Book 2011

Nutrition for Healthy Skin

Strategies for Clinical and Cosmetic Practice


ISBN: 978-3-642-12263-7 (Print) 978-3-642-12264-4 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Nutrition and Skin: The Scientific Basis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-13

      Cutaneous Changes in Nutritional Diseases

    3. Chapter

      Pages 15-24

      Skin Aging

    4. Chapter

      Pages 25-33

      Non-melanoma Skin Cancer

    5. Chapter

      Pages 35-48

      Skin Barrier Function

  3. Functional Food for Skin Works: Intervention Studies in Humans and Animal Models

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 49-49

    2. Chapter

      Pages 51-63

      Botanical Antioxidants for Skin Protection: An Overview

    3. Chapter

      Pages 65-70

      Systemic Photoprotection by Carotenoids

    4. Chapter

      Pages 71-83

      Systemic and Topical Use of Green Tea Polyphenols for Healthy Skin

    5. Chapter

      Pages 85-90

      Flavonoid-Rich Nutrients for the Skin

    6. Chapter

      Pages 91-107

      Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Skin

    7. Chapter

      Pages 109-117

      Potential Benefits of Soy for Skin, Hair, and Nails

    8. Chapter

      Pages 119-128

      Photoprotection by Nicotinamide

    9. Chapter

      Pages 129-135

      Probiotics and Regulation of Immune Responses

    10. Chapter

      Pages 137-147

      Prebiotic Cosmetics

    11. Chapter

      Pages 149-163

      Micronutrients for Hair and Nails

  4. How to use Functional Food in Clinical Dermatology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 165-165

    2. Chapter

      Pages 167-180

      Legal Aspects: How Do Food Supplements Differ from Drugs, Medical Devices, and Cosmetic Products?

    3. Chapter

      Pages 181-188

      How to Prove Safety and Efficacy in Nutrition-Based intervention Studies for Human Skin

    4. Chapter

      Pages 189-196

      Beauty from Inside: Nutrition-Based Strategies in Cosmetic Dermatology

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 197-208