There are many factors that can slow down aging and fight cancer, but food is one of the most important of them. Here are 26 foods that can help you remain looking younger and cancer-free.
Fish is high in protein. Carp contains comprehensive and high-quality proteins. Its meat helps keep your skin elastic.
Broccoli contains anti-oxidants, such as vitamin C and carotene.
3. Winter melon
Winter melon is rich in vitamin C, and nourishes the skin by preserving collagen and elastin in the skin.
Onion lowers cholesterol and cleans the blood. It helps delay the aging process.
Tofu is a great source of protein. The isoflavones in beans are powerful antioxidants. They also help lower the risk of developing hormone-related diseases.
Cabbage contains a lot of vitamin C and fiber. It helps remove toxins in the digestive system and rejuvenates the digestive system.
Apples are rich in fiber, vitamin C, and sugar. They can prevent skin herpes and keep the skin glowing.
Carrots contains a high dose of vitamin A, which keeps the hair shiny and the skin smooth.
Vitamin D and calcium keep your teeth and bones strong.
10. Mineral water
It keeps skin soft and removes pigments on the skin. It also detoxifies the body and stimulates bile secretion.
The rich vitamin B12 in shellfish gives you a healthy skin.
Tomatoes fight cancer and stimulate your appetite. They also brighten your skin and boost your energy.
Spinach prevents anemia and protects your skin and eyesight. The folic acid in spinach is especially important for pregnant women. It reduces the chances of the fetus getting leukemia and congenital heart disease.
14. Citrus fruit
A medium size orange provides enough vitamin C for an adult for the entire day. It can help eliminate free radicals and suppress cancer cell growth.
It helps lower the chance of getting colon and colorectal cancers.
The fatty acids in tuna can help lower blood pressure and prevent stroke. They also can prevent eczema and relieve dry skin.
Strawberries can improve skin health. They prevent liver and urinary tract diseases. They also can strengthen the gums and prevent dry throat.
18. Soy beans
Soy beans have a high dose of estrogen, which is very important for woman’s health.
Yogurt helps with digestion, prevents infections in the intestines, and boosts the immune system. Compared to milk, yogurt contains less fat, yet still is rich in calcium and vitamin B12.
20. Coriander (cilantro)
Cilantro is rich in iron, calcium, potassium, zinc, vitamin A, and vitamin C. It is diuretic, helps maintain blood sugar levels, and prevents cancer.
It has a sedative effect that can stimulate the feeling of happiness in your brain. It also protects your teeth.
Eating potatoes is good for the digestive system, and can relieve constipation. Putting slices of potato on the eyes helps with puffy eyes.
Mushrooms can boost your immune system. They are very low in calories, and can help you lose weight. They also contain a lot of minerals, vitamins, and protein. The fiber in mushrooms can prevent constipation and lower cholesterol.
Eggs strengthen your memory. The yolk helps your body synthesize vitamin H.
The amount of nutrients in walnuts is five times that in an egg and nine times that in milk. There is a lot of lysine in walnuts, which is very beneficial to the brain.
Coffee helps people to focus and relax. It also helps prevent early onset of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Besides, it enhances the painkilling effect of a painkiller by 40%.
Translated by Hsin-Yi, Chinese edited by Aizhu Lu