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Stay Young with This Anti-Aging Smoothie

You are more in control of your health and ageing than you may realize. To protect yourself from premature aging, you must of course avoid smoking, nutritional deficiencies and environmental stress. Staying fit is important in staying young, as well, but what you eat is the single most critical factor. Certain foods provide anti-aging support by enhancing cell growth and preventing cell damage. Antioxidant-rich foods reduce the effects of oxidative stress on the cells.

Here is an anti-aging smoothie that combines nine anti-aging foods rich in antioxidants and the nutrients your body needs to look and feel younger. Make it part of your daily routine.

Anti-Aging Coconut-Turmeric Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup hemp or coconut milk
½ cup frozen pineapple
1 frozen banana
1 Tbsp coconut oil
½ tsp turmeric (can be increased to 1 tsp)
½ tsp cinnamon
½ tsp ginger
1 tsp chia seeds
1 tsp maca powder

Directions:
Blend all ingredients together and drink daily.

Anti-aging effect of its ingredients

Coconut Oil:
Coconut water contains antioxidants and cytokinins, as well as cancer fighting and anti-thrombotic properties.

Pineapple:
Pineapples are rich in the digestive enzyme bromelain, which helps your digestive system absorb nutrients.

Chia Seeds:
The combination of coconut oil and chia seeds helps your body build collagen, which gives you supple skin and a glowing complexion.

Turmeric:
Turmeric is a spice used in Indian cooking. It has long been used in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine because of its anti-ageing and healing herb. Curcumin is a compound present in turmeric powder. It offers anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-microbial, and anti-cancer properties.

Maca Root:
Maca root includes the B vitamins, vitamin C and E, as well as calcium, zinc, iron, magnesium, phosphorous and amino acids. Omit the maca if you have chronic headaches, insomnia, or a thyroid imbalance.