The Huffington Post put together a list of 11 food that will age you if consumed frequently. Find out if you're making yourself look older by what you eat.
Too much sugar in the body attaches itself to collagen, which makes the skin look stiff and inflexible.
Excess trans fats produce a similar reaction in the body as sugar by clogging and stiffening arteries and smaller blood vessels, making the skin look stiff and inflexible.
Salt dehydrates the body, leaving you looking tired and worn out.
The sugar in candy causes the body to become inflamed, which can make the skin look old and wrinkled.
According to WebMD, eating too many carbs can damage the collagen and fibers in your skin.
A drink a day isn't bad, but consuming too much alcohol dehydrates your body and results in redness, puffiness, loss of collagen and wrinkles.
Coffee and other caffeinated products and beverages also dehydrate the body, leaving you fatigued-looking.
Soda also tends to dehydrate the body, leaving you looking tired.
Energy drinks cause eight times as much damage to your teeth enamel than soda does, leaving them looking yellow and generally unhealthy.
Fried foods also contribute to collagen breakdown in the skin, making it wrinkled and worn out.
Artificial sweeteners such as aspartame have been associated with headaches and joint pain. They also can make you crave sweets.
For more information on foods that will prematurely age you, visit The Huffington Post.
A Santa Maria woman is being treated at the hospital for what police are calling serious stab wounds.
The Santa Paula Unified School District has declared a "Heat Day" for Monday September 26, 2016.
The community is mourning philanthropist Jack Nadel.
Jack Nadel's wife Julie broke the news late Saturday afternoon.
A man is in critical condition and a suspect is in custody following a vehicle theft and stabbing in Pismo Beach on Saturday evening.
Five people were hurt after a single vehicle rollover crash near Highway 101 at the El Capitan on-ramp.
The Concert Across America is Sunday night at the Arlington Theatre.
A man is in critical condition after police say someone stabbed him several times in Pismo Beach yesterday. A suspect has been arrested and is facing Attempted Murder charges.
The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence marquee at the Arlington Theatre came down on Sunday night after a sold out show.
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Four women and one man were shot and killed at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, Washington, on September 23.
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Here's a look at some of the celebrities we've lost so far in 2016.
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