- All of us are bound by age; with ageing comes various health issues
- Adding even less than an hour of exercise a week can make a difference
- It is not only exercises that will help you keep physically strong
All the participants had low levels of physical functioning at the beginning of the study, reporting that they engaged in less than 20 minutes per week of regular physical activity the month before it started. Half of the participants were then randomly assigned to a programme of walking and walking-based strength, flexibility and balance training, while the other half participated in some health education workshops. The results suggested that the more exercise the people did, the better were their physical function.
It is not only exercises that will help you keep physically strong, but also the diet you choose to add in your regime. Here are some foods that will help you grow older in a healthy way -
1. Green tea
Green tea has long been associated with helping boost metabolism, further keeping your digestion process strong. It is also a rich source of a compound called catechin polyphenols that work harmoniously with other chemicals in the body to make you look younger.
Nuts provide all necessary vitamins and nutrients required for the body to keep young. Include loads of cashew nuts, almonds and walnuts in your daily diet that will help you meet omega-3 requirements.
Time to load up on tomatoes! This fruit is rich in lycopene, a phytochemical that helps to keep your body youthful and healthy. It helps in strengthening the skin by inhibiting the activity of collagenases that are enzymes that break down the collagen present in your skin.
Ginseng has anti-ageing properties that are packed with phyto-nutrients. They help get rid of free radicals in the body, further helping stimulate the skin’s metabolism.
Avocado is an excellent source of vitamin B and E that provide complete nourishment to the skin. Vitamin E promotes healthy skin.
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