A 42-YEAR-OLD has revealed her favorite food for its effective anti-aging properties.
Not only is it delicious, but it also helps boost your collagen levels and lifespan, she said.
Tiktok/melaniesandford18Melly, a health influencer, shared her favorite food to combat aging[/caption]
Melly (@melaniesandford18) shared the video with over 370,000 TikTok followers.
She snacked on a cup full of pomegranate seeds as she explained its beneficial properties.
“Did you know pomegranates are one of the best anti-aging foods you can eat?” she said.
She explained pomegranate seeds contain a compound called Punicaligins, which help to prevent the breakdown of collagen in the skin.
On top of that, the seeds also contain ellagitannins, molecules convert to Urolithin A, a compound that improves the mitochondria and cellular health.
The seeds boast a variety of other benefits, such as slowing down cancer cell growth, fighting infections, and improving heart health.
People took to the comments to share their thoughts on her advice.
Many were curious about the dosage they needed to consume to benefit.
“So how much do you need to eat them and how long for to start seeing results?” asked a commenter.
“One cup per day is an ideal amount,” Melly advised.
Others agreed the fruit was great and recommended it to their peers.
“LOVE pomegranate seeds. Much better than biting into an onion!” said one viewer.
Tiktok/melaniesandford18She revealed there were a variety of benefits to pomegranate seeds[/caption]