Global Upfront Newspapers
Cover Features Health

Six Fruits And Vegetables That Have Anti-ageing Properties

  • The nutritionist explained that eating fresh fruits and vegetables keeps our cells “young, vibrant and disease-free”

anti ageing fruits and vegetablesHere’s a list of plant foods that have a lot of antioxidants and help delay the ageing process (Source: Getty Images/Thinkstock)

Ageing is inevitable. However, due to our erratic and stressful lifestyle coupled with certain environmental factors, premature ageing is becoming increasingly common. But, by focusing on your diet, you can slow down this process. “We are living in a world of stress and chemicals.

We are facing the greatest environmental assault in the history of mankind. Diseases and ageing are inevitable – unless you choose your food wisely,” nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee said in an Instagram post. ALSO READ |Bhagyashree shares the ‘perfect veggie for weightwatchers, reducing cholesterol, regulating blood sugar’

She explained that eating fresh fruits and vegetables keeps our cells “young, vibrant and disease-free”. “They have a major antiaging impact on our overall health,” Mukerjee added, sharing a list of plant foods that have a lot of antioxidants and help delay the ageing process.


Calling cabbage “a powerhouse against ageing”, the nutritionist said, “They help lower cholesterol, cut cancer risk, and boost immune function.”


“They are a powerhouse against ageing. They help lower cholesterol, cut cancer risk and boost immune functions,” she wrote in the caption.


Grapes contain “powerful antioxidants that can fight free radical damage to the cells in your body”.


According to the expert, onions help thin the blood, raise good cholesterol and are rich in quercetin — a powerful anti-inflammatory agent. “Just like garlic, they have powerful anti-ageing benefits,” she added.tomatoes Tomatoes have anti-ageing properties (Source: Getty Images/Thinkstock)


Tomatoes are a rich source of lycopene, Mukerjee shared. It is “a remarkable antioxidant which helps protect brain health and has powerful anti-cancer and anti-ageing properties.” ALSO READ |Is intermittent fasting safe for people living with diabetes?


Spinach is known to have many health benefits. But, did you know that it has anti-ageing properties, too? “The lutein in spinach has powerful anti-ageing properties and is great for eye health. Spinach is rich in folic acid which is required for DNA repair, which in turn slows down the ageing process,” the nutritionist said.

“It is important to eat vegetables for each and every meal in order to delay the ageing process,” she advised.

First published in The Indian Express,

Advertize With Us

See Also

Kidnappers Free Nigerian Customs Officer After Collecting N25 Million Ransom, Motorcycles

Global Upfront

WHO push to speed up action to tackle rampant rise of diabetes

Global Upfront

Bishop Kukah Fires Back At Presidency, Says Buhari Has Done A Terribly Bad Job As President

Global Upfront

Airpower alone won’t defeat Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorism, says Air Marshal Amao

Global Upfront

Nigerian candidates now to write 2020 WASSCE as FG recants again, seeks new exam dates

Global Upfront

Evangelist kills wife, four-year-old son over infidelity in Anambra State

Global Upfront

IPOB rejects Governors’ security outfit in South East, insists only its ESN will protect zone

Global Upfront

Terrorists Block Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Highway, Kill Trader, Kidnap Many Others

Global Upfront

Trump claims 99% of US COVID-19 cases are ‘totally harmless’ as infections surge

Global Upfront

Update: Increased testing, community transmission drives COVID-19 to 20,919 with 675 new cases

Global Upfront

This website uses Cookies to improve User experience. We assume this is OK...If not, please opt-out! Accept Read More