Handbook of Nutrition and Immunity / Edition 1

Handbook of Nutrition and Immunity / Edition 1

by M. Eric Gershwin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1588293084

ISBN-13: 9781588293084

Pub. Date: 06/04/2004

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

This concise handbook covers the practical aspects of the evaluation of nutrition and immunology. It's numerous tables and algorithms render this to be an essential and useful source on how diet-induced changes contribute to the occurrence or prevention of selected diseases. Extensive coverage is given to the impact of diet on such clinical issues as breast feeding

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This concise handbook covers the practical aspects of the evaluation of nutrition and immunology. It's numerous tables and algorithms render this to be an essential and useful source on how diet-induced changes contribute to the occurrence or prevention of selected diseases. Extensive coverage is given to the impact of diet on such clinical issues as breast feeding, allergies, autoimmune diseases, cancer, perioperative condition, diabetes, allograft rejection, and oral disease. Nutritionists, immunologists and all physicians will benefit from this comprehensive review of the role of nutrition in health, with a major focus on how diet can reduce the onset and progression of numerous chronic diseases.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588293084
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
06/04/2004
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
365
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Evaluation of the Immune Function in the Nutritionally At-Risk Patient

Carlo Selmi, Pietro Invernizzi, Massimo Zuin, Aftab A. Ansari, and M. Eric Gershwin

The Field Assessment of Nutrition

Michael K. Hendricks and Greg Hussey

The Pregnant and Lactating Woman

Rachel Gitau and Suzanne Filteau

Severe Undernutrition and Immunity

Alan A. Jackson and Philip C. Calder

Infection, Immunity, and Vitamins

Usha Ramakrishnan, Amy L. Webb, and Karen Ologoudou

Trace Elements/Minerals and Immunity

Carl L. Keen, Janet Y. Uriu-Adams, Jodi L. Ensunsa, and M. Eric Gershwin

Dietary Fat and Immunity in Humans

Kent L. Erickson, Darshan S. Kelley, and Neil E. Hubbard

Allergies and Nutrition

Christopher Chang

Antioxidant Nutrition and Immunity

Laurence S. Harbige and M. Eric Gershwin

Probiotics and Prebiotics

Andrea T. Borchers, Carl L. Keen, and M. Eric Gershwin

Malaria and Immunity

Clara Menéndez and Carlota Dobaño

Acute Respiratory Infections

Ian D. Riley

Diarrhea and Other Gastrointestinal Diseases

Douglas L. Taren

HIV

Annamaria Kiure and Wafaie Fawzi

Summary and Future Directions

Penelope Nestel and Ritu Nalubola

Index

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