Fresh cut fruits and vegetablesThere are many ways to improve the look of your skin without having a full blown surgical procedure. Being active, sticking to a healthy lifestyle, and eating the right nutritious foods can also help fight the aging process. Including foods in your diet that are high in antioxidants can help to make you look and feel younger.

Foods that are packed with natural goodness such as fruit and vegetables, nuts, lean meat, avocados are some of the best foods for fighting wrinkles. The following article discusses how whole grains that have a low-glycemic value can give your skin a boost:

7 of the Best Anti-Aging Foods for Your Skin

Oats

“I recommend complex carbohydrates like oats because they’re low-glycemic,” says New York dermatologist Debra Jaliman, MD, author of Skin Rules.Rolled oats

By “low-glycemic,” she means foods that don’t spike your blood sugar like refined breads, rice, and pasta can. “High-glycemic foods are known to cause acne and wrinkles,” Jaliman says.

Oats also have a natural plant chemical that helps prevent damage to skin cells and soothes skin irritation.

See the other foods here:  7 of the Best Anti-Aging Foods for Your Skin

Dr. Oz has become a well known health expert, having a daily spot on the Oprah Winfrey Show and making regular appearances on The Today Show, along with his own show. His advice and product affiliations are well known and respected. In this segment on the Today Show, Dr. Oz explains how eating the right foods along with some exercises can improve your immune system and keep a balance of healthy bacteria in your digestive system.

Some examples of the foods he says will do this to help turn back the clock are olive oil, onions, and avocados:

As mentioned above, olive oil, a liquid oil derived from pressing whole olives, contains healthy monounsaturated fats. It also has antioxidants and anti-inflammatory benefits which are known to decrease risks of heart disease and stroke. Using olive oil in place of vegetable or canola oil is considered a healthy choice that also helps fight the aging process.

The following post explains more about why olive oil is healthy option for cooking:

Your Anti-Aging Diet (Page 2) – EatingWellDark Chocolate

Four decades ago, researchers from the Seven Countries Study concluded that the monounsaturated fats in olive oil were largely responsible for the low rates of heart disease and cancer on the Greek island of Crete. Now we know that olive oil also contains polyphenols, powerful antioxidants that may help prevent age-related diseases.

Read the full post here:  Your Anti-Aging Diet (Page 2) – EatingWell

Free radicals are unstable molecules caused by an unhealthy lifestyle such as fried foods, smoking, and alcohol, and they have been linked with aging have for some time now. Antioxidants help inhibit the production of free radicals, helping to protect cells from damage. Polyphenols such as dark chocolate, cloves, and dried Mexican oregano are more types of antioxidants that boost the body’s ability to fight aging.

Cosmetic procedures are always an option, and the noninvasive fillers are very popular, but some ongoing maintenance of your body and overall health can keep the need for cosmetic assistance at bay.