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Dessert Recipes for Stopping Hair Loss

Get inspiration from our collection of dessert recipes for people who want to put a stop to hair loss! Not only do these dessert dishes contain foods that help prevent hair loss, they are also full of flavor and a easy to prepare.

Each recipe description below explains why the relevant dessert dish may be particularly good for people who suffer from hair loss. If you want to find out more about the hair loss preventing properties of different foods and nutrients, check out our diet tips for hair loss prevention as well as our list of the best foods for hair loss prevention.

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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Chocolate Sorbet

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.

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Raspberry Banana Smoothie

This mouthwatering smoothie is packed with both flavor and nutrients. It is supercharged with several nutrients that have been associated with healthy hair, including vitamin C, vitamin B3, folate, and copper.

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Melon and Green Tea Smoothie

This refreshing smoothie is ideal for hot summer days. But it is also great for anyone who is battling with thinning hair as it contains plenty of vitamin C, beta-carotene, and zinc.

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Buckwheat Crepes with Bananas

Buckwheat is rich in protein, and the protein it boasts consists of all eight essential amino acids, all of which are needed for healthy hair. These crepes are also rich in hair health promoting vitamins and minerals, including iron, vitamin B2, vitamin B

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Carrot Muffins

These delicious muffins deliver amino acids necessary for healthy hair as well as copper and iron. As an added bonus, the carrots featured in these muffins contain antioxidants.

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Carob Pudding

Carob flour is loaded with iron which carries oxygen to the hair and which can therefore help prevent hair loss. Also vitamin B6, which is abundant in carob, helps prevent abnormal hair loss. Also the millet featured in this sweet pudding is crammed full of nutrients that promote healthy hair, including B vitamins, zinc, silica, and iron.

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Millet Pancakes with Prune Compote

Millet is more than an alternative to the more common grains. It is crammed full of nutrients that promote healthy hair, including zinc, B vitamins, and iron. It is also one of the best dietary sources of silica. Silica is an important component of hair, and an adequate intake of silica is thought to prevent baldness and stimulate hair growth. Also the prunes featured in this dessert help maintain strong hair due to their high concentration of B vitamins, copper, iron, and zinc.

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Banana Cantaloupe Smoothie

The delicious combination of buttermilk, banana and cantaloupe in this smoothie packs a powerful punch of beta-carotene and vitamin C, two important antioxidants that help prevent hair loss.

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Whole Wheat Brownies

Cocoa is an ingredient in many shampoos and other hair care products, but the benefits of cocoa and chocolate on hair health may go beyond the topical use of this delicious treat. Scientists have found the seeds of the cacao plant to contain significant amounts of flavonoids which have shown strong anti-oxidant activity. Dark chocolate powder is also a good source of copper and iron which are crucial for healthy hair.

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Low-Fat Apple and Raspberry Crumble

Oats, the basis of this divine dessert, are highly nutritious and an excellent source of B vitamins, zinc and copper, some of the most important micronutrients for maintaining healthy hair, skin, and nails. The apples and raspberries featured in this crumble provide antioxidant protection.

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Apple Slices with Cinnamon

This dessert is a cinch to prepare, and it contains only 95 calories! It is also a great dessert for people who want to maintain healthy hair. Apples contain vitamin C which is required for the synthesis of collagen, which in turn supports hair follicles and keeps blood vessels in the scalp healthy.

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Green Tea Mango Blast

This recipe combines mango with green team to create an antioxidant-rich smoothie to fight hair loss.

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Nettle Crêpes with Raspberries

There's no need to worry about this dessert dish stinging you; the nettle in these crepes will only do you good. Young, cooked stinging nettle shoots are perfectly edible, and they are packed with iron, providing more than four times the iron found in spinach. Iron carries oxygen to the hair, and an inadequate intake of this important mineral may cause the hair follicles to starve of oxygen. Depleted iron stores are one of the most common causes of hair loss in pre-menopausal women.

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Green Tea and Pineapple Smoothie

This recipe pairs green tea with pineapple to create a delicious and highly nutritious smoothie to strengthen your hair.

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Chocolate Cake

This chocolate cake has a surprising ingredient: black beans! Black beans are a valuable vegetable source of protein which is necessary for normal hair growth. The dark chocolate powder this recipe calls for is also rich in flavonoids which have been shown to possess strong antioxidant activities. What's more, dark cocoa powder is a good source of copper and iron, both of which are essential for healthy hair.

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Quinoa Crepes with Applesauce

Quinoa, which is low in calories, is packed with protein. Furthermore, not only is quinoa high in protein, but the protein it boasts contains all eight essential amino acids, all of which are required for normal tissue growth and repair. What's more, quinoa is rich in copper and iron. The applesauce this recipe calls for contains compounds that promote collagen synthesis, which helps maintain the health of the hair follicles.

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