The initial step to get skin supple and wrinkle free is not expensive cosmetics. Start from the simplest way of managing your food intake.
Eating healthy and nutritious foods, and reducing fatty foods is a way to prevent premature aging of the skin.
Anti-aging consultant, Dr. Ariana Suryadewi, M.Biomed revealed, fatty foods can damage collagen in the body. Collagen is an important protein that keeps skin tight.
"If collagen decreases the number will appear wrinkles," Ariana said in a discussion in Jakarta, Thursday (7/4/2016).
With age, collagen is produced naturally in the body did experience a decline. Decreased collagen production in the age above 20 years can cause skin wrinkles and looks dull. However, food intake can affect collagen in the body.
The process of aging can be slowed if we regularly eat healthy foods. "Foods that contain lots of collagen, among others, fish, meat, but note also how to cook," said Ariana.
Foods like fish that contain collagen can replace the lost collagen in the body.
If you want to look younger, avoid foods that are high in saturated fats and trans fats. In addition, consumption of foods high in vitamin C that can help the absorption of collagen becomes more optimal.
Aging is also affected by exposure to free radicals, such as air pollution and cigarette smoke. Therefore, the consumption of foods containing antioxidants to counteract free radicals in the body, such as vegetables and fruits.