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Food for Thought: Anti-aging Foods

Aging is a difficult thing… and it can be tough on your body.

Even when you make the appropriate food choices and exercise, it still may feel like you aren’t doing enough to reverse the physical signs of aging.

Because there is no “Fountain of Youth” we offer you these foods that contain vitamins and nutrients that contain anti-aging properties.

Add some of these foods to your daily diet and see what difference they make for you.








Flaxseed – full of DNA-boosting omega 3s, zinc and selenium

Spinach – contains antioxidants Vitamin A and C

Grapes – antioxidant polyphenols, resveratrol, aids in cell repair

Red snapper – high in omega 3 fats that reduce oxidative damage to cells

Almonds – high in antioxidant Vitamin E and a great source of zinc and iron

Oysters – contains the antioxidant selenium as well as DNA-boosters Vitamin D and zinc

Canola Oil – contains Omega 3 fats as well as antioxidant Vitamin E

Collard Greens – great source of Vitamin A, folate and fiber, which are all linked to longer DNA strands

Dark Chocolate – contains the antioxidant resveratrol that is thought to fight aging cells

Bell peppers – antioxidant beta carotene and Vitamin C help in DNA repair

Guacamole – great source of telomere-lengthening Vitamins E and C, and folate

Peanut Butter – full of DNA-improving nutrients: Vitamin E, folate, and resveratrol