There is nothing wrong with having a sweet treat every now and then. In fact, there are some treats that are great for the skin. Below are just a few of the many delicious sweets that can help keep the skin healthy and radiant:
Chocolate Avocado Mousse
Chocolate is packed with antioxidants. Antioxidants help neutralize free radicals, which are compounds that can accelerate the aging process. Additionally, avocado has been shown to reduce inflammation. The ingredients needed to make chocolate avocado mousse are two ounces of unsweetened chocolate, one avocado, two teaspoons of maple syrup and two teaspoons of vanilla extract.
It is very simple to make chocolate avocado mousse. All one has to do is microwave the chocolate in a bowl until it is melted. After the chocolate has melted, the remaining ingredients should be mixed in using the hand processor.
Strawberries are also packed with antioxidants that can help keep the skin glowing. They have also been shown to protect against heart disease, cancer, arthritis and gout. Chocolate and strawberries are the only ingredients needed to make chocolate-covered strawberries.
Yogurt is rich in zinc. Zinc has been shown to help treat many skin conditions including acne. Yogurt can also help boost the immune system and protect against heart disease.
Bananas are an excellent source of potassium. Potassium has been shown to protect against skin cancer. Reduced fat vanilla wafers, fat-free milk, cool whip and sugar-free vanilla pudding are the ingredients needed to make this delicious treat.
Eating healthy does not mean that one has to completely give up sweets. Chocolate Avocado Mousse,
Chocolate-covered strawberries, yogurt and banana pudding are just a few of the many delicious, skin-friendly desserts.