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10 Anti-Agings Foods

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1 10 Anti-Agings Foods on Fri Jun 08, 2012 12:22 pm

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2 Re: 10 Anti-Agings Foods on Fri Jun 08, 2012 12:27 pm

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The general guidelines for the anti-aging diet are: keep your calorie
consumption and saturated fat intake down; eat plenty of wholegrain,
oily fish and fresh fruit and vegetables; and cut down on salt and
sugar. In addition to these general guidelines, there are specific foods
that have a roll in anti-aging and that you should regularly include in
your diet.

1. Avocado:

This fruit, which is usually eaten as a vegetable, is a good source of
healthy monounsaturated fat that may help to reduce level of a bad type
of cholesterol in body. Avocado is a good source of vitamin E and can
help to maintain healthy skin and prevent skin aging (vitamin
E may also help alleviate menopausal hot flushes). It is rich in
potassium which helps prevent fluid retention and high blood pressure.

2. Berries:

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

3. Cruciferous vegetables:

The family of Cruciferous vegetables includes cabbage, cauliflower,
broccoli, kale, turnip, brussels sprouts, radish and watercress.
Cruciferous vegetables assist the body in its fight against toxins and
cancer. You should try to consume at least 115g/40z(of any one or a
combination) of these vegetables on a daily basis. If possible, eat them
row or very lightly cooked so that the important enzymes remain intact.
4. Garlic:Eating a clove of garlic a day (row or cooked) helps to protect the body against

cancer and heart disease. The cardioprotective effects of garlic are
well recorded. One 1994 study in Iowa, USA, of 41,837 women between the
age of 55 and 69 suggested that women who ate a clove of garlic at least
once a week were 50 percent less likely to develop colon cancer.
Another study at Tasgore Medical college in India suggested that garlic
reduced cholesterol levels and assisted blood thinning more effectively
than aspirin, thus helping to reduce the risk of heart disease.

5. Ginger:
This spicy root can boost the digestive and circulatory systems, which
can be useful for older people. Ginger may also help to alleviate
rheumatic aches and pains.

6. Nuts:

Most varieties of nuts are good sources of minerals, particularly
walnuts and brazi nuts. Walnuts, although high in calories, are rich in
potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc, copper and selenium. Adding nuts to
your diet (sprinkle them on salads and desserts) can enhance the
functioning of your digestive and immune systems, improve your skin help
control prevent cancer. Nuts may also help control cholesterol levels.
Never eat rancid nuts, however, as they have been linked to a high
incidence of free radicals.

7. Soya:

Menopausal women might find that soya helps to maintain oestrogen
levels. Soya may alleviate menopausal hot flush and protect against
Alzheimer's disease, osteoporosis and heart disease. Look out for
fermented soya products, which are more easily digested, therefore more
nutritional, and do not generally cause food intolerances. You may want
to check that soya products have not been genetically modified. Soya
should not be confused with soya sauce, which is full of salt and should
be used sparingly, if at all.

8. Whole meal pasta and rice:

Complex carbohydrates provide a consistent supply of energy throughout
the day and should make up the bulk of your diet. Wholemeal pasta is an
excellent complex carbohydrate. It is high in fibre and contains twice
the amount of iron as normal pasta. Brown rice is another recommended
complex carbohydrate, which is high in fibre and B vitamins.

9. Watermelon:

Both the flesh and seeds of the watermelon are nutritious so try
blending them together in a food processor and drinking as a juice. The
flesh contain vitamin A, B and C ; the seeds contain selenium, essential
fats, zinc and vitamin E, all of which help against free radical damage
and aging.

10. Water:
Drink at least 8 glasses of water every day in order to remain healthy.
Water helps us to get rid of the toxins and unwanted waste materials
from your body.
Don't rely on thirst; this sensation diminishes with age. Drink often
and choose from nutritious liquids, including 100% fruit and vegetable
juices, skim or low fat milk, broths, sparkling water, and teas. You can
also get fluids from foods, especially those that are liquid at room
temperature. Try gelatin, frozen yogurt, soups, watermelon, pickles,
oranges, lettuce, tomatoes, etc.


Scientists at the USDA have developed a rating scale that measures the
antioxidant content of various plant foods. The scale is called ORAC,
which stands for Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity. They discovered
that a small group of "super foods" have up to twenty times the
antioxidant power of other foods. It is recommended that one eat foods
containing at least 3,000 ORAC units a day, which is not difficult,
since 1/2 cup of blueberries contain 2,400 units.

