9 types of food that make you get old quickly

Processed food, coffee or alcohol can destroy important proteins, cause dehydration, damage the skin and accelerate the body's aging process.


Sugar and sweets:

Sugar can cause weight gain, wrinkles, sagging skin, and damage health in general. Eating too much sugar will form the link between glucose, protein, and lipid. Because these proteins are responsible for maintaining the firmness of the skin, so this bond damages the skin's collagen and develops wrinkles. 


Foods high in saturated fat:

Trans fat can be found in fast foods, fried foods, margarine, and snacks. Not only do they increase the risk of developing heart disease, but they also cause hardening, arterial obstruction or narrowing blood vessels. This weakens blood flow to the skin, leading to premature aging and wrinkle formation. 



Occasionally drinking a glass of wine will not harm the body, but regular drinking will affect the liver. When the liver works well, toxins are released naturally through the body. However, if these toxins accumulate in the liver and are not properly decomposed, they can cause skin problems such as acne, wrinkles, loss of collagen, no longer elastic skin and dehydration. 



Many salt-rich foods like cheese, pizza, chips, crackers make the body retain water and cause swelling and puffiness. It also causes cells to shrink and lead to dehydration. Not enough water will cause to form wrinkles and make you old faster. 


Processed meat:

Processed meats like sausages, bacon, cold meats contain lots of salt and preservatives. Consuming them can lead to dehydration and cause inflammation. In addition, these foods reduce vitamin C in the body which is a very important nutrient in collagen formation. 


Fire-roasted meat:

Black parts on grilled meat can contain hydrocarbons that cause inflammation to the body. This can break down the essentials for skin like collagen, leading to an aging look. 


Potato chips:

Potatoes are almost immediately decomposed into sugar when they enter our bodies. Fried foods in high-temperature oils release free radicals, which causes skin damage. If you want to enjoy potatoes in the most harmless way, grill them. 


Coffee and caffeine-containing beverages:

Caffeine is a diuretic, causing you to excrete fluids and cause a lack of moisture inside your body. This makes the skin dry and fragile. Luckily, this can be solved. You only need to drink one more glass of water for each cup of coffee you consume. Also, don't forget to hydrate your skin. 


Spicy food:

Spicy foods can cause erythema in the skin because they dilate blood vessels. This can make the skin look red, lifeless and less youthful. Sometimes eating spicy foods is not bad, but eating regularly can cause spider veins, puffiness or red skin. 

By: Roxana Edwards

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