Bioactive Dietary Factors and Plant Extracts in Dermatology

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Ronald Ross Watson, Sherma Zibadi
Springer Science & Business Media, Nov 28, 2012 - Medical - 544 pages
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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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Contents

Part II Dietary Nutrients and Skin
60
Part III Plant and Plant Components and Skin Care
90
Part IV Dietary Components and Skin Health
134
Part V Essential Nutrients and Skin Cancer
226
Part VI Dietary Components and Skin Cancer
276
Part VII Plants and Plant Components and Noncancerous Skin Diseases
389
Index
531
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