Although we'd love to turn back the clock, ageing is a natural part of life that can't be avoided. Wth a few dietary additions, what you eat can help you age better, here are some superfoods that can help you look younger.

Aduki beans

A good source of the mineral zinc, which helps skin repair itself. Studies also show zinc helps skin conditions like acne.


Almonds contain both omega-3 fats and protein, which help skin repair itself. Plus a great source of vitamin E which studies report help reduce wrinkles.


Apricots are full of the antioxidant lutein, studies show eating these can help fight off the ageing effects of the sun.


Blue or purple fruit is particularly high in skin friendly vitamin C that flushes out toxins and boosts collagen.


A recent study found that people living in hot countries with fewer wrinkles all had high intakes of olive oil.


Packed full of the essential fatty acid EPA to keep skin cells healthy. Salmon also contains a skin firming chemical called dimethylaminoethanol (DMAE).

Soya Yoghurt

Studies show soya beans contain chemicals called isoflavones, which are powerful antioxidants found in some anti-ageing pills.


These contain lycopene, a powerful antioxidant for flushing out toxins known to age skin.

Vitamin A rich foods

Vitamin A is essential for healthy skin. Vitamin A rich foods tend to be dark orange or dark green vegetables (for example carrots, sweet potatoes, winter squash, broccoli, spinach and kale).

Just remember, drink lots of water too!