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Nutrition and immunology : principles and practice

Author: M Eric Gershwin; J Bruce German; Carl L Keen
Publisher: Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©2000.
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It is a pleasure to write the foreword to Nutrition and Table 1 Nutritional Status and Outcome of Infection Immunology: Principles and Practice.

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Nutrition and immunology.
Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606464770
Online version:
Nutrition and immunology.
Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)608974780
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M Eric Gershwin; J Bruce German; Carl L Keen
ISBN: 0896037193 9780896037199
OCLC Number: 40681992
Description: xiv, 505 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
Contributors --
1. Application and Interpretation of Commonly Used Nutritional Assessment Techniques --
2. Evaluating Malnutrition: What Should the Physician Look For? --
3. Evaluation of the Immune System in the Nutritionally At-Risk Host --
4. Caloric Intake: Sources, Deficiencies, and Excess --
An Overview --
5. Protein and Amino Acids --
6. Specific Nutrient Requirements: Trace Elements --
7. Vitamins: Overview and Metabolic Functions --
8. [alpha]-Lipoic Acid: The Metabolic Antioxidant --
9. Defining the Role of Dietary Phytochemicals in Modulating Human Immune Function --
10. Dietary n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Modulate T-Lymphocyte Activation: Clinical Relevance in Treating Diseases of Chronic Inflammation --
11. Nucleotides --
12. Impact of Nutritional Status on Immune Integrity --
13. Nutritional Modulation of Inflammation by Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids/Eicosanoids --
14. Immunological Considerations of Breast Milk --
15. Clinical Issues: Childhood Illnesses, Vaccinations, and Nutritional Status --
16. Protein-Energy Malnutrition and Infectious Disease: Synergistic Interactions --
17. Lipids, Inflammatory Cytokines, and Endothelial Cell Injury --
18. Nutrition and Allergy --
19. Adverse Reactions to Foods --
20. Perioperative Feeding: Nutrition and Immunity --
21. Alcohol and Immune Function --
22. Cigarette Smoking, Substance Abuse, Nutritional Status, and Immune Function --
23. Nutrition, Immunity, and Alternative Medicine --
24. Obesity and Immunity --
25. Diabetes and Immunity --
26. Nutritional Modulation of Autoimmune Diseases --
27. Autoimmune Diseases of the Digestive Tract --
28. Diet and Allograft Rejection --
29. Food Toxicology and Immunity --
30. Interactions Between Nutrition and Immunity: Lessons from Animal Agriculture --
31. Cancer and Nutrition --
32. AIDS --
33. Aging: Nutrition and Immunity --
34. Role of Nutrition in Common Oral Diseases --
35. The Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Chinese Herbs, Plants, and Spices --
36. The Influence of Probiotic Organisms on the Immune Response --
37. Nutritional Effects on the Pathogen Genome and Phenotypic Expression of Disease --
38. Whither Nutrition and Immunology Interactions Toward the Next Millennium? What is Past is Prologue --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by M. Eric Gershwin, J. Bruce German, Carl L. Keen.
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