Nutrition for Healthy Skin

Strategies for Clinical and Cosmetic Practice

  • Jean Krutmann
  • Philippe Humbert

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Nutrition and Skin: The Scientific Basis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Matthias Schmuth, Peter O. Fritsch
      Pages 3-13
    3. Jean Krutmann
      Pages 15-24
    4. Mark Berneburg
      Pages 25-33
    5. Peter M. Elias, Joan S. Wakefield
      Pages 35-48
  3. Functional Food for Skin Works: Intervention Studies in Humans and Animal Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. Farrukh Afaq, Hasan Mukhtar
      Pages 51-63
    3. Wilhelm Stahl
      Pages 65-70
    4. Aton M. Holzer, Nabiha Yusuf, Brandon Tisdale, Santosh K. Katiyar, Craig A. Elmets
      Pages 71-83
    5. Wilhelm Stahl
      Pages 85-90
    6. Suzanne Margaret Pilkington, Lesley Elizabeth Rhodes
      Pages 91-107
    7. Robert M. Blair, Aaron Tabor
      Pages 109-117
    8. Diona L. Damian, Gary M. Halliday
      Pages 119-128
    9. Josette Péguet-Navarro
      Pages 129-135
    10. Rainer Simmering, Roland Breves
      Pages 137-147
    11. E. Haneke, Robert Baran
      Pages 149-163
  4. How to use Functional Food in Clinical Dermatology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Christiane Montastier, Sophie Mac-Mary, Jean Krutmann, Philippe Humbert
      Pages 181-188
    3. Philippe Humbert, D. Binda, S. Robin, Jean Krutmann
      Pages 189-196
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 197-208

About this book


During the past few years, significant scientific evidence has accumulated to show that nutrition-based strategies are capable of exerting beneficial effects on the skin. This exceptional reference • describes the scientific basis for nutrition-based strategies, • summarizes the evidence that functional food for skin really works, and • addresses key practical issues regarding the use of nutrition-based strategies in clinical and cosmetic dermatology. It is anticipated that this helpful guide, written by acclaimed international experts, will become the gold standard on the role of nutrition in ensuring healthy skin. It will be of interest to a wide audience, including dermatologists, food industry staff, patients, and consumers.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Jean Krutmann
    • 1
  • Philippe Humbert
    • 2
  1. 1.Inst. Umweltmedizinische Forschung (IUF)Universität DüsseldorfDüsseldorfGermany
  2. 2.Service Dermatologie et, Medecine VasculaireCHU BesanconBesanconFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer- Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-12263-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-12264-4
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