Nutrition, Immunity, and Infection

Philip C. Calder, Anil D. Kulkarni

October 5, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 536 Pages - 8 Color & 63 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781482253979 - CAT# K23940

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Features

  • Presents cutting-edge research on nutrition, immunity, and infection
  • Uses an integrative approach presenting basic science, public health issues, and clinical aspects
  • Discusses the role of the immune system in various nutrition-related lifestyle diseases
  • Includes information on several nutrients and minerals, including vitamins A, C, D, and E, iron, selenium, and zinc, as well as omega three fatty acids
  • Details immune development from infancy to aging and decline with clinical aspects

Summary

This book focuses on the influence of diet on the immune system and how altering one’s diet helps prevent and treat infections and chronic diseases. It reviews basic immunology and discusses changes in immune function throughout the lifecycle.

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