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Seaweed for the skin and beauty from within: Weed & Wonderful

Podcast: Seaweed as a 'wonderful' powerhouse for skin

By Olivia Brown

The marine biologist and CEO of Weed & Wonderful, Craig Rose, discusses the company’s venture into the world of seaweed which he describes as a largely underutilised nutrient powerhouse that is abundantly available around the UK.

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Improving skin health with microbiome modulators

By Guus Kortman, Scientist and Senior Project Manager Microbiomics, and Janneke Ouwerkerk, Department Head Microbiology, at NIZO

Nizo experts discuss some of the key issues and challenges facing the nutraceutical and food ingredient industry today.

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Switching diet promotes healthy skin and joints, say scientists

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

A study, carried out by researchers at the University of California, found that simple changes in diet can have significant effects on skin disease, such as psoriasis - a chronic skin condition triggered by an overactive immune system that attacks healthy...

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UK advertising watchdog says Pfizer and Convits broke rules

By Nathan Gray

Complaints against Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Ltd and Convits Ltd were both upheld by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), with the agency agreeing that both firms broke advertising regulations in their marketing campaigns.

Peptan collagen shows skin health benefits from within

Peptan collagen shows skin health benefits from within

By Stephen Daniells

Oral supplementation with collagen peptides may boost skin hydration by almost 30%, according to data from two double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trials on Asian and Caucasian women with different skin types.

Poison pill?

Special edition: Beauty from within

Beauty From Within turns ugly for L’Oréal and Nestlé

By Shane STARLING

It promised so much – the globe’s biggest cosmetic and food players L’Oréal and Nestlé applying serious marketing, research and NPD clout to drive a nascent category into the mainstream public consciousness. It was going to make beauty from within (BFW)...

DNP is used by bodybuilders to burn fat, but the chemical carries grave health risks

DNP poisoning on the rise: Analysis

By Nicola Cottam

Cases of poisoning from the industrial chemical dinitrophenol (or DNP) – often used by bodybuilders to burn fat - are on the increase, according to research.

The science of skin health ingredients

Special edition: Beauty from within

The science of skin health ingredients

By Stephen Daniells

In the third part of our special series on nutricosmetics, we take a look at the science behind the ingredients positioned for skin health, from antioxidants to omega-3 oils.

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