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Three food groups 'anti-aging' from the inside out

Nutritionist Chen Xinhua recommends consuming the following food groups to slow down the aging rate, limit wrinkles and contribute to improving dull skin.

1. Glutathione

Glutathione is an important antioxidant component in the body that maintains the health of cells, helping them to fight the harmful effects of free radicals. Glutathione levels in the body tend to decrease over time, so increase it through a healthy lifestyle and a diet rich in fruits and vegetables and protein. Glutathione is found in asparagus, okra, spinach, vegetables and beef, eggs, milk...

Vegetables and fruits are rich sources of antioxidants.

2. Vitamin C, vitamin E

Vitamin C is a water-soluble antioxidant and vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant. Both of these substances complement the antioxidant function of glutathione. Green leafy vegetables, citrus fruits ... often contain a lot of vitamin C, it is recommended not to heat to limit nutritional destruction. And foods rich in vitamin E such as nuts, avocados, tomatoes ... can be mixed or fried with vegetable oil to make it easier for the body to absorb vitamin E.

3. Phytochemicals

This substance is mainly found in plants, also has the effect of fighting free radicals, improving the immune system, inhibiting inflammatory cells, cancer. Phytochemicals are found abundantly in turmeric, and colorful vegetables such as carrots, pumpkins, tomatoes, pineapples, etc.

Expert Chen also said that the body has too many free radicals that easily cause damage and aging. However, if too few free radicals are also not good, it is easy to affect immunity and fight the risk of disease. Therefore, free radicals and antioxidants should be balanced through a healthy lifestyle and a nutritious diet.

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