A Facelift in Your Fridge
Oprah.com | January 01, 2006
Dr. Nicholas Perricone
says that wrinkles and lines can be reduced by what you decide to put in your grocery cart. Here are some of his best bets for anti-aging and better nutrition.
Best carbohydrate choices
Artichokes, avocados, dark-green leafy vegetables, broccoli, cabbage, Chinese cabbage, spinach, escarole, romaine lettuce, cherries, berries (blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, etc.), apples, pears, barley, beans (dried and fresh), bean sprouts, endive, eggplant, cabbage, kale, red and green peppers, bok choy, celery, cucumbers, kidney beans, pinto beans, chick peas, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, honeydew melons, lentils, bean sprouts, mushrooms, tomatoes, turnips, pomegranates, snow peas, slow cooking oatmeal
Best Protein sources
Wild Alaskan salmon, halibut, trout, anchovies, sardines, poultry, yogurt, high EFA eggs, kefir, cottage cheese, tofu
Extra virgin olive oil, flax oil, flax seed, nuts (esp. almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts and macadamia), pumpkin, sesame and sunflower seeds
Spring water, green tea, white tea, black tea
Buckwheat, whole oats, barley
Turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, oregano, basil, thyme, cayenne, (every spice and herb you can think of are stellar anti-aging foods)
Check out Dr. Perricone's sample menu for a whole week of superfoods!
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