Dietary Management of Skin Diseases


  • Pınar Sökülmez Kaya

J Turk Acad Dermatol 2015;9(3):0-0


Many nutrients are essential for life, and an adequate amount of nutrients in the diet is necessary for providing energy, building and maintaining body organs, and for various metabolic processes. Some of the vitamins and minerals, which we get throughthe nutrients, have an important role in various metabolic processess. The photo-protective potential of antioxidants, the effects of micronutrient supplementation on the skin immune system, and the modulating effects of fatty acids on skin disorders are well documented. In this review, the importance of diet and nutrition in some skin diseases has been revised principles.

Keywords: Skin disease, nutrition, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals