Humans are living longer now than we ever have in our history – but we still haven’t quite cracked how to look/feel great and stay healthy while we’re about it!
We have about a trillion cells, constantly under attack from “free radicals”- natural by-products generated when food is converted to energy – they destroy by “stealing” electrons from healthy cells. This alters the healthy cell’s structure, causing the entire organism to age.
Combat free radicals with antioxidants that can defend the cells against attack. Eating foods loaded with antioxidants is your best defense against aging.
Read on to know more about anti-aging foods.
2: Coffee – Surprising Benefits!
If you’re the kind of person that can’t kick-start mornings without your caffeine rush, you’re not that far off the mark. Forget the guilt! Coffee by itself is good for you – just give the cream and sugar a miss.
It’s heart-healthy, lowers risks of Type-2 diabetes, liver disease and Parkinson’s. Studies show that it protects you from Alzheimer’s and dementia, fights depression and contains a massive amount of antioxidants.
Are you a coffee-drinker? Tell us how it makes you feel.
3: Oats – Fiber Fare
A bowl of freshly-cooked oats is a great way to start the day. Oatmeal, oat-bran and oats are loaded with beta-glucan, a special type of dietary fiber that lowers “bad cholesterol” keeps you feeling full so you’re not tempted to graze, stabilizes sugar-levels, protects the heart.
Oats helps fight cancer, reduces hypertension and has phytochemicals that promote longevity and general health. This low-fat, high-protein power-food can be had in a variety of ways, so get creative!
How do you like your oatmeal?