Foods That Make You Age Faster

Look around. You will not be able to spot a single living being that is unaffected by ageing. It is ongoing, and every one is subject to it. Ageing is an inevitable process that is either catalysed or slowed down by various reasons. Some of these reasons are lifestyle, line of thinking, and also the way you physically treat your body.

A big role is also played by the kind of food that goes down your body. It is nothing but obvious that what we eat is definitely going to show up in our physical aspects in one way or another. Below are given a list of foods that are known to speed up your ageing process. 



Drinking and smoking steal your skin of the essential hydration and glow. They dehydrate your body speeding up your ageing process. Your best bet to decrease your ageing process is to keep out alcohol from your usual life. Make your drinking and smoking sprees occasional, and keep it that way.

Junk food:

junk food

Processed foods, fast foods and junk food all belong in the same category. They don’t have a direct impact on your ageing process but will bring about serious illnesses in the long run. Cholesterol issues, hypertension, and high-fat content are the distinguishing factors of junk food. The wisest choice is to keep away from these kinds of eatables lest you want to speed up your ageing process.

Hydrogenated fats:

Hydrogenated fats

Fried foods are also known to reduce your immunity and induce high cholesterol issues in your body in the long term. Such hydrogenated oils are more in amounts in readymade foods, and also processed foodstuffs. Chips, fries, and deep-fried items all fall into this category. It is the health issues that these eatables produce that make your ageing faster, and hence you should stay away from them.



Caffeine is popularly known to dehydrate your body, and dehydration definitely causes your skin to age faster than usual. Excess of caffeine also has many other adverse effects on your health too and must be kept away from your diet as far as possible. Reduce your caffeine intake, and consciously make efforts to keep it at bay.



Foods like milk and fruits already contain natural sugars, so you cannot possibly completely eliminate it from your diet. Instead, you can make efforts to stay away from all those sources of sugar that you possibly can. Table sugar, brown sugar, candies, soft drinks, and also artificial sweeteners can quicken your ageing process. Also, cakes, doughnuts, and other unhealthy food items must not make their way to your table if you are keen on slowing down your ageing.

Frozen foods:

Frozen Food

It should come as no news that frozen foods can never be better than fresh food. Although they pose no harm in themselves whatsoever, completely relying on frozen meals will keep you away from consuming fresh foods on a regular basis. Occasionally opting for frozen meals may not be a bad idea after all, but making it a habit can definitely ruin your skin as you age.

Spicy foods:


The same reason goes for spicy foods. Once in a while, you may want to gorge upon that spicy curry, but repeating the same process over and over will indeed pose a threat to your overall physical health as you approach the peak of your strength. Many menopausal women, who regularly consume spicy food also complained of blotchy and uneven skin around this time. 

People, in general, are quite sensitive when it comes to the topic of ageing. It is something that no one looks forward to. People want to slow down their ageing process to the least. Which is why the above-mentioned foods must definitely topple off your diet if you don’t want to age faster. Having said that, there is no guarantee that just keeping away from these foods will result in you being younger for long.

Smoking, drinking, stressing out and a wrong way of life are among the nay things that contribute to ageing. Taking care of your skin and stamina also proves to be beneficial in the long run. You must keep yourself away from all of these harmful activities if you wish to keep your body younger for long.


Dr Prem Jagyasi (c)

Dr Prem is an award winning strategic leader, renowned author, publisher and highly acclaimed global speaker. Aside from publishing a bevy of life improvement guides, Dr Prem runs a network of 50 niche websites that attracts millions of readers across the globe. Thus far, Dr Prem has traveled to more than 40 countries, addressed numerous international conferences and offered his expert training and consultancy services to more than 150 international organizations. He also owns and leads a web services and technology business, supervised and managed by his eminent team. Dr Prem further takes great delight in travel photography.

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