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Dessert Recipes Featuring Cervical Cancer Preventing Ingredients

Looking for delicious dessert recipes that are suitable for women who are looking for natural ways to prevent cervical cancer? In this section, you'll find a variety of dessert recipes that call for foods that are cram-full of anti-cancer nutrients. Bon appetit!

Tip: Before you unleash the culinary guru in you and delve into the anti-cervical-cancer dessert recipes below, make sure you have previously read the page Diet for Cervical Cancer Prevention and the page Best Foods for Fighting Cervical Cancer which provide more general information about the nutritional approach to combating cervical cancer.

Rice Pudding with Blueberry Sauce

This rice pudding recipe calls for brown rice, which is a healthy alternative to the more common white rice. Furthermore, this pudding is dairy-free, which makes the antioxidants in the accompanying blueberry sauce more available to your body. Blueberries are among the best dietary sources of antioxidants, but consuming milk together with these pleasantly tart berries has been shown to decrease their antioxidant capacity.
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Scandinavian Blueberry Soup

In the Scandinavian countries, , 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. In a laboratory test conducted by USDA researchers, wild blueberries were ranked number one in terms of antioxidant capacity over 40 other tested fruits, berries, and vegetables. The antioxidant activity of wild blueberries was shown to be even stronger than that of cranberries, raspberries, strawberries, plums, or cultivated blueberries.
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Low-Fat Apple and Raspberry Crumble

Not only does this divine dessert tempt your taste buds, it also makes a healthy alternative to many other desserts. The apples and raspberries featured in this crumble are among the best natural sources of quercetin, a bioflavonoid that has strong anti-cancer and antioxidant properties.
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Apple Slices with Cinnamon

This dessert is a cinch to prepare, and it contains only 95 calories! But that's not the only reason why you might want to treat your taste buds to this wonderful dessert: apples are supercharged with health protecting phytochemicals, and a number of studies have associated an increased consumption of apples with a reduced risk of several types of cancer. Furthermore, laboratory tests have found apples to exert strong antioxidant activity and inhibit cancer cell proliferation.
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Buckwheat Pancakes with Papaya Purée

Buckwheat is packed with rutin, a bioflavonoid with strong antioxidant properties, while papaya contains beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin. Beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin are carotenoids that have been associated with lower rates of HPV infection. Experts believe that consuming just one papaya per week could already reduce a woman's risk of contracting cervical cancer.
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Buckwheat Crepes with Prune Compote

A study, which assessed the antioxidant capacity of a wide range of fresh and dried fruit and vegetables using the so-called Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) methodology, ranked prunes the #1 food in terms of antioxidant potential. Also buckwheat is rich in antioxidants.
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Green Tea Mango Blast

Here's a wonderful recipe that pairs green tea with mango to create a delicious smoothie that is naturally rich in antioxidant and anti-cancer compounds.
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Raspberry Blueberry Smoothie

This smoothie combines blueberries and raspberries, two delicious berries that are at the top of the list of anti-cancer foods.
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Antioxidant Muffins

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.
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Carrot Muffins

You may already know that carrots aid eyesight, but did you know that they are also an excellent anti-cancer vegetable? Carrots contain falcarinol—a compound that has been shown to inhibit the development of cancer.
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Nettle Crêpes with Raspberries

Don't worry about this dish stinging your mouth; the nettle in these crepes will only do you good. Young, cooked stinging nettle shoots are perfectly edible, and they are packed with antioxidants and flavonoids. To maximize the health promoting properties of these crepes, serve them with fresh raspberries; raspberries contain ellagic acid, an extraordinary compound that has been shown to act as a potent anti-carcinogen, anti-mutagen, and inhibitor of cancer.
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Chocolate Cake

Scientists have found that people who eat beans and other legumes frequently have a significantly lower risk of many types of cancer. Guess what? Eating a piece of this chocolate cake can help you fulfill your body's quota for beans: black beans are a key ingredient in this flourless cake! What's more, this recipe calls for dark, unsweetened cocoa powder—the kind of cocoa that has been shown to possess strong antioxidant properties.
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Quinoa Crepes with Applesauce

If your goal is to reduce your risk of developing cervical cancer, it is best to choose low glycemic foods, such as these quinoa crepes, over high glycemic foods. High glycemic foods break down quickly, causing rapid fluctuations in blood glucose and insulin levels. Foods that have a high GI rating have been linked to the development of several types of cancer, including colorectal, endometrial, thyroid, breast, pancreatic, and ovarian cancer. This link is believed to be a related to the ability of high glycemic foods to stimulate the production of the hormones insulin and insulin-like growth factor (IGF), which can stimulate tumor proliferation, progression, and spreading within the body.
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Want More Recipes?

For more recipes that may help lower your odds of developing cervical cancer, go to the main recipe directory of's Guide to Preventing Cervical Cancer.