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Ashwagandha to blueberries: Superfoods for men and women after 30

Updated On Oct 29, 2021 12:45 PM IST
  • Worried if your body is getting essential nutrients after the age of 30? Here are some plant-based supplements from Ashwagandha to flaxseeds that could provide you the right nutrition.
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As we hit our 30s, our body's natural functioning starts to slow down and it is important to consume the food with right nutrition. Plant-based supplements are packed with essential nutrients that have multiple benefits for our body. Nikita Naterwalla, wellness expert and founder of Caim by Arelang suggests seven supplements that men and women should consume after the age of 30.(Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 29, 2021 12:45 PM IST

As we hit our 30s, our body's natural functioning starts to slow down and it is important to consume the food with right nutrition. Plant-based supplements are packed with essential nutrients that have multiple benefits for our body. Nikita Naterwalla, wellness expert and founder of Caim by Arelang suggests seven supplements that men and women should consume after the age of 30.(Pexels)

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Ashwagandha: The berries, leaves, and roots of this short herb have versatile medicinal values. It makes for an excellent antioxidant that helps your body fight free radicals and oxidative stress. It helps improve testosterone levels in men that are depleting as they age. Being adaptogenic in nature, it helps the body cope with the stress of modern lifestyles.(Instagram) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 29, 2021 12:45 PM IST

Ashwagandha: The berries, leaves, and roots of this short herb have versatile medicinal values. It makes for an excellent antioxidant that helps your body fight free radicals and oxidative stress. It helps improve testosterone levels in men that are depleting as they age. Being adaptogenic in nature, it helps the body cope with the stress of modern lifestyles.(Instagram)

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Spirulina: Blue-green microalgae, naturally has high levels of Vitamins A, E, K, B1, B2, B3, B6, B9 (Folate), B5 (Pantothenic Acid) which are responsible for cellular metabolism, development, and protection. The presence of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids makes it great for cardiovascular health. It is easy to eat and digest.(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Spirulina: Blue-green microalgae, naturally has high levels of Vitamins A, E, K, B1, B2, B3, B6, B9 (Folate), B5 (Pantothenic Acid) which are responsible for cellular metabolism, development, and protection. The presence of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids makes it great for cardiovascular health. It is easy to eat and digest.(Pinterest)

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Ginkgo Biloba: One of the oldest trees in the world, the flavonoids in Ginkgo act as antioxidants and improve blood flow. It is known to help improve memory and concentration.(Instagram) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Ginkgo Biloba: One of the oldest trees in the world, the flavonoids in Ginkgo act as antioxidants and improve blood flow. It is known to help improve memory and concentration.(Instagram)

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Ginseng: A root that has been revered for its medicinal properties, Ginseng is known for its anti-tumour and anti-inflammatory properties. It is considered an aphrodisiac that helps with the dwindling libido levels as you age. It also helps fight fatigue and reduces stress levels.(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Ginseng: A root that has been revered for its medicinal properties, Ginseng is known for its anti-tumour and anti-inflammatory properties. It is considered an aphrodisiac that helps with the dwindling libido levels as you age. It also helps fight fatigue and reduces stress levels.(Pinterest)

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Blueberries: Are known to have the highest antioxidant capacity of all fruits available out there. They help control lipid levels and are also known to control testosterone levels in men. The high fibre content may help in controlling cholesterol and thereby reduces the risk of heart disease.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Blueberries: Are known to have the highest antioxidant capacity of all fruits available out there. They help control lipid levels and are also known to control testosterone levels in men. The high fibre content may help in controlling cholesterol and thereby reduces the risk of heart disease.(Pixabay)

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Flax: Flax is a food and fibre crop and the seeds from the flax plant are golden yellow to reddish-brown in colour. These seeds contain an abundance of Lignans, which are phytoestrogens and are similar to the hormone estrogen in women. Rich in Vitamins E, K, B1, B3, B5 (Pantothenic Acid) B6, B9 (Folate) they have a high content of minerals. They also help alleviate symptoms like soreness and cramping during menstrual cycles.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Flax: Flax is a food and fibre crop and the seeds from the flax plant are golden yellow to reddish-brown in colour. These seeds contain an abundance of Lignans, which are phytoestrogens and are similar to the hormone estrogen in women. Rich in Vitamins E, K, B1, B3, B5 (Pantothenic Acid) B6, B9 (Folate) they have a high content of minerals. They also help alleviate symptoms like soreness and cramping during menstrual cycles.(Pixabay)

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Milk Thistle: Milk thistle is a plant that supports overall liver health. While different parts of the plant may be used to treat various health conditions, the seeds are the ones that have a protective effect on the liver and help prevent the absorption of substances that damage it. Milk Thistle seeds contain a bioflavonoid complex known as silymarin. It can help treat cirrhosis, jaundice, hepatitis gallbladder disorders, protecting heart health by lowering cholesterol levels and helping people manage type 2 diabetes.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 29, 2021 12:45 PM IST

Milk Thistle: Milk thistle is a plant that supports overall liver health. While different parts of the plant may be used to treat various health conditions, the seeds are the ones that have a protective effect on the liver and help prevent the absorption of substances that damage it. Milk Thistle seeds contain a bioflavonoid complex known as silymarin. It can help treat cirrhosis, jaundice, hepatitis gallbladder disorders, protecting heart health by lowering cholesterol levels and helping people manage type 2 diabetes.(Pixabay)

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