Nutrition and Foods for Skin Health

  • Gülsüm Akalın Niğde Ömer Halisdemir Hospital, Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Nigde, Turkey
  • Zeliha Selamoglu Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Nigde Ömer Halisdemir University, Nigde, Turkey
Keywords: Antioxidants, Nutritional Status, Oxidative Stress

Abstract

Various medicinally uses of the natural foods as well as edibility of them caused attraction a huge attention for several pharmacological activities include antioxidants, antibiotics and antineoplastic activity. Aging is a major risk factor in the change of convert skin structure and function might also directly affect skin appearance. Age-related disorders in the skin health are a consequence of the accumulation of cellular damage and reduced activity of protective stress response pathways leading to low-grade systemic inflammation and oxidative stress. There is increasing evidence that consumption of a variety of phenolic compounds present in natural foods may lower the risk of serious health disorders because of their antioxidant activity, amongst other mechanisms. This mini review reports the importance of the natural foods and nutritional status in the maintenance of healthy skin in human.

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Published
2019-08-31
How to Cite
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Akalın G, Selamoglu Z. Nutrition and Foods for Skin Health. J Pharm Care. 7(1-2):31-33.
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Review Article(s)