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Anti Aging Recipes – Tomato Sauce Pasta

Now, we all know tomatoes as a powerful anti aging food. Tomatoes contain lycopene, which has long been regarded as one of the most powerful natural antioxidants around. One of my favorite dishes is the tomato sauce pasta. Below is our anti aging recipe today – the tomato sauce pasta that is!

There are many different types of pasta. I had chosen to use spaghetti in this recipe. Of course you can use other types of pasta such as macaroni, lasagna, vermicelli, bucatini or any other. First, cook your pasta in a pot of boiling water. How long does it take to boil your pasta? I would say it depends on the type of pasta. Refer to the packaging for cooking instructions. I would say it takes some 5 to 6 minutes to cook spaghetti until it is al dente.

While waiting for your pasta to cook, cut tomatoes into slices. Next, heat 2 tablespoons of butter in a skillet. Throw in the onion and garlic and cook for a couple of minutes. Next, dump in tomato slices prepared beforehand. Let it cook for around 10 minutes or until the tomatoes are fully cooked. Shake and stir occasionally and at the same time, add salt and pepper to taste. Now, reduce the heat to low and add in around a cup of heavy cream. Allow the sauce to cook for another couple of minutes and then turn off the heat.

Now that you have prepared your pasta sauce. Add boiled and drained spaghetti to a large bowl. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle a cup of grated parmesan cheese over the top. Pour on the pasta sauce and throw chopped parsley or basil over the top. Toss everything inside the bowl with tongs until all the pasta is coated with sauce.

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You are done! Try this anti aging recipe and enjoy it!

25 Foods Women Should Eat to Defy Aging Process

One may well say that women would do everything they could to combat the aging process throughout her life. In spite of that, none of us can defy aging process which could start as early as when you reach 25 years old! What if you could defy aging process with ease in your everyday living? Isn’t that sounds wonderful? Without further ado, these are the 25 foods generally acknowledged worldwide to have anti aging properties. These foods not only fill your stomach, but also make you women look younger all the time!

1. Fish. Known to have high content of protein. Fish also contains omega-3 essential fatty acids, which reduce cholesterol level in your body as well as help your brain.

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2. Crucian carp. Known to have high content of protein. The fish can be found in many Chinese cuisines and the Chinese actually believes that crucian carp is good for women in the postpartum period.

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3. Broccoli. Rich in fiber and vitamin C. Categorized as cruciferous vegetable, broccoli is also known for its anti cancer properties as well as having high contents of sulfur and antioxidants for promoting healthy skin and increasing energy.

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4. Wax gourd. Also known as winter melon, white gourd or ash gourd. Wax gourd is rich in vitamin C. Regular consumption can be effective in prevention of the premature skin aging.

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5. Bean curd. Bean curd or tofu is an important source of protein besides fish. Bean curd also contains isoflavones which help in reducing excessive estrogens in women, thus is helpful in preventing breast cancer.

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6. Onion. Full of antioxidants which are helpful in preventing colon and stomach cancer. Its consumption also reduces cholesterol level and blood pressure.

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7. Cabbage. Another cruciferous vegetable besides broccoli. Cabbage is rich in both fiber and vitamin C. It also contains a specific antioxidant named indole 3 carbinol, which gets rid of harmful estrogen that promotes breast cancer among women.

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8. Apple. Contains cellulose, vitamin C and sugar. Do extremely well in maintaining skin gloss. Swiss Apple stem cells have been used as a new anti aging formula in skin care products.

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9. Carrot. Rich in beta carotene which is a powerful antioxidant that fights aging and keeps your vision sharp. Beta carotene also strengthens your immune system and reduces the risk of cancer.

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10. Milk. Contains vitamin D and calcium, which can make your bones and teeth strong.

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11. Mineral water. Underground water has less oxygen in it than surface water, thus having better antioxidant properties. Mineral water also helps in digestion and detoxification, as well as making your skin soft and white.

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12. Tomato. Rich in lycopene, one of the most powerful natural antioxidants around. Lycopene helps in preventing breast, colon and lung cancers. It also protects our skin against harmful ultraviolet rays, thus slowing down skin aging process.

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13. Spinach. Contains cartenoid which helps protecting our eyes from aging related eye disorders such as macular degeneration. Regular consumption of spinach also helps in regulating muscular degeneration and enhances memory power. Spinach contains vitamin A which can boost your body’s immune system. It also contains folic acid, which is an important nutrient for pregnant women. Adequate intake of folic acid during pregnancy can prevent birth defects.

