6 Drinks that Fight Age

By Self Magazine

These six drinks fight aging. See what they are and when to down them.

WATER
When to Drink: At the Alarm

Guzzle water, Dr. Lodge suggests. Hydrating will help beat that groggy feeling and make your skin look its glowy best (both now and later in life), says David E. Bank, M.D., a dermatologist in Mount Kisco, New York.

   

Avocados help fight signs of ageing, and work wonders for your skin and hair. They help lower cholesterol levels, and contain mono-saturated fatty acids that are good for the cardiovascular system.... more 
Avocados help fight signs of ageing, and work wonders for your skin and hair. They help lower cholesterol levels, and contain mono-saturated fatty acids that are good for the cardiovascular system. less 
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COFFEE
When to Drink
: At Breakfast

Coffee may help your heart and (if you take it black) metabolism, and it reduces risk for some types of cancer, studies show.

GREEN TEA
When to Drink:
At Lunch

Sip tea. Green kick-starts metabolism and can help fend off breast cancer, says Jonathan R. Cole, M.D., medical director of the California Health and Longevity Institute. Black may lower blood pressure, research from the University of Western Australia suggests.

HOT COCOA
When to Drink:
P.M. Snack

Hot cocoa (have it over ice if you can't take the heat) has more antioxidants than does coffee, red wine or green tea, a study from Cornell University reveals. Great for your heart and skin.

RED WINE
When to Drink:
At dinner

Enjoy a glass of red wine: Piceatannol, a compound your body makes when you drink vino, could stunt fat-cell growth (woot!), the Journal of Biological Chemistry reports.

MILK
When to Drink:
Before Bed

Grab milk-your skeleton will love the calcium, and your muscles will love the protein. You'll wake up even stronger.

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