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10 Ways to Eat Yourself Younger

By JulieVR |

The fountain of youth just may be flowing with olive oil and dark chocolate. It’s always best to get your nutrients from whole foods, rather than supplements, and those vitamins, minerals and micronutrients are responsible for the health, maintenance and repair of your heart, skin, hair, bones, teeth, brain and other parts that tend to decline with age. Nutrients from food can help build bone density, prevent or even reverse certain types of cancer, and repair the damage caused by free radicals. So if you want to turn back time and stay youthful – eat up!


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10 healthy foods to prevent aging

Greek Yogurt

Loaded with calcium and with twice the protein of ordinary yogurt – about 17 grams in 6 oz. of plain Greek yogurt - it's good for your bones and teeth. A good thing when women in particular begin to lose calcium and bone density as they age - particularly after menopause. Dairy products are also loaded with vitamin A, which does wonders for your skin.
Try this Greek yogurt parfait - and 6 other ways to enjoy it!

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Julie Van Rosendaal is the author of five best-selling cookbooks, food editor of Parents Canada magazine, a CBC Radio columnist and a freelance writer. Her award-winning blog, Dinner with Julie documents life in her home kitchen in Canada with her husband and 7-year-old son. Read bio and latest posts → Read Julie's latest posts →

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