These 13 Supplements Have Age Reversing Effects

filed in:

Yahoo

This post contains a small portion of this article. Read the full article here.

While getting older is just a fact of life and something you can’t avoid, most of us want to make sure we’re doing all we can to feel and look our healthiest as each birthday passes by. It’s not all about erasing wrinkles, sagging skin, and gray hairs. Sure. If you want to do that, by all means, go for it. But you also want to make sure you’re doing all you can to take care of yourself as you age. That means eating well, staying active, and taking care of your mental health.

Doing all of the above should be your main defense against the not-so-great effects of aging, but there are some other things you can try to ensure you’re going the extra mile when it comes to your health. One of those things to consider is taking supplements and vitamins that could help support the aging process.

“Aging is a result of normal biological functioning where there are marked changes in our cells,” explains registered dietitian Maya Feller, MS, RD, CDN of Brooklyn-based Maya Feller Nutrition. “The process of aging can be accelerated secondary to diseases. We do know that antioxidants from foods and some supplements may act in a protective manner, reducing cellular damage. The general recommendation is to reduce the intake of pro-inflammatory foods that exacerbate systemic inflammation.”

And while there isn’t a magic supplement or vitamin that can stop the aging process altogether and turn you into Benjamin Button, those antioxidants might make a big difference. Serena Poon, CN, CHC, CHN, chef, nutritionist, Reiki master, and founder of the Culinary Alchemy program, says antioxidants balance out the effects of free radicals, which are naturally created by your body but also come from environmental factors like pollution, chemicals, and smoke. “If free radicals and antioxidants are out of balance in the body, it can cause oxidative stress, which plays a role in several age-related diseases such as arthritis, diabetes, dementia, cancer, atherosclerosis, vascular diseases, obesity, osteoporosis, and metabolic syndromes,” she adds.

 

This content is strictly the opinion of Chef Serena Poon and is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide medical advice or to take the place of medical advice or treatment from a personal physician. All readers/viewers of this content are advised to consult their doctors or qualified health professionals regarding specific health questions. Neither Serena nor the publisher of this content takes responsibility for possible health consequences of any person or persons reading or following the information in this educational content. All viewers of this content, especially those taking prescription or over-the-counter medications, should consult their physicians before beginning any nutrition, supplement or lifestyle program.

Medical Disclaimer
Shop Now »

See Clear Sage

Shop Now »

Amethyst Bracelet

Shop Now »

Raise Your Vibrations Candle

Shop Now »

Rose Quartz Heart

Shop Now »

Aura Cleansing Mist

Shop Now »

Refocus, Realign & Reset Kit

Shop Now »

Amethyst Cluster

Shop Now »

VitaJuwel Stone Water Bottle

Shop Now »

Selenite Tumbled Stone

Shop Now »

Thinking of You Bundle

Balance Your Energy

Serena's favorite products to