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Beauty and Immunity Boosting Foods That Fight Aging

By Edited May 14, 2014 0 0

This article provides information about some beauty foods and immunity boosting foods that fight wrinkles smooth the skin, give healthy eyes, and drives cold and flu.

The following beauty foods are also able to build up the muscles and burn of fats in the body:

1. Sweet potatoes - Smoothes your skin

This vegetable is packed full with beauty boosting anti oxidant, called beta carotene. When you consume sweet potatoes, your body works on the beta carotene and convert it to vitamin A, which then keeps your skin to be silky smooth. A serving of sweet potatoes provides a double dose of vitamin A needs and has more than 10,000mg of beta carotene, which researchers say is linked to sun damage protection.

2. Blueberries - Fights wrinkles

The garnish, blueberries, in your morning oatmeal, can help to lower the signs of aging, with high antioxidant content, vitamin C and E in particular, which strengthens collagen formation by reducing harmful free radical damage.

Report has it that researches at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have found that a serving of blueberries gives the most antioxidants when compared to other fruits and vegetables. It is recommended that you blend it and toss half a cup of blueberries into your shakes.

3. Spinach - gives good eye health

It is reported that most people depended on spinach for muscle strength, and that eating spinach is a major reason why many people do not need eyeglasses. Also, that according to USDA, one cup of cooked spinach gives the highest amount of lutein and zeaxanthin, the antioxidants, most known for preventing vision loss among vegetables.

Experts say that boosting your daily diet with a lutein-rich foods, such as spinach, may help save your eyesight if you stay all day in front of your computer. It is recommended that you add olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice, and cook for two minutes.

4. Mushrooms

It is recommended that you toss in mushrooms. Mushrooms, according to research, are said to contain Beta-glucan, a type of sugar, has potent antiviral and antibacterial properties.

5. Salmon

It is reported that salmon contain lean protein that fights diseases, and also has good fats that help strengthen cell membranes, which help to speed up any healing time.

6. Pumpkin and other Leafy vegetables

These vegetables contain photochemical plant compounds that fight disease-causing free radicals.

7. Garlic

Garlic is a natural germ fighter. It is made up of allicin, an antibacterial compound. Research has it that this helps to stimulate white blood cells involved in immunity work. It is recommended that you take two raw gloves of garlic daily.

To your healthy living.

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