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