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Bioactive Dietary Factors and Plant Extracts in Dermatology

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  • Reviews the role dietary supplements play in the treatment and prevention of skin cancer and dermal damage due to aging and solar exposure
  • Provides today's most state-of-the-art knowledge in the field
  • Written by experts working on all aspects of supplementation, foods, and plant extracts that impact nutrition and skin health
  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

Part of the book series: Nutrition and Health (NH)

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The role of Bioactive Dietary Factors and Plant Extracts in Preventive Dermatology provides current and concise scientific appraisal of the efficacy of foods, nutrients, herbs, and dietary supplements in preventing dermal damage and cancer as well as improving skin health.  This important new volume reviews and presents new hypotheses and conclusions on the effects of different bioactive foods and their components derived particularly from vegetables, fruits, and herbs.  Primary emphasis is on treatment and prevention of dermal damage focusing on skin cancers with significant health care costs and mortality. Bioactive Dietary Factors and Plant Extracts in Preventive Dermatology brings together expert clinicians and researchers working on the different aspects of supplementation, foods, and plant extracts and nutrition and skin health. Their expertise provides the most current knowledge in the field and will serve as the foundation for advancing future research. 

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Table of contents (49 chapters)

  1. Overview

  2. Dietary Nutrients and Skin

  3. Dietary Nutrients and Skin

  4. Plant and plant components and skin care

  5. Dietary components and skin health

Editors and Affiliations

  • University of Arizona Mel and, Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Division of Health Promotion Sciences, Tuscon, USA

    Ronald Ross Watson

  • Division of Health Promotion Sciences, Mel and Enid Zuckerman, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

    Sherma Zibadi

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Bioactive Dietary Factors and Plant Extracts in Dermatology

  • Editors: Ronald Ross Watson, Sherma Zibadi

  • Series Title: Nutrition and Health

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-62703-167-7

  • Publisher: Humana Totowa, NJ

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-62703-166-0Published: 27 November 2012

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-1-4939-5983-9Published: 23 August 2016

  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-62703-167-7Published: 28 November 2012

  • Series ISSN: 2628-197X

  • Series E-ISSN: 2628-1961

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XXV, 544

  • Topics: Clinical Nutrition, Nutrition, Public Health, General Practice / Family Medicine, Food Science

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