Nutrients and vegetables in skin protection

Jeongmin Lee, Ronald R Watson

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


With the continuing diminution of the protective ozone layer, concern about the harmful effects of overexposure to sunlight has been growing. Epidemiological and experimental studies here demonstrated that the increasing incidence of skin diseases in the last two decades is caused by an increase of exposure to solar UVR.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationVegetables, Fruits, and Herbs in Health Promotion
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781420042542
ISBN (Print)084930038X, 9780849300387
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Health Professions(all)
  • Engineering(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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Lee, J., & Watson, R. R. (2000). Nutrients and vegetables in skin protection. In Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs in Health Promotion (pp. 99-107). CRC Press.