A diet rich in fruits and vegetables, high in nutrients and low in calories, are your best bet for a long life. Additions of some healthy food into our diets make a huge difference to our health. Try adding some of these great superfoods, as snacks or part of a meal and give yourself the opportunity to real create the best health possible.
Broccoli, grapes, and salad
Eat more broccoli, grapes, and salad because researchers have found that compounds in these three foods pack extra life-extending benefits.
These bite-sized fruit favorites are check full of antioxidants, known to boost immunity and stave off life-threatening disease. They’ll help you age gracefully as well. A 2012 study from Harvard University found that at least one serving of blueberries or two servings of strawberries each week may reduce the risk of cognitive decline in older adults
At a Pennsylvania banquet celebrating centenarians last spring, Nancy Fisher, 107, attributed her long life to her faith … and her passion for garlic. Fisher may be on to something, studies have found that phytochemicals in garlic can halt the formation of carcinogenic chemicals in the body, and that women who eat more garlic have lower risk of certain colon cancers.
As delicious as it is healthy, this monounsaturated “good fat” is well known for its heart-health and longevity benefits. Studies also show that olive oil may also be linked to brain health and cancer prevention. Aim for two tablespoons a day.
How to prevent heart disease, the largest killer in the United States, according to the latest report from the National Center of Health Statistics? Eat more foods that help keep your heart healthy, like avocados and others already on this list, and improve your odds of a long life. Avocados can lower your LDL “bad” cholesterol while raising your HDL “good” levels, and they help your body absorb heart-healthy vitamins like beta-carotene and lycopene.
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