Protect Your Skin with This Healthy Candy

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Jan 222014
 

The best 100-calorie splurge to protect your skin may be a little candy indulgence that acts like built-in sunscreen: dark chocolate.

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Just remember to make sure the dark chocolate is raw or cold pressed and contains upwards of 70% cacao or it loses its antioxidants and nutrient density!

In a recent study, people who snacked on a tiny bit — just 100 calories — of flavonoid-rich dark chocolate every day seemed to be more protected from ultraviolet (UV) radiation by the end of the 12-week study. Continue reading »

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