There are more ways to stay looking younger then forking out a couple of hundred bucks for the best wrinkle cream. Lifestyle changes in diet, exercise and other choices offer the benefit of maintaining a healthier and younger looking you on the outside and the inside. The key is knowing what changes you can make to stay looking young.
Too many of us over look the importance of sleeping at least 8 hours each night. We’re not just talking about those bags under our eyes that come from not getting enough rest, in fact it’s far more then that. Lack of sleep can cause our body weight to shift, our moods to drop off and even adjust our bodies natural collagen production and ability to heal itself.
If you’re not getting enough sleep, you could be aging yourself ahead of your time. Make this a priority now.
When I say liquids I’m talking about what you consume. If all you put in your body is soda, coffee and alcohol then you’re not doing yourself any favours. Alcohol, sugar and caffeine all have negative effects on our bodies if we consume them in large quantities.
Try switching out a cup or two of coffee for tea, specifically green tea, each day. Cut to one drink or so a day of alcohol. A drink or two can be beneficial, but more then that and you’re putting yourself at risk for other illnesses as well as causing your complexion to change. Don’t forget de-hydration.
Drink water instead of soda. This is great for your skin, keeps it elastics and firm. Along with numerous other health benefits that we all need.
If you’ve never heard of nutrient dense super foods such as blue berries, acai berries or even cacoa then maybe you’ve been under a rock. These nutrient dense foods contain great amounts of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that help fight off free radicals and other substances in the body that can cause our organs and skin harm.
By getting more of these super foods in your diet you will enhance the amount of these healthy compounds you’re getting each day and will enjoy a healthier complexion.