Add these youth-booster foods to your diet to shave years off your complexion.

Pomegranates are a great anti-ageing foodPomegranates

Best for: Softening skin
Cheaper than face creams and delicious sprinkled over yogurt, pomegranate seeds are bursting with juice containing ellagic acid, which fights damage from free radicals plus collagen-supporting punicalagins
Eat: 2tbsp pomegranate seed every week and drink a glass of the juice every day

Oily fish

Best for: Reducing redness 
The omega-3 in sardines, salmon and mackerel work like a facial to reduce skin inflammations, broken veins and blotchiness by strengthening skin-cell membranes
Eat: Six 100-170g portions a week

Watermelon is a great anti-ageing foodWatermelon

Best for: A dewy complexion
The lycopene and potassium in watermelon help to keep your complexion soft and plump
Eat: Try ¼ melon every day




Olive oil

Best for: A healthy glow
Swap your vegetable oil for olive oil. The good fats contain omega-3, which improves circulation, leaving skin rosy and supple
1tbsp a day as dressing, or drizzled over fish or pasta.


Blueberries are a great anti-ageing foodBlueberries

Best for: Smoothing fine lines
Blueberries  contain more skin-protecting antioxidants than almost any other food
Eat: 2tbsp every day





Best for: Firming skin
This nutrient-rich salad food is loaded with beta-carotene and lutein, which improve skin elasticity
Eat: Every day