Kevin McLaughlin

The 9 Best Anti-Aging Foods For Your Weight Loss Diet

The-9-Best-Anti-Aging-Foods-For-Your-Weight-Loss-Diet_MAIN(STATIC)There are foods that are healthy for you and foods that aren’t. Most of us know the difference between these two categories by now: fast food isn’t going to help you get a balanced anti-aging diet full of nutrients, while fruits, veggies, whole grains, and healthy proteins are the kind of anti-aging foods that will go a long way towards protecting you from illness and age-related health problems.

But these healthy anti-aging foods can actually be separated into more specific categories that go beyond differentiating between what is healthy and what isn’t. For example, under that broad phrase “healthy” is a separate category of anti-aging foods that are particularly good for a weight loss diet because they can help you drop unhealthy pounds. If you’re trying to slim down as part of your efforts to age well, here are 10 of the best anti-aging foods you should be adding to your weight loss diet.

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