Orange And Green Vegetables May Prevent Aging
Though it is said that aging process is largely governed by your genes, how you treat your body and what you eat also impacts the process of aging. Research shows that Orange and Green Vegetables May Prevent Aging by providing the right amount of vitamins and minerals required by the body to combat free radicals.
Antioxidants subjugate the attack of free radicals in the body, the hazardous molecules that damage cells and procure aging and other disease. These can be obtained from your daily diets in the form nutrients such as beta carotene, vitamins C and E and selenium.
Skin age spots are related to the cellular damage and they occur faster in individuals deficient in Vitamin E. Eating foods high in Vitamin E such as Brussels sprouts, broccoli, and green leafy vegetables decrease the oxygen caused free radical cellular damage.
People with high intake of antioxidants such as Vitamin C and A have low morality rate. Vitamin C is found in orange and green vegetables such as tomatoes, cabbage, green peppers, oranges, berries etc. Vitamin A containing vegetables include spinach, carrots, red, yellow and orange colored vegetables.
In a new study, experts have proved that, beta carotenes both alpha and beta types, largely found in orange and green vegetables provided benefits against aging. Our bodies are capable of converting alpha and beta carotenes to Vitamin A. Carrots and green leafy vegetables have the highest amount of carotenes present in them and therefore act as anti aging vegetables.
So, go grab orange and green vegetables for that everlasting youthful glow.
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