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Breakfast Recipes for Skin Cancer Prevention

Kick off your morning with these super healthy breakfast dishes, and your skin will thank you! The breakfast recipes below feature some of the best skin cancer preventing foods, including blueberries, raspberries, oats, and red grapes.

But first, before you dive into the world of skin cancer preventing breakfast recipes, be sure to check out the section Diet for Preventing Skin Cancer and the section Foods for Fighting Skin Cancer of this online guide, if you haven't already done so. The diet and food sections of this guide provide more general information about how what you eat affects your skin cancer risk.

Dairy-Free Blueberry Muesli

Blueberries are one of the greatest health foods of all time and a great anti-cancer food. In a laboratory test conducted by USDA researchers, wild blueberries were shown to have the highest Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) rating of more than 20 fruits and berries. ORAC is a measure of the antioxidant capacity of foods. 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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Oat and Buckwheat Muesli with Pears and Grapes

Eating a bowl of this super healthy muesli for breakfast is a superb way to start a day off right. The red grapes featured in this breakfast dish contain resveratrol and quercetin which natural substances with strong antioxidant and anti-cancer activity.
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Oat and Wheat Germ Muesli with Apples

Wheat germ is an excellent source of vitamin E and a superb source of selenium and zinc. All of these nutrients play an important role in the antioxidant system of the body. Also the oats featured in this super healthy muesli have anti-cancer qualities: they contain avenanthramides, unique antioxidants that have shown early promise against cancer.
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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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Original Bircher Muesli

Muesli was developed as a health food by the Swiss Physician Maximilian Bircher-Brenner towards the end of the 19th century. This is the original muesli recipe Mr Bircher-Benner recommended to his patients.
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Low Glycemic Raspberry Muffins

This muffin recipe is a must-try for those who love muffins but are concerned about the high glycemic rating of most muffins. This recipe calls for some of the lowest glycemic muffin batter ingredients, including whole wheat flour, soy flour, and raspberries. The soy and raspberries featured in these muffins also contain isoflavones and ellagic acid, respectively, which have strong anti-oxidant properties.
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Want More Recipes?

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