Nutrition, immunity, and infection (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Nutrition, immunity, and infection
Checking...

Nutrition, immunity, and infection

Author: Philip C Calder; Anil D Kulkarni
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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."--Publisher's website.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip C Calder; Anil D Kulkarni
ISBN: 9781482253979 1482253976
OCLC Number: 982233791
Description: xviii, 528 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction to the immune system --
The gut-associated lymphoid system --
Obesity, immunity, and infection --
Role of immune cells in adipose tissue --
Influence of infection and inflammation on nutrient status --
Undernutrition, infection, and poor growth in infants and children --
Immunity in anorexia nervosa --
Prebiotics, probiotics, and response to vaccination --
The immunological benefits of complex oligosaccharides in human milk --
Mechanisms of immune regulation by vitamin A and its metabolites --
Vitamin A, immunity, and infection --
Vitamin E, immunity, and infection --
Iron, immunity, and infection --
Selenium as a regulator of inflammation and immunity --
Zinc regulation of the immune response --
Short-chain fatty acids, G protein-coupled receptors, and immune cells --
Omega-3 fatty acids and T-Cell responses --
Novel immunoregulatory mediators produced from omega-3 fatty acids --
Roles of arginine in cell-mediated and humoral immunity --
Nitric oxide and the immune system --
Glutamine and the immune system --
Glutathione, immunity, and infection --
Dietary nucleotides and immunity --
Gangliosides and immune regulation --
AHCC nutritional supplement and the immune eesponse --
Environmental stressors, immunity, and nutrition --
Nutrition, immunity, and infection: ayurvedic and conventional perspectives --
Poor maternal nutritional status or HIV infection and infant outcomes: evidence from India and Africa --
Postpregnancy ethnic nutritional practices in India: a critical perspective of immunity and infection.
Other Titles: Nutrition, immunity, and infection (Calder)
Responsibility: edited by Philip C. Calder and Anil D. Kulkarni.

Abstract:

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  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.