Eating healthy is important for everyone, but if you’re a woman in your 20’s there are some foods you should really be focusing on. Whether you want to reduce the signs of wrinkles or ward off the chances of heart disease, these food will ensure that you age gracefully.
Take advantage of these 7 foods now while you still have time on your side.
- Blueberries: Whether you’re in school, starting your career or building your empire, you need the mental stamina to get you from point A to Z. That’s where blueberries come in. They are perfect for your mental faculties as well as for your skin.
- Rooibos tea: If you suffer from anxiety, this tea is perfect for you. Some women may not even realize they are anxious. But, if you feel frantic or overly compelled all the time, then you’re anxious. Anxiety can also lead to depression. This tea is perfect for soothing your mind.
- Broccoli: If you’re worried about dying from any disease try consuming more broccoli. Not only does it have 85 percent of your daily vitamin C intake (which by the way is important for the skin), but it also lowers the risk of dying from any disease by 26 percent. This is according to a 28-year Johns Hopkins study.
- Brazil nuts: These nuts are perfect for warding off any auto-immune disease. This may not seem like a worry you should have in your 20’s, but according to the American Autoimmune Related Disease Association, about 75 percent of autoimmune diseases occur in women.
- Red Peppers: Don’t let colds drag you down. Red peppers are perfect for helping you bounce back. They are also perfect for helping you stay wrinkle free. Women who eat more experience less wrinkling and dryness.
- Turmeric: If you want to do all you can to prevent breast cancer, start eating more turmeric. Turmeric contains a property that destroys chronic inflammation. Studies show that anti-inflammatory properties diminish the formation of breast cancer.
- Cilantro: If you want to reduce the appearance of cellulite, eat cilantro. It’s properties promote detoxification by removing heavy metals from the body that tend to hide in the fat cells.