Top 10 Anti Aging Vegetables

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Anti-Aging-vegetablesVeggies play a major role in anti aging by their ability to provide us with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. These nutrients help in fighting against free radicals which scavenge our body and also relieve the oxidative stress of the body cells. Scroll down for the top 10 vegetables capable of warding off the signs of aging by slowing down the degenerative process of our body.


 


 


 


 


 


 


1.Spinach:


Broccoli


Spinach is rich in vitamin C and flavonoids, which act as antioxidants, protects the body from free radicals and thereby slows down skin aging. They promote the youthful condition of the skin, evolve the skin to be soft, smooth  and wrinkle-free.


 


2.Broccoli:


Packed with antioxidants and vitamins B6, C, and E, broccoli decreases the risk of certain cancers, decreases the damage associated with diabetes and protect brain from injuries.


 


3.Carrots:


The vitamins A, B and C  and minerals potassium, calcium and sodium in carrots, defend DNA, combat cataracts, and offer defense against certain types of cancers.


 


4.Cauliflower:


The compound allicin, in cauliflower reduces the risk of stroke and improves cardiovascular health. It's vitamin C content detoxifies the blood and liver.


Artichokes


 


5.Artichokes:


Being rich in vitamin C and fiber, artichokes aid in blood clotting and reduce bad cholesterol levels.


 


 


6.Kale:


Vitamins A, B and C in kale, helps to regulate the estrogen levels, prevents sun damage to the eyes and builds bone density, which are all the problems associated with aging.


Butternut squash


 


7.Butternut squash:


The vitamin A, C, potassium and niacin in butternut squashes helps in warding off wrinkles, promoting good vision (especially dark), and builds a healthy heart.


 


 


 


8.Mushrooms:


They help in decreasing the risk of elevated blood pressure levels and enhance the detoxifying process in the body.


 


9.Green cabbage:


They help in preventing blood clotting and also aid detoxification. Indole (a nitrogenous compound) in cabbages helps in lowering blood pressure and helps you stay away from hypertension.


 


10.Arugula:


They enhance the health of the eyes and reduce the risk of fracture. The high beta-carotene and vitamin C content of arugulas fights cardiovascular problems which may accompany aging.


 


It is time to delay the occurrence of signs of aging by including more and more vegetables in your diet. Look younger, feel better!


 


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