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Nutrition and Immune Function / Edition 1
     

Nutrition and Immune Function / Edition 1

by Philip C Calder, Catherine J Field, Harsharnjit S Gill
 

ISBN-10: 0851995837

ISBN-13: 9780851995830

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: CABI

This book provides a review of the roles of specific nutrients in maintaining the immune response and host protection against infection. It also considers the influence of various factors, such as exercise and ageing, on the interaction between nutrition and immune function. The main emphasis is on humans, but comparative mammalian data are also presented.

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This book provides a review of the roles of specific nutrients in maintaining the immune response and host protection against infection. It also considers the influence of various factors, such as exercise and ageing, on the interaction between nutrition and immune function. The main emphasis is on humans, but comparative mammalian data are also presented.

The contents include methods for studying nutrient-immune function interactions, the impact of undernutrition on immune function and infection, the influences of fatty acids, amino acids, antioxidant vitamins, and various minerals on immunity, immunological effects of changes throughout the life cycle, and public health policy implications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851995830
Publisher:
CABI
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
Frontiers in Nutritional Science Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.87(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.10(d)

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