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The role of diet in preventing photoaging and treating common skin conditions.

  title={The role of diet in preventing photoaging and treating common skin conditions.},
  author={Yssra S Soliman and Peter W. Hashim and Aaron S Farberg and Gary Goldenberg},
  volume={103 3},
As interest in complementary and alternative medicine has grown, the relationship between diet and skin health has become an active area of research. Various supplements, plant derivatives, and antioxidants have gained attention as possible tools to prevent signs of aging and improve skin conditions. As such, knowledge of clinical trial data is important to counsel patients appropriately on risks and benefits of these complementary treatments and lifestyle modifications. Herein, we review the… Expand


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