Aging is a natural part of life that can not be avoided. However, the foods you eat can help you age better, both inside and out. Here are 5 fruits that help you look younger.
The summertime fave is loaded with lycopene. "This antioxidant compound gives watermelon and tomatoes their red color-and helps stave off UV damage," says nutrition pro Keri Glassman, RD, founder of NutritiousLife.com. Researchers believe that the melon contains as much as 40 percent more of the phytochemical than raw tomatoes; That's the equivalent of an SPF 3, so use it to bolster (not replace) your daily dose of sunscreen.
2) Berries-whether raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, or blackberries-have more antioxidants than any other fruit or vegetable. Those antioxidants, protecting against wrinkle-causing skin damage
These rich fruits are high in oleic acid, an omega-9 fatty acid that helps skin retain moisture in the outer layer to keep it soft, plump and supple.
These are rich in antioxidants that can help protect current skin damage.
5) Tomatoes are high in lycopene, which protects from sun damage and may help reduce wrinkles.