BioMed Research International / 2019 / Article / Fig 1

Clinical Study

Prebiotic Effect of Lycopene and Dark Chocolate on Gut Microbiome with Systemic Changes in Liver Metabolism, Skeletal Muscles and Skin in Moderately Obese Persons

Figure 1

Changes in skin parameters after supplementation with 7 mg of GA lycopene for one month. Typical skin smear samples: lipid droplets of the sebum were stained with Oil Red O, and corneocytes with hematoxylin, eosin at 1,000× magnification.

(a) Sebum
(b) Exfoliated corneocytes