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8 Foods that Will Help Make You Look Younger

Written by Grace & Silas
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Do you want the smooth look and feel of youthful skin? Well thankfully, nature has a lot of foods to help keep our skin looking fresh and healthy, so here are some foods that will help make you look younger.

Quick Tip

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1. Carrot

Carrot is a rich source of beta-carotene, a powerful antioxidant that latches onto free radicals in our body and gets them out of our system. One study states, “In animal models, beta-carotene protects against skin cancer induced by chemicals and UV radiation”.

Quick Note!

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2. Blackcurrant

56 g of blackcurrants contains about 112% of the daily dose of vitamin C, which is an antioxidant and helps rejuvenate the skin. Even when applied to the skin as a cream in one study, vitamin C caused a “decrease of the deep furrows”.

3. Cucumber

Cucumber has a host of useful nutrients, including caffeic acid, that prevents water retension. Ever wondered why cucumber slices are used as a cure for bags under the eyes? Caffeic acid is so powerful that it works through sheer contact.

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4. Watermelon

Watermelon is rich in lycopene, another antioxidant that gives them that rich red color. A 2017 German study concluded that lycopene “could protect against solar radiation-induced health damage”.

5. Tomato

Remember lycopene? Tomato has tons of it. The redder the tomato, the more lycopene it has.

6. Kale

Kale is a tufty relative of cabbage that’s rich in lutein, another antioxidant, which gives plants a dark green color. In a 2013 Korean study, lutein was praised for how it stops inflammation of the skin, with the conclusion stating “lutein is also able to protect against UV irradiation-mediated skin irritation”.

7. Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Rub it on your skin or just mix a bit in your meals – extra virgin olive oil will make you feel and look younger. This is all thanks to monounsaturated fatty acids that keep the skin firm, as shown by a 2010 Japanese study.

8. Green tea

Green tea abounds in catechins, natural substances known for antioxidant properties. And antioxidants are exactly what you need to fight free radicals which age your skin.


We’re constantly being plagued by toxins that enter our body through what we eat or what we put on it. But thankfully, there are some good foods that can help us keep young throughout the years.

So give these easy to eat foods a try! You’ll feel so much better and look so much younger. Also, feel free to share these foods with your friends so they know how to look good too!

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Silas and Grace always had a passion for travel. So in 2016, they started Chasing Foxes as an independent income source. 4 months after launch, they were making enough money from their blog to travel full-time, and in the past 5 years, they’ve been able to encourage others in their blogging journeys too. Learn more about Silas & Grace.

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