Foods to keep you Young Looking

Foods to keep you Young Looking

1 . Flaxseeds

Grind fresh and sprinkle on foods. Full of DNA boosting Omega 3s, zinc, selenium.Flax seeds come in two basic varieties: 1. brown; and 2. yellow or golden (also known as golden linseeds). Most types have similar nutritional characteristics and equal numbers of short chain omega 3 fatty acids. The exception is a type of yellow flax called solin (trade name Linola), which has a completely different oil profile and is very low in omega 3 FAs. Flax seeds produce a vegetable oil known as flaxseed oil or linseed oil, which is one of the oldest commercial oils. It is an edible oil obtained by expeller pressing, sometimes followed by solvent extraction. Solvent processed flax seed oil has been used for many centuries as a drying oil in painting and varnishing.

Although brown flax can be consumed as readily as yellow, and has been for thousands of years, its better known uses are in paints, for fiber, and for cattle feed.

2 . Spinach

Antioxidants Vitamins A and C may prevent age related neurological decline. Spinach is an edible flowering plant in the family Amaranthaceae. It is native to central and southwestern Asia. It is an annual plant, which grows to a height of up to 30 cm. Spinach may survive over winter in temperate regions

3 . Grapes

A grape is a fruiting berry of the deciduous woody vines of the botanical genus Vitis. Grapes can be eaten raw or they can be used for making wine, jam, juice, jelly, grape seed extract, raisins, vinegar, and grape seed oil.

4 . Red Snapper

High in Omega 3 fats that can reduce oxidative damage to cells.A fragrant herbed butter and roasted lemon slices complement the sweet, nutty flavor of red snapper for a super fresh dish.

5 . Yams

Great source of antioxidants Vitamins A and C that can reduce oxidative stress on cells. Yam is the common name for some plant species in the genus Dioscorea that form edible tubers. These are perennial herbaceous vines cultivated for the consumption of their starchy tubers in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and Oceania.

6 . Almonds

High in antioxidant Vitamin E and a good source of zinc and iron. The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East and South Asia. Almond is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree.

7 . Oysters

Contains antioxidant selenium, as well as DNA boosting Vitamin D and Zinc.The word oyster is used as a common name for a number of different families of saltwater clams, bivalve molluscs that live in marine or brackish habitats. In some species the valves are highly calcified, and many are somewhat irregular in shape.

8 . Canola Oil

Contains Omega 3 fats as well as antioxidant Vitamin E. Canola refers to both an edible oil produced from the seed of any of several varieties of the rape plant, and to those plants, namely a cultivar of either rapeseed or field mustard/turnip rape.

9 . Collard greens

Good source of Vitamin A, folate and fiber, all linked to longer DNA strands. Collard greens are various loose leafed cultivars of Brassica oleracea, part of the Acephala group, which also contains cabbage and broccoli.

10 . Dark Chocolate

Contains the antioxidant resveratrol, thought to fight ageing cells. Dark chocolate , also called black chocolate , is produced by adding fat and sugar to cocoa. It is chocolate with no milk or much less than milk chocolate.

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