superfoodsSlow down your ageing process and look young with these superfoods. Anti-ageing can be achieved by these antioxidant rich foods which will help you detoxify your body giving you a long lasting healthy glow to your skin.

Try to include these anti-ageing nutrients in your daily diet to protect your skin and hair and look and feel young.

Coconut Oil:
When consumed in the form of coconut oil or coconut water it has loads of anti-aging benefits to help you protect the skin from free radicals, making your skin look young and fresh. It is also a natural moisturizer which when applied to the skin it acts as a great moisturiser and can replace any body lotion.

Sources of Omega 3 fatty acids, almost all fish and shellfish like Salmon, Mackerel, Herring and Bluefish help retain the skin’s moisture making it soft and supple while also maintaining the natural oil on the scalp.

Amla or Indian Gooseberry
Easily available all year round, amla is considered to be an excellent hair and skin tonic since it reduces facial lines, promotes hair growth, controls dandruff while also giving a healthy glow to your skin. It’s antibacterial and astringent properties fights skin diseases and infection, resisting illness and is good for getting healthy eyes.

Dark Chocolate
The cocoa flavonoids improve blood circulation to the scalp and deliver nutrients to keep your hair healthy. It also protects sun-damaged skin and increases skin density and hydration.

They help reduce dryness and flakiness of skin while also taking care of dry eyes and acne. They are also effective for weight loss as they are full of healthy fats and fibre. Flax seed oil too is a great option since it has a higher concentration of healthy fats.

A variety of fresh vegetables
Include a variety of vegetables like Bell Peppers and Broccoli with Vitamin C which produces the skin’s building block – collagen which ensures reduction of the fine lines around your eyes and mouth. Tomatoes have Lycopene which prevent the skin from getting tanned. Carrots, Sweet Potatoes, Mangoes have Beta-carotene which when converted to vitamin A helps destroy free radicals, preventing skin cell damage.