TITLE

FEED YOUR SKIN

AUTHOR(S)
Weider, Betty
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Oct2003, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p180
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the lycopene in tomato paste, polyphenols from olive oil and carotenoids from salads, along with vitamins C and E, may lessen sun damage to the skin. Percentage of sunburn reduced by a food source of lycopene; Information on carotenoids; Advantage of using sunscreen.
ACCESSION #
10673654

 

Related Articles

  • Antioxidants, UVR. Petrou, Ilya // Dermatology Times;Jun2008, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p44 

    The article focuses on the synergistic effect of orally administering antioxidants such as carotenoids, vitamin E and C on cutaneous photoprotection. It states that these antioxidants can impart photoprotection by supporting the antioxidant defense systems in place in the human bodies....

  • "Edible" Plants as Sunscreen. Ruhs, Barbara // Environmental Nutrition;Aug2012, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p1 

    The article describes the importance of consuming colorful plant foods to protect skin from harsh ultraviolet (UV) rays. Some plant foods, including tomatoes and soy contain powerful compounds that may help protect skin from the damaging effects of UV radiation. Skin-protective plant compounds...

  • Sunscreen: A catch-22. Blum, Cole; Larsen, Samantha // Young Scientists Journal;Jan2010, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p11 

    The article discusses ultraviolet (UV) radiation. It states that UV radiation is the type of solar radiation that is most threatening to our health as it may cause skin sunburn, erythema, photoaging, immunosupression, and photocarcinogenesis. Sunscreens containing light-absorbing organic...

  • Separation of polyphenols and L-ascorbic acid and investigation of their antioxidant activity by capillary electrophoresis. Ehala, Sille; Vaher, Merike; Kaljurand, Mihkel // Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, Chemistry;Mar2004, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p21 

    Growing evidence of the role of free radicals and antioxidants in health and ageing has focused great interest on these compounds. Vitamins C and E and various carotenoids are known to act as strong antioxidants. In recent years however interest in various polyphenols as antioxidants has also...

  • Cataracts: Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and the Carotenoids. Werbach, Melvyn R. // Townsend Letter;Jan2009, Issue 306, p139 

    The article examines the effects of vitamin C, vitamin E and carotenoids in battling age-related cataracts. Findings from a study of Italian-Americans showed that higher plasma levels of vitamin C were linked with a decreased risk of cataract. However, findings from two randomized trials failed...

  • Where to get antioxidants.  // Mayo Clinic Guide to Better Vision;2007, p136 

    A chapter from the book "Mayo Clinic Guide to Better Vision" is presented. It discusses several food sources of antioxidants needed for good eye health. Among those foods cited are vegetable oils and its by-products as good sources of vitamin E, green and red peppers as good sources of vitamin...

  • your best skin. Laing, Jennifer // Essence (Time Inc.);Jan2006, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p25 

    The article offers tips for women on caring for their skin according to their age. People at their 20s should regularly apply lotion with sun protection factor to delay some of the changes that may occur as skin gets older. Vitamins A, C and E are among the antioxidant vitamins that promotes...

  • A comment on: "Update on photoprotection". Bhandari, Prasan R.; Rai, Reena; Sekar C., Shanmuga; C. R., Srinivas // Indian Journal of Dermatology;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p145 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article ``Update on Photoprotection'' by Rai and colleagues in the September 2012 issue.

  • Turn Down the Heat.  // Saint Charles Avenue;Jun2011, p14 

    The article presents suggestions on treating and soothing sunburns. It states that it is important to drink lots of water, eat lots of fruits and vegetables with antioxidant vitamins C and E, and apply moisturizers to heal the skin after a sunburn. It also suggest that wear light-colored...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics