Turn back the clock with these foods
Try some traditional Indian cuisine that offers spicy curries and amazing flavour combinations with many health benefits. The Indian dishes are prepared by talented chefs who have thorough understanding of ways to make these ancient dishes thrive by incorporating local produce. An ingredient utilised extensively on this delicious menu is yoghurt which is rich in calcium and helps stave off osteoporosis. It also contains good bacteria that will assist in maintaining your overall health and help diminish age-related intestinal illnesses. Order the chicken tikka marinated in yoghurt and mint sauce or the Korma, a tasty combination of fresh veggies, cooked in yoghurt, cream, nuts and exotic spices. Even try dipping your fresh Naan bread in the yoghurt sauce with shaved cucumber.
Where: 101 Kennedy Drive, Tweed Heads, NSW, 2485
This is a family owned, little slice of Mexico right in the heart of Kingscliff. They have an amazing Mexican chef who has true understanding of the authenticity of flavour combinations to create the perfect menu. At Baja Cantina, you have the option to dine in or take away. They regularly have live music to compliment the amazing Mexican beverages you can enjoy from their fully equipped bar. They also have open mic nights for your entertainment which go hand in hand with a flagon of their refreshing Sangria. If you’re all about health and wellbeing choose the succulent fish taco, burrito or enchilada packed with fleshy and omega-rich fish. Fish has major anti-ageing properties because it’s packed with good fats that will protect you from abnormal heart rhythms and high cholesterol. The good news is this red wine based beverage consumed in moderation will assist in protecting you from diabetes and age-related memory loss. Research has shown red wine contains a chemical called resveratrol, a compound that works to activate your genes and slow cellular ageing.
Where: 22 Marine Parade, Kingscliff, NSW, 2487
If you love an extensive menu, the Blue Owl Cafe & Restaurant is the perfect combination of modern Australian cuisine with seafood and international inroads. They incorporate the freshest local produce and their meals have ingredients that will give your body the nutrients it craves. Green lipped mussels are a food on the Blue Owl Cafe & Restaurant menu that have recently been proven to provide countless body benefits. Due to their anti-inflammatory and joint protecting properties they are used to treat arthritis and other pains in the body that become more prevalent with age. This native New Zealand mussel is also found in capsule form for osteoarthritis patients. Order one or half a kilo of fresh chilli and garlic green lipped mussels in white wine sauce at The Blue Owl Cafe & Restaurant with crusty bread for a delicious and beneficial meal. Nuts and salmon are also famous for their anti-ageing properties and will improve your skin, hair and nails. Tantalise your tastebuds with the coconut poached salmon and bok choy, dill yoghurt and rice or the pumpkin, walnut and brie salad. You will not leave here unsatisfied.
Where: 129 Wharf Street, Tweed Heads, NSW, 2485
Where do you enjoy anti-ageing meals on the Tweed Coast?