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Healthy Ways to Look and Feel Younger

Discover the diet and fitness secrets for fighting wrinkles, feeling energized, and looking years younger, naturally

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If you want to look and feel younger, you could trot the globe in search of the Fountain of Youth or shell out some serious cash for Botox and anti-aging elixirs. Or you could stock your fridge with antioxidant-rich fruits and veggies, switch to low-fat dairy, pick up a pair of dumbbells, and get to a Zumba class.

That’s right—the secret to smooth, glowing skin and a slim, strong physique is the same thing that’s kept you kicking since you were a kid: proper nutrition and adequate exercise. Research shows that a healthful diet can combat wrinkling, sun damage, and dry skin, while exercise can reverse the body’s aging process—even down to your DNA. (Quick, someone alert The Real Housewives!)

The following eating and exercise tips are inspired by Prevention magazine’s Defy Your Age Challenge, a 12-week diet, fitness, and skin care program tested on real women. So forget about expensive anti-aging solutions that don’t actually work—these simple youth-boosting strategies will help you turn back the clock, naturally, without the risk of losing feeling in your face.

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