How To Look Younger Than Your Age
1. See what you consume
In order to make your skin look young, you have to see and control in what you are eating. If you want to look younger you should be aware of what you are consuming in order to put a stop on things which are bad for you and your skin.
(i) The first thing you should avoid consuming too much carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are mainly present in cereals (wheat, maize, rice), potatoes, sugarcane, fruits, table sugar(sucrose), bread, milk. Carbohydrates affects our insulin level to rise. People with high blood insulin are hungry all the time and nothing will satisfy their appetite like taking carbs.
(ii) The second thing you must avoid is overindulgence. Too much of anything is bad for our health, whether its food, drinks or medicine. If you are taking medicine be responsible and do your research, and make sure you understand their side effects and use them appropriates. The same applies to food.
(iii) It must be hot outside but you have to fight your urge to avoid drinking carbonated drinks. It not only increases the risk of obesity, it also is a poor nutrition, causes tooth decay and reduces bone strength. Instead drink water as it flushes out our system like nothing else. If you don't drink enough water, your kidneys won't have enough fluid to function properly and you can become dehydrated if you do not replace the water lost every day.
(iv) Avoid eating anything fried at all cost. Stop eating fried food like fried meat, fish, etc.
2. Avoid Carcinogen
A carcinogen is any substance, radionuclide, or radiation that is an agent directly involved in causing cancer. This may be due to the ability to damage the genome or to the disruption of cellular metabolic processes.
(i) In order to protect yourself from UVA and UVB rays from the wear sunblock. These rays pose a threat to anyone who stays more than 15 minutes out in the sun. So it is advisable to wear sunblock of more than 30SPF.
(ii) Quit smoking. Even if you don't smoke it is equally harmful for you if you sit beside a person who is smoking. Any form of smoke is bad for health, no matter how little or how toxic you think. Smoke from the wastes you burn is also harmful if you consume it.
3. Consume antioxidants
Antioxidants are man-made or natural substances that may prevent or delay some types of cell damage. Antioxidants are found in many foods, including fruits and vegetables.
(i) One piece of dark chocolate a day is good for health. Dark chocolate helps in reducing insulin resistance, which is a common risk factor for many diseases like heart disease and diabetes. When buying dark chocolates look for 60% improcessed cocoa or more. Eating chocolates also makes us happy because it releases endorphines.
(ii) Eat fruits every day. People who eat more fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of chronic diseases. Fruits provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of our body. It is advisable to eat fruit before each meal.
(iii) Drink a glass of red wine everyday as red wine contains polyphenols which maintain the elasticity of artery walls and also acts as antioxidants. For best results, make a salad of fresh fruits and drink a glass of red wine every morning.
4. Shower with cold water
As much as hot water is good for our body, cold water too has its own benefits. Taking a cool shower every morning revives and wildly awakens our senses. It increases our energy and well-being and helps to relieve depression. It also increases our testostelone and fertility and inproves our blood circulation and helps in keeping our skin healthy.
5. Get 10 minutes of sun each day
It is important to bath ourself in the rays of the sun as it is help to reduce fat and also helps in healing hormonal problems. But not many realise that it's only the early morning sun, from 7 am to 9 am, that helps generate Vitamin D. After 10 am, exposure to sunlight is harmful for the body. Getting 10 minutes of sun everyday helos in reversing the seasonal affective disorder.
6. Turn off your TV
Watching Television causes us to become hungry and increases our demand to eat extra snacks while watching TV. Instead, you can turn your TV off and go out with friends or join a gym.