3 Re: 10 Anti-Agings Foods on Sun Jun 17, 2012 3:29 pm

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Mashallah Sister
May Allah reward you for all your work
This list of foods are also located in the top 100 healthy foods list and gives the vitamins and minerals list in each. May WE ALL get healthy day by day to feel better and teach these ways to others InSha Allah
your sister Zaharah


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4 Re: 10 Anti-Agings Foods on Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:52 pm

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Top 10 Fruits For Healthy Aging






























You
want to appear forever young and youthful? It is often a misconception
that only women have the desire to appear gorgeous and glamorous
throughout their life. Men also have similar desires deep in their
heart. Though everyone has the desire to appear ever-beautiful, it is
not possible to retain the beauty throughout different stages of life.
If you want to appear youthful throughout, you need to ensure a good
health. For that, you will not only have to practice healthy lifestyle,
but also follow a healthy diet chart. Avoid oily and spicy food in your
everyday course. Instead, include lots of green vegetables and fruits in
your diet. Have fibrous fruits and fruits rich in antioxidants to
ensure good health- even when you are old. Every fruit has some
benefits. Yet, if you want to grow old in a healthy way, you can check
out the list of top ten fruits for healthy aging.



  1. Apple


    An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Even if you have
    not heard this, you should take an apple everyday to provide your body
    enough fiber. If you eat an apple every day, you will not only be able
    to avoid constipation related problems, but will be able to lessen the
    risks of heart attacks.





  2. Banana


    Bananas are available throughout the year and can assure
    your body a stable supply of required fiber and potassium it needs. This
    fruit is also rich in carbohydrate and ensures high energy level. If
    you want to lead an active life, banana is for you.




  3. Apricot


    Orange colored fruit apricot can provide multiple
    advantages. It is rich in nutrients and will keep you healthy. If you
    want to ensure high supply of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Iron and
    Potassium, you should opt for apricot. This is a seasonal fruit in the
    North American countries and is found mostly between May to the month of
    August. However, nowadays these are imported from other countries to
    ensure availability round the year.




  4. Blueberry


    Blueberry is a seasonal fruit available mostly in the
    summer months of May to autumnal month of October. If you are searching
    for a fruit low in calorie, blueberries are for you. It will help you
    lose weight, check the risks of high blood pressure and promote the
    health for your brain.




  5. Blackberry


    Antioxidants are very important for healthy aging. The
    small fruit, blackberry, which is rich in antioxidants, can fulfill your
    need. This fruit also contains high amount of Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2,
    Vitamin C as well as Vitamin E. These small berries can lessen the risks
    of some fatal health issues like heart diseases and cancer.




  6. Strawberry


    Strawberry is popular for its taste. If you include this
    fruit in your everyday diet, you can be assured of phytonutrients,
    ellagic acid and Vitamin C in high amount. Rich in nutrients, this fruit
    can assure good health at even the age of seventy.




  7. Grapefruit


    One of the most common fruits, grape comes with multiple
    benefits. High cholesterol level and high blood pressure are some of the
    most common problems related to age. If you want to check the risks of
    these health issues, you should have grape. Adding grapefruit to your
    breakfast menu will also ensure proper digestion.




  8. Kiwifruit


    Vitamin C deficiency is a major problem for people these
    days. To provide a complete cure to this, you can include kiwifruit in
    your diet chart. Kiwifruit also has a good taste and can be included as
    an ingredient to your favorite fruit salad.




  9. Mango


    Phytochemicals are always known to be a dependable source
    for promoting good health. If you want to include sufficient
    phytochemicals in your diet, you can opt for mango. It is also rich in
    Vitamin C and beta carotene. Therefore, it can assure you multiple
    health benefits.




  10. Muskmelon


    The sweet fruit muskmelon can assure you the supply of
    beta carotene, potassium, folate as well as citric acid. It is also
    reach in Vitamin A, Vitamin B and Vitamin C. It is generally available
    from the month of April to July: this is a seasonal fruit.



    SORRY IF THIS IS RE-POST & COMMENTS ARE WELCOME



5 Re: 10 Anti-Agings Foods on Fri Jun 22, 2012 8:45 pm

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