer. Nuts may also help control cholesterol levels.

Water helps us to get rid of the toxins and unwanted waste materials from your body.

Dark chocolate:
Eating dark chocolate can increase circulation in the skin and improve its ability to retain moisture.


Beverly Entin