Nutrition and Immunity (Hardcover)

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Nutrition and Immunity (Hardcover)

By Maryam Mahmoudi (Editor), Nima Rezaei (Editor)


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This volume provides readers with a systematic assessment of current literature on the link between nutrition and immunity. Chapters cover immunonutrition topics such as child development, cancer, aging, allergic asthma, food intolerance, obesity, and chronic critical illness. It also presents a thorough review of microflora of the gut and the essential role it plays in regulating the balance between immune tolerance and inflammation.

Written by experts in the field, Nutrition and Immunity helps readers to further understand the importance of healthy dietary patterns in relation to providing immunity against disorders and offering readily available immunonutritional programming in clinical care. It will be a valuable resource for dietitians, immunologists, endocrinologists and other healthcare professionals.

Maryam Mahmoudi, PhDTehran University of Medical SciencesNutritional Sciences and DieteticsTehran, Iran Nima Rezaei, MDTehran University of Medical SciencesDepartment of Immunology and BiologyTehran, Iran
Product Details ISBN: 9783030160722
ISBN-10: 3030160726
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: August 14th, 2019
Pages: 515
Language: English