The Ayurvedic Superfood That Could Add Years to Your Life 

Written By  Aquib Nawab, BBA

Medically Reviewed By  Dr. Sandeep Madaan, MD (Ayurveda)


Welcome to our webstory on the Ayurvedic superfoods that have the potential to extend your lifespan and promote overall well-being. In this presentation, we will explore the incredible benefits of these natural wonders and how they can contribute to a healthier and longer life. 

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1- Broccoli 

A versatile cruciferous vegetable, is not only rich in essential nutrients but also contains Nicotinamide Mononucleotide (NMN). NMN helps efficiently convert food into energy and may prevent genetic changes associated with ageing. 

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2- Indian Gooseberry (Amla) 

A long-standing reputation for promoting longevity and arresting the ageing process. Packed with powerful properties like being anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, cardio, and nephroprotective. 

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3- Turmeric 

Enriched with curcumin, is an antioxidant that has been linked to increasing lifespan. With its higher antioxidant properties and ROS scavenging activities compared to Amla, turmeric's potential health benefits are indeed golden. 

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4- Garlic 

Known for its pungent flavour and aroma, goes beyond its culinary uses. It is a potent immune booster with antiviral, antioxidant, and antibacterial properties. Aged garlic has shown the ability to prolong longevity and prevent physiological ageing. 

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5- Berries 

Cranberries, blueberries, and strawberries are jewels in the world of longevity. Rich in phytonutrients and antioxidants, these berries have been linked to extended lifespan and improved overall health. 

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6- Nuts & Seeds 

Walnuts, almonds, pine nuts, pistachios, flaxseeds, chia seeds, and sesame seeds are heart-healthy superfoods. Packed with vitamins, minerals, unsaturated fatty acids, and antioxidants, they promote heart health and reduce the risk of diseases. 

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7- Holy Basil (Tulsi) 

Used in immunity-boosting herbal formulations for centuries. Its rejuvenating properties are believed to provide energy, vigour, and vitality, making it a cherished ingredient in Ayurveda. 

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8- Red and Purple Fruits and Vegetables 

Pomegranate, plums, red bell pepper, sweet potato, and purple cabbage are just a few examples of red and purple fruits and vegetables that support heart function and fight inflammation. 

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