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Seven foods to help you stay young and healthy

11 March 2010 Email This Post Email This Post Print This Post Print This Post

FoodsAlthough there isn’t a “forever young” formula, you can fight old age with a healthy diet. By giving your body the required vitamins and minerals you will stay healthy and young longer.  Here are seven foods that will help you say no to aging:

Bilberries – reduce inflammation and fight oxidation problems which are related to memory problems.

Chocolate – reduces the risk of hypertension, type 2 diabetes, kidney diseases and dementia.

Fish – rich source of omega-3 fatty acids which helps prevent cholesterol problems and protects against abnormal heart rhythm.

Olive oil – contains powerful antioxidants (polyphenols) which prevent age-related diseases.

Peanuts – rich source of vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals needed by the body to stay young.

Wine –drank in moderation protects against heart disease, diabetes and age-related memory loss.

Yogurt – rich in calcium which slows osteoporosis and good bacteria (probiotics) who maintain a healthy intestinal tract and reduce the effects of intestinal diseases associated with aging.

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