Aging can mean different things, such as memory loss, decreased physical capability, and of course looking more grey-haired and wrinkly. While many people accept these things as facts of life, you don’t have to.
There are many things you can do to retain your youthful glow and to keep your body functioning like a well-oiled machine.
Simply choosing some of these fabulous anti aging drinks can go a long way to staying forever (or at least for a long time) young.
Pink Grapefruit Juice
Carotenoids add that lustrous smoothness to your skin, and pink grapefruit boasts that pink-red hue thanks to a carotenoid called lycopene.
A moderate amount of alcohol (one glass a day for women and two glasses a day for men) could prevent diseases that affect the brain such as dementia and Alzheimer’s. Scientists don’t really know why, but moderate consumption of alcohol prevents gaps in nerve transmissions from forming within the brain.
Hot chocolate made with real cocoa is not only delicious, but is also rich in flavanols, which contribute to the health of blood vessels. The effect of cocoa is exemplified by the Kuna people who live on the San Blas islands off the coast of Panama. A staple of their diet is a cocoa-infused beverage, and their rate of heart disease is nine times less than that of the mainland Panamanians.
Starting in our thirties we actually lose 1/2 to 1 percent of our lean muscle mass every year. It’s wonder muscle strength declines as we age. You can counteract this process simply by drinking milk. Amino acids contained in milk’s whey protein are the building blocks of muscle. Leucine, which is an amino acid found in milk, is especially good at “flipping the muscle-building switch,” making you better able to absorb all other types of protein from your diet.