- Olive Oil
As per research, it is found that monounsaturated fats in olive oil were the reason for the low rates of heart disease. It has further been discovered olive oil contains polyphenols as well. This is powerful antioxidant that could prevent age-related diseases.
As per research almost thirty years ago, researchers began to study why heart disease was almost non-existent among the native Intuits of Alaska. They further found out that it is due to the large amount of fish in their diet. Fish is rich in omega-3 fats, which helps to avoid cholesterol, build up in arteries and protects against abnormal heart rhythms.
As per studies it has been proved that people who eat nuts gain an average of an extra two and a half years of life. Nuts are a high source of unsaturated fats and hence the benefits are similar to those associated with olive oil.
Consumption of excessive alcohol is injurious to health but as per research red wine is said to be rich in antioxidants which works well with regards to fighting the signs of aging. Therefore red wine in particular has been the focus of a lot of research. Red wine contains resveratrol, a compound that is probably responsible for its benefits.
Compounds in blueberries (and other berries) avoid inflammation and oxidative damage, which are associated with age-related deficits in memory and motor function.
These above mentioned food stuffs are extremely beneficial to fight the signs of aging.