■First clinical guide which addresses the key questions about practical aspects of nutrition based strategies in clinical and cosmetic dermatology
■Well structured and lavishly illustrated
■Written by international experts of the field
During the past few years, significant scientific evidence has accumulated to show that nutrition-based strategies are capable of exerting beneficial effects on the skin. This exceptional reference • describes the scientific basis for nutrition-based strategies, • summarizes the evidence that functional food for skin really works, and • addresses key practical issues regarding the use of nutrition-based strategies in clinical and cosmetic dermatology. It is anticipated that this helpful guide, written by acclaimed international experts, will become the gold standard on the role of nutrition in ensuring healthy skin. It will be of interest to a wide audience, including dermatologists, food industry staff, patients, and consumers.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » cosmetics - function food - nutritional supplement - skin aging
Related subjects » Dermatology - Internal Medicine - Medicine - Otorhinolaryngology - Pediatrics
Table of contents
THE SCIENTIFIC BASIS: Historical Aspects: From Vitamin Deficiencies to Functional Food for Skin.- Structure, Function and Nutrition of the skin.- Skin Aging.- Skin Cancer.- Skin Barrier Function.- FUNCTIONAL FOOD FOR SKIN WORKS: INTERVENTION STUDIES IN HUMANS AND ANIMAL MODELS: Botanical Antioxidants for Skin Protection: Overview.- Systemic Photoprotection by Carotenoids.- Systemic and Topical Use of Green-Tea Polyphenols for Healthy Skin.- Flavanoid-Rich Micronutrients.- Omega-3-Fatty Acids and Skin.- Probiotics for Healthy and Diseased skin.- Prebiotic Cosmetics.- Functional Dairy Products for Healthy Skin.- Micronutrients for Hair and Nail.- HOW TO USE FUNCTIONAL FOOD IN CLINICAL DERMATOLOGY:.Legal Aspects: How do Micronutrients Differ from Drugs and Medical Products.- How to Prove Efficacy of Nutrition-Based Intervention Studies for Skin.- Nutrition-Based Strategies in Clinical Dermatology: What Should I tell My Patients?.- Beauty from Inside: Nutrition-Based Strategies in Cosmetic Dermatology.- Overview About Available Products, Producers and Sources for Further Information.
Authors & Editor.
Jean Krutmann is Professor of Dermatology and Environmental Medicine and Director of the Institut für Umweltmedizinische Forschung (Institute for Environmental Medical Research) at the Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf. His field of research is dermatotoxicology and immunodermatology, with special emphasis on environmentally induced skin diseases. He is author or co-author of more than 200 papers and the recipient of various awards. Professor Philippe Humbert is Head of the Dermatology Department at Besançon University Hospital Center and manager of the center’s Skin Engineering and Biology Laboratory. He is also Vice President of the French Society of Dermatology and Chairman of the International Society for Biophysics and Imaging of the Skin. Professor Humbert has an impressive publication record on a range of topics in dermatology.
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