It seems that every day a new study is published in which some new anti-aging food holds the promise to eternal youth. Indeed, there is truth in the claim that what you eat will impact both how you look and how you feel, but don’t expect to look years younger by increasing your consumption of blueberries and salmon.

The best way to prevent premature aging is to take care of yourself. Part of taking care of yourself is eating a well-balanced, healthy, and consistent diet. Because each individual is different, what works for you may vary widely from what works for your neighbor, but with a little experimentation and a dedication to maintaining optimal health, you can find the right combination of fruits, vegetables, complex carbohydrates, and lean proteins to keep your body healthy and your mind sharp.

Even though you may not look years younger, your diet is still extremely important, so don’t eat only one or two kinds of berries, eat several. Same goes for vegetables. Eat nuts like almonds and sesame seeds. The healthiest meats are fish and chicken, but you can get protein from other sources if you do not eat meat. Dr. Roberta Gartside would be happy to speak with you about maintaining your looks with a diet catered to your individual needs.

Looking Younger

While a clean and healthy diet, plenty of exercise, and proper skin care can all help you maintain a youthful look, there comes a time in many of our lives when a little assistance is needed. Board-certified Renton plastic surgeon Dr. Roberta Gartside would be happy to discuss cosmetic surgical procedures as well as nonsurgical skin care options that can help you look and feel years younger.

For more information about cosmetic surgery in and around Reston, Virginia, please contact New Image Plastic Surgery or call (888) 730-4113 today to schedule an initial consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Gartside.