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The Effect of Mussels on Skin and Delicious Mussel Recipe

While mussels may not directly affect the skin, they are a rich source of protein and minerals. Proteins aid in skin cell regeneration, while minerals support healthy skin and its proper functions.


  •  500 grams of cleaned mussels
  •  2 tablespoons of olive oil
  •  2 cloves of grated garlic
  •  1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
  •  Juice of half a lemon
  •  Salt and pepper
  •  Fresh parsley or cilantro leaves (for serving)


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet.
  2. Add grated garlic to the skillet and sauté lightly.
  3. Add cleaned mussels to the skillet and sauté lightly.
  4. Sprinkle red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper over the mussels. Add lemon juice as well.
  5. Cook the mussels for about 57 minutes until they open up and the flesh becomes tender.
  6. Transfer the cooked mussels to a serving plate and garnish with fresh parsley or cilantro leaves.
  7. Serve hot and accompany with sliced lemons.

Enjoy your meal

This delicious mussel recipe provides a rich source of protein and minerals. Mussels contain nutrients that could be beneficial for healthy skin.


Individuals with mussel allergies or pregnant women should consult their doctors first. Handle fresh mussels with care and monitor the cooking time carefully.

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