Corpus ID: 186152714

Morphological Study of Hair Damage Affected by Nutritional Conditions

  title={Morphological Study of Hair Damage Affected by Nutritional Conditions},
  author={萌 若林 and Wakabayashi Megumi},
  • 若林 萌, Wakabayashi Megumi
  • Published 2014
  • Biology
  • The relationship between food intake and the structure of hair cuticle were studied in healthy men and women of various ages. The food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) for weekdays was performed, and the ultrastructure of hair cuticle was also examined. With a scanning electron microscopy, various damages were revealed on the hair cuticle of healthy men and women. The abnormal structures of cuticle damage were classified into 7 categories; 1) peeling, 2) abrasion, 3) cracking, 4) hole formation, 5… CONTINUE READING