About this book
- 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
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.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » Antioxidants - Basal Cell Carcinoma - Bioactive Dietary Factors - Botanicals - Dermal Damage - Dermal Health - Dietary Supplements - Melanoma - Nutrient Supplements - Oxidative Stress - Rosacea - Skin Cancer - UV Irradiation - Vitamins
Related subjects » Food Science & Nutrition - Medicine - Public Health