Maria Concetta Romano, MD   , 30/06/2017
di Maria Concetta Romano, MD , 30/06/2017
30 Giugno 2017

While the nutritional approaches linked to cardiovascular system, autoimmune system and gastrointestinal tract's functionality is enough investigated instead the skin organ is gaining scientific interest in the last years. The established belief that using food supplements combined with a correct nutritional diet can improve the beauty of skin as an organ is gaining ground in the minds of many of dermatologists.

That’s why nutraceuticals is becoming an important tool to control oxidative stress and promote a healthyskin. The key concept that vitamin C, which can only taken through diet, is one of the most important micronutrients, since it is involved in the regulation and control of collagenases could be taken as a starting point, along with the fact that foods or supplements containing polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) such as omega-3 have been prescribed in the last few years in different ways for their clinical effectiveness not just on the signs of aging but also in the prevention of aging.

 

Eur. J. Aesth. Medicine and Dermatology. 2017.1 (Suppl 1): 51-55