Stay away from pro-inflammatory foods, which accelerate the aging process. A simple rule of thumb is to consider the following: If it contains flour, and/or sugar or other sweetener, it will be pro-inflammatory. Sugary, starchy foods are poor choices and will not only pack on excess pounds, they will make you look older than your years.
Breads, rolls, baked goods
Cereals (except old fashioned oatmeal)
Corn bread, corn muffins
Fruit juice—choose the fruit instead
Hard cheese (except for feta and grating cheeses, such as Romano and Parmesan)
Ice cream, frozen yogurt, Italian ices
Jams, jellies and preserves
Snack foods, including: potato chips, pretzels, corn chips, rice and corn cakes, etc.