Ginger is an essential ingredient in Indian and far-eastern daily cooking and it’s very good in promoting digestion and improving blood circulation. Please note that slowing down oxidation and improving blood circulation are two of the biggest aspects of anti-aging and ginger plays a big role here.
Garlic can make your mouth smell that some people are allergic to but it protects your body from heart diseases and colon cancer. Daily use or garlic can control your blood pressure and also known for thinning the blood which reduces the risks associated with heart diseases.
Turmeric has multiple health advantages. Firstly it’s known to be a germ fighter and hence prevents you from falling sick – especially respiratory issues and stomach infections. Turmeric is rich in Curcumin – an antioxidant – that can prevent Alzheimer’s.
Cinnamon is another natural anti-aging supplement that helps reducing triglycerides and bad cholesterol. Cinnamon is also known for its benefits for curbing diabetes.
15. Lemon Grass
Lemon grass is supposed to be the biggest cancer (especially colon cancer) fighter ever and also a pain reducer against various strains, spasms, cramps and rheumatism. Lemon grass is a must have ingredient in Thai style of cooking.
Other anti aging foods
16. Dark chocolate
Chocolate is probably the most loved food item across all age groups around the world. Eating moderate quantities of dark chocolate has proven to fight aging due to the cell-protecting flavanols and prevent heart diseases due to other antioxidants found in cocoa.
Almonds are so rich in Vitamin E that daily consumption of the same can keep your skin glowing longer than that of your friends of your age. Almonds are best consumed raw though you can use them in desserts and stir-fried food items.
Walnuts are rich in essential minerals such as potassium, magnesium, zinc and also copper, iron and selenium. Walnuts and brazi nuts helps improving your immunity and promotes the proper functioning of your digestive system. Proper quantity of nuts in your meals can provide fibers that your body need to cut down on bad cholesterol though excess intake of nuts can be bad for you.
19. Pumpkin and sunflower seeds
Sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds contain selenium which is considered to be a powerful anti aging anti-oxidant. It has also proven to be an anti-cancer food.
Almost all soy products probably except the soy sauce is good for health and are powerful anti aging foods. Soy beans and soy milk contain isoflavones that helps in lowering cholesterol. Soy food are in particular good for slow down aging in women and prolong their feminine beauty as they are very good source of plant-based estrogen.