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14. Orange. Get rid of free radicals and anti cancer. Rich in vitamin C which can enhance one’s immune system.

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15. Malt. The malt used to make beer is full of proteins, which are needed to build, maintain and replace our body tissues. Sufficient protein intake also makes your physique looks firm.

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16. Tuna. Contains fatty acid that can lower blood pressure and prevent stroke. It can also suppress migraine and is good for skin.

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17. Strawberry. Rich in vitamin C, vitamin B, vitamin K, copper and many other. Strawberry has antioxidants which are anti cancer and provide protection against heart disease, protection against macular degeneration as well as very effective in removing tartar.

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18. Soybean. Also known as soya bean. Rich in vitamin E which is good for cell growth. Soybean contains isoflavones which can delay menopause in women and relieve certain menopause symptoms such as slowing down osteoporosis and reducing the risk of heart disease.

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19. Yogurt. Yogurt is easier to digest than milk, has lower fat content and higher calcium content. Regular consumption of yogurt not only helps digestion, but also prevents intestinal infection and improves the body’s immune system.

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20. Coriander. This ancient herb has good healing power due to the presence of phytonutrients and flavonoids such as rhamnetin, quercitin and epigenin in it. Coriander seeds can lower the body’s cholesterol level as well as treat excessive menstruation in women. It has antioxidant properties and beneficial in boosting our health.

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21. Chocolate. Contain a large number of antioxidant flavonoids such as epicatechin found in cocoa, from which chocolate is produced. In this case, dark chocolate has far more antioxidants than milk chocolate. Dark chocolate keeps us away from heart disease by lowering blood pressure and cholesterol level. Besides, chocolate also stimulates endorphin production, which makes us become happy!

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22. Potato. Has exceptional anti aging properties. The potato can give you an instant face lift. Just cut a few slices of potato and put them on your eyes, you can eliminate your eye bags! Potato also contains copper for preventing heart disease as well as osteoporosis.

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23. Mushroom. Rich in nutrients such as vitamins, protein and cellulose but low in calories, thus you will not become fat eating too much mushrooms! Mushroom also improves our immune system, prevents heart disease and breast cancer as well as increases metabolism.

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24. Egg. A good source of protein and choline. Also naturally contains vitamin D. Protein builds up, maintains and replaces the tissues in our body while choline is important for development and regulation of the brain. Vitamin D makes your bones and teeth strong.

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25. Walnut. Contains almost all the omega-3 essential fatty acids you need daily. These essential fatty acids are good for our brains. Besides, walnut can reduce the level of bad cholesterol in your body.

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9 Nutrition Every Man Must Have to Look Younger

Although men age slower than women, we age eventually. One of many ways to slow down our aging process and to look younger is to make sure our daily intake of food contains the following nutrients.

1. Chromium. Chromium can cut down your body’s cholesterol level and at the same time raise your body’s endurance and stamina. If you are into body building, chromium can also help to reduce fat and grow muscles. Examples of food rich in chromium are yeast used to make wine or brew beer, multi minerals supplement that contains chromium, etc.

2. Fiber. Take in a lot of fibers can help to reduce cholesterol level as well as blood pressure. Foods rich in fibers can also help you to lose weight! Examples of food rich in fiber are whole meal bread, oatmeal, black rice, pineapple, broccoli, red carrot, etc.

3. Magnesium. Regular intake of magnesium can reduce the chances of heart diseases as well as to lower down your blood pressure. Magnesium can also improve men’s reproductive health. Examples of food rich in magnesium are oatmeal, skim milk, banana, bean, nut, green leaves vegetable, etc.

4. Vitamin A. Vitamin A can enhance your body’s immune system and has anti cancer function. Vitamin A is also good for one’s eyesight. Examples of food rich in vitamin A are liver, diary product, fish, tomato, almond, muskmelon, etc.

5. Vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 can enhance body’s immune system. It can prevent skin cancer and bladder cancer. Besides that, vitamin B6 can also cure insomnia. Examples of food rich in vitamin B6 are chicken meat, fish, liver, potato, avocado, sunflower seed.

6. Vitamin C. Vitamin C can enhance our immune system as well as prevent cancers. It can also reduce the chances of heart diseases and strokes as well as prevent eye cataract. Most importantly, vitamin C is proved to be able to cure infertility and slow down one’s aging process. Examples of food rich in vitamin C are broccoli, muskmelon, green pepper, pomelo, etc.

