Nutrition and Skin: Lessons for Anti-Aging, Beauty and Healthy Skin

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Apostolos Pappas
Springer New York, Sep 18, 2014 - Medical - 228 pages

The book will educate and decode the role of vitamins, essential fatty acids and other nutraceuticals on skin health and their tremendous impact to the current needs of the skin care industry. Focus on conditions, as acne, dermatitis, dry scaly skin or alopecia will provide a comprehensive knowledge of the relationship of nutrition and skin as well as the current attempts in nutritional or dermatological research. It will stimulate food professionals to brainstorm for new products and opportunities that will target the emerging antiaging and wellness trends and modern consumer needs.

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About the author (2014)

Apostolos Pappas, Ph.D., is a professional member of the Institute of Food Technology. He started his professional career as a research biochemist in the Skin Research Center of Johnson & Johnson and later served as a group leader at Munich Biotech, where he worked on cancer research. Thereafter he returned to Johnson & Johnson, where he is currently a Principal Scientist focusing on lipid metabolism research. He has authored numerous scientific publications, patent applications, and one book.

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