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Wrinkle Prevention With Food: Dessert Recipes (1/2)
Interested in a natural way to prevent wrinkles with food? These recipes help you create healthy dessert dishes that can prevent and stop the formation of premature wrinkles and fine lines on the skin.
This recipe pairs green tea with mango to create an antioxidant-rich smoothie to fight wrinkles. See the Recipe
This smoothie is literally bursting with flavor and antioxidants, making it an excellent aid for anyone interested in natural wrinkle prevention. Wild blueberries have been shown to have the highest antioxidant capacity
of more than 20 fresh fruits and berries. What's more, the ground flaxseed this recipe calls for adds valuable omega-3 fatty acids
to this wrinkle preventing smoothie. See the Recipe
Not only are these whole wheat muffins full of flavor, they also contain ingredients that help fight wrinkles. Bananas provide vitamin C and walnuts contain ellagic acid which is a strong antioxidant. Walnuts are also rich in healthy fats that help keep the skin moist and smooth
. See the Recipe
These scrumptious muffins feature blueberries and pecans, two antioxidant powerhouse foods. Blueberries top the list of berries with the highest antioxidant capacity, and pecans—along with walnuts and chestnuts—have the highest concentration of antioxidants in the tree nut family. See the Recipe
Scientists have discovered that dark chocolate, which is what this sorbet recipe calls for, contains significant amounts of flavonoids such as catechins and procyanidins. These flavonoids are known to have significant antioxidant activity. However, the flavonoids lose much of their antioxidant power if chocolate or cocoa is consumed together with dairy. In order to maximize the antioxidant effects of chocolate, this sorbet is made with rice milk and water
instead of cow's milk. See the Recipe
This muffin recipe is a must-try for those who love muffins but are concerned about the high amount of simple carbohydrates in most muffins. This healthy muffin recipe uses for low-glycemic ingredients, including soy flour, whole wheat flour, cinnamon, and raspberries. The soy also delivers isoflavones which have powerful antioxidant properties. See the Recipe
In Scandinavia, blueberry soup is a popular treat that can be served warm as an appetizer or chilled as a dessert. But the benefits of blueberry soup extend far beyond its culinary use. Due to their high concentration of anthocyanins, blueberries contribute to the health of the collagen matrix by neutralizing enzymes that destroy connective tissue
and by scavenging free radicals. The anthocyanins also enhance the effects of the vitamin C contained in blueberries. See the Recipe
This recipe combines apples and raspberries, two great sources of the bioflavonoid quercetin. The molecular structure of quercetin is particularly well suited for scavenging free radicals, making this nutrient an excellent wrinkle fighter. Also the vitamin C found in apples and raspberries helps protect the skin and keep it supple and smooth. See the Recipe
This dessert is a cinch to prepare, and it contains only 95 calories! It is also a great dessert for people concerned about wrinkles due to the high concentration of the flavonoid quercetin found in apples. The molecular structure of quercetin is particularly well suited for scavenging free radicals, which makes this nutrient an excellent wrinkle fighter. See the Recipe
These delicious muffins deliver amino acids necessary for tissue repair. Thanks to the carrots, these muffins are also rich in beta-carotene, an important weapon in the war against wrinkles. See the Recipe
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