Antiaging Food Facts - M
For magnesium, seek out soybeans, cashews, tomato paste,
salmon, and spinach to get 400–500 milligrams
Magnesium aids carbohydrate metabolism and is essential
Magnesium deficiency has been linked to:
- Metabolic syndrome - a condition that includes abdominal
cholesterol, high blood pressure, and insulin
- Poor metabolism of carbohydrates may contribute
to type 2 diabetes.
Foods high in magnesium
include halibut, tofu, whole grains, spinach, and avocado.
Adequate magnesium intake [400 milligrams per day for
women, 333 milligrams per day for men]. More
Melons don't seem to contain a lot of nutrition yet
just one cup of cantaloupe contains over 100% of your
daily dose of vitamins A and C. Watermelons are a great
source of lycopene, which may help prevent prostate
Melons are an ideal snack food - low calorie and dense
Caution - Melons grow on the ground and their
rough skins make them hard to clean. Wash thoroughly
before cutting to avoid transfer contamination.
Drinking fat-free milk after resistance exercise has
a greater effect on helping to increase lean body
mass compared to soy or carbohydrates in young male
weightlifters. Milk after a work-out promotes a greater
balance than consuming a soy protein drink.[ Researchers
from McMaster University, Canada] and promotes
recovery and rehydration better than water or an isotonic
sports drink. [UK's Loughborough University's School
of Sports and Exercise Sciences]
Mushrooms are one of my favorite antiaging superfoods
- not only are they a versatile ingredient, they help
us in our anti-aging program by improving our immune
system, preventing heart disease and breast cancer as
well as increasing metabolism to keep the weight down.
Mushrooms are also rich in Vitamin D.
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