Mushrooms – For Anti-Aging.
Mushrooms contain vitamin D. Vitamin D has the effect of lengthening what are known as ‘telomeres’ found on the ends of your cells. These act as ‘caps’ on either end of the DNA and are there so that we can lose some of the ends of our DNA without it effecting our health. This is why we don’t start deteriorating until we reach a certain age and by using vitamin D to lengthen these, we might be able to buy ourselves a little more time on the clock!
Vitamin D is also very important for regulating hormones and can help to ensure that you have the right balance of anabolic hormones to help rebuild and repair the tissues in your body. And we all know the effect that a hormone imbalance can have on skin… remember being a teenager?
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