Turn back time: These fruits and veggies reverse signs of aging

Best Foods to Cheat the Signs of Aging
Let's not beat around the bush ladies -- aging has its perks, but our looks often isn't one of them. Sure, as you grow older you become a more mature, well-rounded individual with a broader perspective of life (or so we hope). But the thing is, with years of wisdom comes years of grey hair, wrinkles and a million other physical traits we can't help stressing over.

But what can we do about it? Yes, there are creams and serums -- even pills -- but do they really work? We don't actually know until we spend $30 on a bottle of anti-aging eye cream only to find out it didn't change anything besides our bank accounts.

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If you've been here (and most of us have), it may be time to go a different route. More specifically, the natural route. In case you haven't heard, there are plenty of ways things right in the comfort of your very kitchen that can help reverse signs of aging. From certain nuts, to leafy greens -- your diet is actually a great tool to help you look your best no matter your age.

With that said, we've got some of the best fruits and veggies that reverse signs of aging, and we want to share them with you. Take a look below.

1. Tomatoes

Lycopene in tomatoes (an antioxidant that can combat damage healthy cells) gets the credit for their ability to help protect against some cancers.

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2. Kale

This popular green is a major source of vitamin K, helping ward off heart disease and osteoporosis.

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3. Eggplant

The purple skin gets its anti-aging power from nasunin (a nutrient that helps fight the spread of cancerous cells).

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4. Red Bell Pepper

This immunity-boosting veggie contains 60 percent more vitamin C than its green counterpart. A study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that people with diets high in vitamin C were less prone to wrinkles.

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5. Blackberries

Rutin, a potentially lifesaving antioxidant found in high levels in this fruit, may lower the risk of heart attack or stroke.

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6. Brussel Sprouts

Brussels sprouts may help tumor-suppressing genes by blocking enzymes that promote growth.

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Turn back time: These fruits and veggies reverse signs of aging

Plain Greek yogurt

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Almond Butter

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Hard Boiled Eggs

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Cottage cheese

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Turkey jerky

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Kale Chips

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Pumpkin seeds

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Dark chocolate

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