7. Vitamin E. Vitamin E can reduce the body’s cholesterol level, enhance body’s immune system and prevent eye cataract. Examples of food rich in vitamin E are almond, peanut, hickory, etc.

8. Water. Water is the most important of all nutrition. Water can lubricate our joints, regulate our body temperature and provide us various kinds of minerals our body needs. A normal person should drink not less than 2 liters of water every day. Other foods that contain water are bread, potato, fruit, vegetable, etc.

9. Zinc. Zinc is believed to have anti aging properties. Zinc helps speed up the healing process after an injury. Having sufficient zinc in the body can also ensure men’s reproductive health. Besides, zinc is also used to cure erective dysfunction (ED, also known as male impotence) and to maintain strong sex drive. Examples of food rich in zinc are lean beef, turkey, seafood, seaweed, oatmeal, bean, etc.

So far so good, aren’t we?

Anti Aging Fitness – Abdominal Exercises

One of the early signs of aging is the increase of body fat especially at and around your waist. We shall call fat in that area of the body as stomach fat or belly fat. Bear in mind that this symptom applies to both aging men and women. In this article, I am going to share with you anti aging fitness programs useful for losing your stomach fat.

One of such anti aging exercises is abdominal exercises. Abdominal exercises are exercises intended to build strong abdominal/stomach muscles. Before we check into details on those abdominal exercises, it is important to know more about your abdominal muscles. The anterior abdominal is made up of 4 muscles, namely the rectus abdominis muscle, the internal and external obliques, and the transverses abdominis. There are many types of abdominal exercises to build on the above mentioned abdominal muscles and get sexy six pack abs. Traditional crunch is obviously the most common among all. Below are tables showing the effectiveness of various abdominal exercises in relative to the traditional crunch.

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Activity in rectus abdominis

Abdominal Exercise Effectiveness Compared to Traditional Crunch (100%)
Bicycle crunch 248%
Captain’s chair 212%
Exercise ball 139%
Vertical leg crunch 129%
Torso track 127%
Long arm crunch 119%
Reverse crunch 109%
Crunch with heel push 107%
Ab roller 105%
Hover 100%
Traditional crunch 100%
Exercise tubing pull 92%
Ab rocker 21%

Activity in obliques

Abdominal Exercise Effectiveness Compared to Traditional Crunch (100%)
Bicycle crunch 310%
Captain’s chair 290%
Exercise ball 240%
Vertical leg crunch 230%
Torso track 216%
Long arm crunch 147%
Reverse crunch 145%
Crunch with heel push 126%
Ab roller 126%
Hover 101%
Traditional crunch 100%
Exercise tubing pull 77%
Ab rocker 74%
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And yes, what are the benefits of having six pack abs? Here are some of them for having a leaner body and a strong set of abdominal muscles:

1. Drop body fat quickly and safely

2. Give you a more sculptured appearance

3. Improve all round physical fitness

4. Have much more self confidence

5. Fit into clothes comfortably

6. Attract the opposite sex

7. Have an improved sex life

The above are only a few benefits of abdominal exercises. Have I managed to persuade you into designing your own set of fitness program?

Anti Aging Recipes – Tomato Fried Egg

Eggs and tomatoes can make a wonderful anti aging dish. I call this dish tomato fried egg. This is a traditional Chinese dish, but almost easy enough for anyone to prepare as well as liked by people from all walk of life and religions. Without further ado, let’s look at our anti aging recipe today, tomato fried egg that is.

First, we have to cut the tomato into slices. The number of tomato depends on how big is your serving size. Red ripen tomatoes are preferred here. Heat the skillet until warm. Add 3 tablespoons of olive oil into the skillet. You have to heat the skillet until you see smoke rises from the oil. Next, break the egg and add the egg one by one into the skillet. Again, the number of egg depends on your serving size. Fry the egg until it becomes golden color. You can now add the tomato slices into the skillet. Continue frying for another 2 to 3 minutes. Add pepper and salt to taste. You can also add in green onion that had been cut into pieces.

You are done! Simple dish to prepare, isn’t it? This anti aging recipe contains egg and tomato, both known for their antioxidant content, which is helpful in slowing down one’s aging process. Try this recipe and enjoy it!

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