Friday, August 10, 2012

Fruit Healthful benefits and nutritional tips

Avocados help to fight signs of ageing, and makes wonders for your skin and hair. They help in lowering of cholesterol levels, and contain mono-saturated fatty acids that are good for the cardiovascular system.

Berries such as blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, cranberries, goji berries, acai berries, lingon berries contain anti-oxidants that helps to cleanse the toxins present inside the body which cause ageing. They are also a rich source of vitamins and minerals that nourish your skin.

Walnuts contain zinc, copper and selenium, required for collagen production. It helps to keep your immune system healthy and your skin soft and supple.

Oysters contain zinc and selenium, minerals that act an anti-oxidants and help to protect your eyes against disease.

Tomatoes and carrots contain anti-oxidants, beta carotene and lycopene that protect your skin from sun damage and repair skin cells.

Fruits like watermelons, cucumbers and celery are great for hydrating the skin and keeping wrinkles away.

Pomegranate fruit has been hailed as a super food for centuries,that can help you to stay young by slowing down the ageing process of DNA.The fruit, now known as the elixir of youth, also plays a role in fighting heart diseases, relieving stress and improving one's sex life.

Due to daily consumption of pomegranate fruit there was a considerable decrease in the marker, called 8-Oxo-DG, linked with cell damage, which can cause impaired brain, muscle, liver and kidney function as well as ageing effects on the skin.

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