Nutritional Cosmetics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780815520290, 9780815520306

Nutritional Cosmetics

1st Edition

Beauty from Within

Editors: Aaron Tabor Robert M. Blair
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815520290
eBook ISBN: 9780815520306
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 23rd June 2009
Page Count: 584
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Table of Contents

Part 1. The Biology of Healthy and Aging Skin
1. Structure and Function of the Skin
2. Overview of the Structure & Function of Ethnic Skin
3. The Effects of Aging of Skin
4. Premature Aging of Skin from Environmental Assaults

Part 2. Beauty from the Inside and the Outside
5. Natural Products Work in Multiple Ways

Part 3. Micronutrient Support for Beautiful Hair & Skin
6. Bioavailability and Skin Bioefficacy of Vitamin C and E
7. Zinc, Selenium, and Skin Health: Overview of Their Biochemical and Physiological Functions

Part 4. Protect Your Skin With Natural Anti-Oxidants
8. Botanical Antioxidants for Protection Against Damage from Sunlight
9. The Antioxidant Benefits of Oral Carotenoids for Protecting the Skin Against Photoaging
10. Inhibitory Effects of Coenzyme Q10 on Skin Aging
11. The Benefits of Antioxidant-Rich Fruits on Skin Health
12. Olive Fruit Extracts for Skin Health
13. Enhancing the Skin’s Natural Antioxidant Enzyme System by the Supplementation or Upregulation of Superoxide Dismutase, Catalase, and Glutathione Peroxidase

Part 5. Supporting A Solid Foundation For Firmer Skin
14. Dermal Connective Tissue as the Foundation for Healthy Looking Skin
15. Amino Acids & Peptides: Building Blocks For Skin Proteins
16. Natural Products Supporting the Extracellular Matrix: Rice Ceramide and Other Plant Extracts for Skin Health
17. Asiaticoside Supports Collagen Production for Firmer Skin

Part 6. Natural Moisturizers For Smoother Skin
18. Proper Skin Hydration and Barrier Function
19. Food-Derived Materials Improving Skin Cell Health for Smoother Skin

Part 7. Natural Support for a Healthier Complexion
20. A Whey Protein Complex for Skin Beauty from the Inside Out
21. Nature Knows Best – Where Nature and Beauty Meet
22. Probiotics for Skin Benefits
23. The Beauty of Soy for Skin, Hair, and Nails

Part 8. Natural Protection from Photocarcinogenesis
24. Green Tea and Skin Cancer: Immunological Modulation and DNA Repair
25. Silibinin in Skin Health: Efficiency and Mechanism of Action


Description

Part 1. The Biology of Healthy and Aging Skin
1. Structure and Function of the Skin
2. Overview of the Structure & Function of Ethnic Skin
3. The Effects of Aging of Skin
4. Premature Aging of Skin from Environmental Assaults

Part 2. Beauty from the Inside and the Outside
5. Natural Products Work in Multiple Ways

Part 3. Micronutrient Support for Beautiful Hair & Skin
6. Bioavailability and Skin Bioefficacy of Vitamin C and E
7. Zinc, Selenium, and Skin Health: Overview of Their Biochemical and Physiological Functions

Part 4. Protect Your Skin With Natural Anti-Oxidants
8. Botanical Antioxidants for Protection Against Damage from Sunlight
9. The Antioxidant Benefits of Oral Carotenoids for Protecting the Skin Against Photoaging
10. Inhibitory Effects of Coenzyme Q10 on Skin Aging
11. The Benefits of Antioxidant-Rich Fruits on Skin Health
12. Olive Fruit Extracts for Skin Health
13. Enhancing the Skin’s Natural Antioxidant Enzyme System by the Supplementation or Upregulation of Superoxide Dismutase, Catalase, and Glutathione Peroxidase

Part 5. Supporting A Solid Foundation For Firmer Skin
14. Dermal Connective Tissue as the Foundation for Healthy Looking Skin
15. Amino Acids & Peptides: Building Blocks For Skin Proteins
16. Natural Products Supporting the Extracellular Matrix: Rice Ceramide and Other Plant Extracts for Skin Health
17. Asiaticoside Supports Collagen Production for Firmer Skin

Part 6. Natural Moisturizers For Smoother Skin
18. Proper Skin Hydration and Barrier Function
19. Food-Derived Materials Improving Skin Cell Health for Smoother Skin

Part 7. Natural Support for a Healthier Complexion
20. A Whey Protein Complex for Skin Beauty from the Inside Out
21. Nature Knows Best – Where Nature and Beauty Meet
22. Probiotics for Skin Benefits
23. The Beauty of Soy for Skin, Hair, and Nails

Part 8. Natural Protection from Photocarcinogenesis
24. Green Tea and Skin Cancer: Immunological Modulation and DNA Repair
25. Silibinin in Skin Health: Efficiency and Mechanism of Action

Key Features

  • Reviews the most-popular and most-researched nutricosmetic ingredients
  • Presents information specifically about the benefits of ingredients consumed orally for skin health
  • Considers the benefits of whey protein, rosemary, soy – and green tea and milk thistle, specifically, for protection against sun damage and photocarcinogenesis
  • Provides information on antioxidants, incl: potential benefits of botanical antioxidants; carotenoids; coenzyme Q10; healthy fruits; olive fruit; and natural enzymes

Readership

Personal care and cosmetics industry scientists and marketers, ingredient suppliers, nutraceutical, food, and beverage companies, dermatologists, nutritionists


Details

No. of pages:
584
Language:
English
Copyright:
© William Andrew 2009
Published:
Imprint:
William Andrew
eBook ISBN:
9780815520306
Hardcover ISBN:
9780815520290

Reviews

"This interesting book, divided in 7 parts and 25 chapters, reports the more innovative research on nutrients for which there is evidence of benefits for the skin from within…. May be useful to the daily work of Dermatologists, Plastic Surgeons, Cosmetic Chemists, Nutritionists and all Scientists from the Chemical, Biological and Medical Communities that wish a  deeper understanding of the significance of nutricosmetics for today’s health."--The Journal of Applied Cosmetology


About the Editors

Aaron Tabor Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

MD, CEO and Medical Research Director of Physicians Laboratories, North Carolina, USA.

Robert M. Blair Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Manager, Physicians Laboratories, North Carolina, USA.