Anti Aging Skin Care » Foods can Cause Premature Aging
Premature aging is the early appearance of the signs of aging before old age. It is a fact that the food, which you eat, can be the reason to premature your age. It is very essential to keep a track of what you are eating. The over-indulgence in certain types of food causes the body to prematurely age.
A free radical is an unpaired electron. They are a normal by-product of metabolism. Without them, it is difficult to stay alive.
The over-production of free radicals causes damage to the body. Therefore, we are suggested by nutritional experts to eat plenty of fruit and vegetables.
The fruits and vegetables are rich in antioxidant and phytonutrients.Phytonutrients is the substances that neutralizes free radicals and thus help to protect the body.
Different colors of vegetables include different type of anti-oxidants. Anti-oxidants are for reducing free radicals in our body. Free radicals are toxins caused by strain in the body, poor food or pollution. It is believed that free radicals can cause premature aging and other sickness.
One of the important tasks of free radicals is to produce energy from the food you eat. Whenever you eat, free radical activity is powerful. The extra food you eat
the more free radicals are formed and thus your body needs more antioxidants to neutralize them.
Efficient Antioxidants contains vitamins A, C, E; minerals such as selenium, zinc and herbs such as aloe vera and grape seed extract.
- The Reality of Carbohydrates
Carbohydrates are found in root vegetables, pasta, rice, bread, grains, fruit, pastries, cakes, biscuits, crisps, sweets etc. They are easy to prepare, filling, tasty and cheap. Remember whenever you intake carbohydrates, you are eating a form of sugar.
Carbohydrates are converted into glucose by the body, which is either used straight away for energy or is stored in fat cells. Carbohydrates make up an excessive proportion of the diet. In addition, a lack of exercise and excess sugar results in excess weight.
By reducing the carbohydrate intake and reducing the size of your meals, you can decrease your body's exposure to free radical activity and the amount of excess food that gets stored as unwanted fat.
- Big meals are too much stress
Eat a balanced diet. Include fruits, grains, and cereals. Take adequate rest. To keep a record of how much you are eating, you can keep a food diary and
record each meal by sketching a plate divided up showing how much amount of protein, carbohydrate, fat, vegetables and fruit you eat in each meal or snack. After a week, you will be able to see for yourself how much sugar you are eating. Avoid too much intake of sugar as it can cause premature aging.