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Tomato-rich Diet Can Help Protect Skin

Posted: May 2, 2008

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He said, "Beauty foods … offer a real opportunity to create new demand in a place where there are few competitors. They are capitalizing on the connection the cosmetics industry has been building in consumers' minds over the last three to four years.

"The single-biggest event in food and health of 2007 was the European launch by Danone of its Essensis beauty yoghurt--one of the boldest moves in the nutrition industry in recent years."

Source: British Society for Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting, 8 April 2008,  "Lycopene protects against biomarkers of photodamage in human skin, " researchers: M. Rizwan, I Rodriguez-Blanco, A. Harbottle, M. Birch-Machin, R.E.B. Watson, L.E. Rhodes

Cosmetics Design-Europe.com, April 29, 2008