While a lot of stress can lead to ageing signs on the skin, ageing in itself can cause a lot of stress too! Apart from stress though, a lot of factors can contribute towards aging of the skin. Here are some foods by consuming which you can prevent ageing signs and get that healthy glowing skin back.

5 Best Foods For Your Anti-Aging Diet
5 Best Foods For Your Anti-Aging Diet

#1. Dry Fruits And Nuts

Dry fruits are excellent for health. Also, adding dry fruits and nuts to your diet also helps in improving the quality of the skin. These dry fruits come packed with omega-3 fatty acid which is known to work on ageing signs and in preventing their occurrence.

There are multiple ways of eating dry fruits:

  • You can make dry fruit ice tea or hot tea.
  • Bake a cake using dry fruits.
  • You can soak them in water and consume directly in the morning.
  • Add nuts and dry fruits to your cereals while you have it for breakfast.
  • You can replace the sugary biscuit snacks with dry fruits and munch on them.

#2. Berries

Berries contain antioxidants which help in improving the quality of the skin and preventing premature ageing signs. The berries are also rich in flavonoids that fight free radicals and improve skin elasticity as well. Eating them in the morning flushes all the toxins out, making the skin look glowing and fresh.

Mixed Berries Smoothie

Things you will need:

 Apple Juice  1 & 1/2 Cup
 Banana  1
 Mixed Berries  1 & 1/2 Cup
 Greek Yoghurt  3/4th Cup
 Honey  1 tbsp
 Mint Sprigs  As required

Procedure:

  1. Begin by washing all the berries really well.
  2. Take the blender, add in some of the blue, red and blackberries to it.
  3. Begin blending it for 30 seconds, stop, add apple juice, banana and yoghurt to it and blend again.
  4. Using a siever to strain it into a glass and add honey to it.
  5. Stir well in order to mix them and garnish using mint sprigs.

You can drink this smoothie once every morning for best results.

All the ingredients in this smoothie contain antioxidants which are known to repair skin damage caused by free radicals. If you are able to see anti ageing signs on your skin, drinking this smoothie every day will solve that problem for you.

3. Watermelon

Watermelon contains an abundance of water in it which leads to skin hydration. A hydrated skin automatically works towards repairing skin damages caused by free radicals and premature ageing signs. Watermelon is rich in vitamins like A, B, and C. It also contains vitamin E which exclusively work on repairing premature ageing signs.

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Watermelon Salad

Things you will need:

 Chopped Watermelon  3 cups
 Chopped  Cucumber  1 & 1/2 cups
 Chopped Mint  2 tbsp
 Feta Cheese  1/3rd Cup
 Olive Oil  3 tbsp
 Lime Juice  1 tbsp
 Salt and pepper  To taste

Procedure:

  1. Begin by washing all the fruits.
  2. Chop watermelon, cucumber and mint into small pieces.
  3. Put them in a bowl and set aside.
  4. In a separate bowl, add grated cheese, olive oil, lime juice, salt and pepper to it.
  5. Mix them all well and pour it on top of the fruits and veggies.
  6. Mix them well so that the seasoning spreads.
  7. Grab some fork and spoons and dig in.

You can replace your snack and eat this healthy salad instead.

Watermelon and cucumber both contain an abundance of water which helps in improving the quality of the skin and preventing the premature ageing signs. Eating this salad will ensure that your face gets enough vitamins and minerals for it to prevent damage caused by free radicals.

4. Avocado

Avocado comes packed with anti-ageing properties which help in preventing premature ageing sign and also fight against free radicals. Adding it to your diet will help in improving your skin’s overall quality whilst working on its various problems. It comes loaded with vitamin B and E, & monounsaturated fatty acids which make it easier and faster for the body to absorb nutrients faster.

Avocado And Egg Recipe

Things you will need:

 Avocado  1
 Boiled Egg  3
 Onion  2 tbsp
 Mayonnaise  2 tbsp
 Chives  1 tbsp
 Parsley  1 tbsp
 Lemon Juice  1 Tsp
 Salt And Pepper  As required
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Procedure:

  1. Take a vessel, fill it with water and add 3 eggs into it. Put it on the stove and turn the flame on.
  2. After 10 minutes, take it off the flame, peel its skin, chop it into pieces and add it into a bowl.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients to it and mix them well.
  4. Add salt and pepper to add flavours to your salad. You can eat it with pieces of bread.

You can have a serving of it every day for best results.

Avocado comes packed with nutrients and vitamins which helps in repairing skin damage and also preventing free radicals. Egg contains proteins which also help in improving the condition of the skin and repairing the damaged skin.

5. Leafy Vegetables

Leafy vegetables should be a must in your diet. It helps to improve health and also the condition of the skin. Leafy vegetables like spinach, turnip greens, collard greens, lettuce and kale are excellent options. These are rich in vitamin C, k, E, calcium, fibres, and sulforaphane which all contributes towards achieving healthy skin.

Skillet Kale with Lemon

Things you will need:

 Kale  2 bunches
 Olive Oil  2 tbsp
 Clove  3
 Garlic  Thinly sliced
 Red Pepper Flakes  Pinch
 Kosher Salt  1/2 Tsp
 Ground Black Pepper  1/4th Tsp
 Lemon  1

Procedure:

  1. Begin by separating the kale leaves from the stems. Wash them in order to remove impurities.
  2. Once done, chop it coarsely. Take a pan and add some oil into it.
  3. Heat it for a couple of seconds, and then add garlic and red pepper flakes to it. Cook for about 1 minute.
  4. Add kale to it and stir well. Add salt and pepper to add flavour. Keep stirring occasionally for about 5 minutes.
  5. Take it off the flame and season with some lemon juice. Eat it up.

You can replace your heavy dinner by eating this salad every night.

Kale imparts an abundance of benefits to the layers of skin, fighting against free radicals andremoving the ageing signs like wrinkles and fine lines.


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Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer at Glowpink
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it.
The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker
Vani Kambali

Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it. The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker

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