Anti Aging Collagen Foods

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Anti-aging is a word that has had its share of “antis”.  It’s funny though because there’s nothing wrong with aging.  It’s a matter of how Fast or how Sloooow you wish to age that matters.  Make the decision early on to avoid aging regrets. 😉

Luckily there’s a simple way to age gracefully without the assistance of needles and/or surgeons…Nom Noms!  It’s the foodies way of life!  Eating collagen rich foods will keep you full and youthful for years to come!  Powder form works well too! 😉

Thanksgiving is actually one of the healthiest holidays for collagen rich foods, esp when the food is cooked with quality ingredients.  Simply follow the healthy plate guidelines to create a variety of colorful collagen meals.

Enjoy some of these healthy collagen foods to keep your skin, hair, nails, joints, and muscles smooth, elastic, hydrated, and youthful.  Focus on garden fresh and/or frozen organic varieties to get the most nutritional benefits…

  • 3-4 ozs of Turkey or Salmon (organic and wild frozen)
  • 1-2 cups of Dark leafy vegetables (organic frozen spinach, cabbage, asparagus, collard greens, kale)
  • 1/4 cup of Beans, Almonds, Flaxseeds
  • 1/2-1 cup of Red Peppers, Beets, Tomatoes
  • 1/2-1 cup of Citrus (oranges, lemons, limes, etc)
  • 1/2-1 cup of Carrots, Pumpkin, Sweet Potatoes
  • 1/2-1 cup Blueberries, Apples
  • Soybeans and Soy products are great for menopausal women who need more estrogen.  Pre menopausal women may want to enjoy soy products in lower doses to avoid hormonal imbalances though. 🙂
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