4 Types Of Food To Keep You Forever Young

Ageing gracefully is vital to most women – and we try to look as young as possible, for as long as we can.

Some of us start an anti-ageing skincare regime at 25, slathering on moisturisers, retinol and whatnot in a bid to find the fountain of youth.

Besides what we put on our face, the food that goes into our body plays a significant role in keeping our appearance young too. Here are 4 types of food to keep your skin supple and youthful.

1. Seeds – chia, pumpkin, flax, sunflower

Seeds have a high mineral content like zinc, magnesium and calcium which is essential for the production of collagen. Collagen keeps the shape of your skin, muscles and tissues intact. Chia seeds, meanwhile, have an omega-3 content that’s richer than the ones found in fish.

2. Salmon

Speaking of omega-3, salmon is a type of fish with a high content of this fatty acid that helps your skin stay young, smooth and youthful. According to Dr. Rachel Nazarian of Schweiger Dermatology Group in New York, a high level of good fat in your body helps your skin be healthier, as reported by Huffington Post.

3. Berries

Hello, antioxidants! Berries combat signs of stress and free radical damage, all of which eventually leads to a reduction in the signs of ageing. If you’re stressed, make sure you take lots of berries so you don’t get grey hairs!

4. Garlic

They may not smell like the best herb, but garlic is actually beneficial to your skin’s health. It boosts collagen levels (yes!) and is high in sulfur, which helps to increase the production of skin fibres.