Chapter 3. Nutrition and the Immune System

  1. Dr Judith Buttriss

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470698792.ch3

Adverse Reactions to Food: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

Adverse Reactions to Food: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

How to Cite

Buttriss, J. (ed) (2001) Nutrition and the Immune System, in Adverse Reactions to Food: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470698792.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632055470

Online ISBN: 9780470698792

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Keywords:

  • epidemics;
  • immune system;
  • micronutrients;
  • developing countries;
  • anorexia

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Impact of infection on nutrient status

  • Protein-energy malnutrition and immune function

  • The influence of individual micronutrients on immune function

  • Dietary fat and immune function

  • Dietary amino acids and related compounds and immune function

  • Probiotics, immune function and allergy

  • Breast feeding and immune function

  • General comments

  • Key points