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cleaneatingmag.com: Can the Right Diet Slow Down the Aging Process?
With aging comes a host of surprising skin changes. As you grow older, you can start to develop rough, dry, flaky skin, wrinkles, brown spots, blemishes and loss of elasticity. But you don’t have to settle for less-than-radiant skin. Good nutrition – and a diet rich in certain foods – can help foster graceful aging and maintain your skin’s natural, healthy glow.
“Diet plays a huge role in skin health and longevity, and it all starts with the foods we eat,” advises Melisa Halas, MA, RDN, CDE, Private Practice and Phytonutrient Dietitian. But can the right diet actually slow down the aging process? Here’s what the research states regarding which nutritional factors may promote aging and which can promote luscious skin.