Our diet can counteract the effects of aging.
Foods containing vitamin C, the mineral zinc and anthocyans, a flavonoid, can help delay the negative conditions associated with getting older.
Some foods rich in vitamin c: peppers, kale (most dark green leafy veggies), Broccoli, berries (especially strawberries), green kiwi, oranges (most citrus fruits), green peas, tomatoes (cooking brings out more C), mango, papaya, cantaloupe and honeydew melons.
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Foods with zinc: oysters, shiitake (Asian mushroom), pumpkin seeds, wild rice, wheat, lentils, cashews, chickpeas, sunflower seeds, pecans, crab meat, walnuts, peanuts, almonds, beef and lamb.
We can get anthocyans, which are plant derived antioxidants, from tea, honey, wine, fruits, vegetables, nuts, olive oil, and cocoa. I don’t know about you, but this list pretty much sums up my I’m still hungry, diet plan. Yet, I’m still trying…
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We Americans are living longer. Our life expectancy is approaching eight decades.
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