Ten Tips To Look And Feel Younger
After a busy day full of activities you might feel a few decades beyond your actual age. We checked in with Redbook for a few tips on how to get rid of that tired old feeling and turn it into looking and feeling younger. Try one of these tips and perhaps you'll bounce back in no time.
Smile! According to a recent study, simply smiling can make you appear three years younger than you actually are. Go ahead, say cheese!
Go easy on the to-do list. Take your time accomplishing your goals.
Put more red foods on your plate. They are superfoods in the fight against aging . Tomatoes and watermelon contain lycopene, a powerful antioxidant with anti-aging properties. Berries are also antioxidant-rich anti-inflammatories. Enjoy!.
Take a nap. Taking a twenty-minute nap (only) can give you a boost of instant energy and, yes, help combat some serious under-eye circles.
Enjoy a cup of coffee because the caffeine gives you a much needed jolt of energy and the antioxidants found in java have been found to have a whole host of anti-aging benefits.
Have yourself a dark chocolate treat because having one or two squares of the dark stuff will give you more anti-aging antioxidants than fruit juice. Dark chocolate also contains heart-healthy chemicals.
Our teeth simply yellow naturally as we age. The whiter your teeth, the younger you look.
Order the salmon because it's loaded omega-3 fatty acids. They are also found tuna and sardines and can slow the aging process.
Stretch it out. Not only does leaning over your keyboard cause unattractive slouching, but research has found that extended sitting increases the risk of early death. The solution? Take lots of standing breaks.
And finally, give your guy a smooch! An actual kiss releases a host of feel-good chemicals while lowering the levels bad, stress-created chemicals. Plus, there's nothing like making out like a high-schooler again to feel young.