Handbook of Nutrition and Immunity (Hardcover)
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|An international panel of physicians, pediatricians, immunologists, and public health nutritionists concisely review for front-line health care providers and researchers the practical aspects related to evaluating nutrition and immunology in the field. Here, the busy physician and investigator will quickly find a clear and up-to-date understanding of the essential immunological facts in adult and child nutrition. Citing the latest research findings, the authors explain the role of nutrition in the case of current health issues, such as HIV, malaria, food allergies, diarrhea, acute respiratory infections, and the impact of macro- and micronutrient deficiencies, dietary fat, and antioxidants on immune status. A compact disk accompanies the book for downloading an ebook version to the reader's PC or PDA. Comprehensive and holistic, the Handbook of Nutrition and Immunity illuminates for busy health care providers and scientists the interaction and linkages between nutrition and immunology and provides an up-to-date understanding of the practical problems associated with evaluating nutritional and immune status in the field.|