This book demonstrates that nutrients play a direct role as co-factors and regulators of the immune system. The book also shows that modulating the immune response with nutrients can provide a fundamental approach to preventive medicine.;Containing nearly 2300 bibliographic citations as well as illustrative figures, tables, and micrographs, this book is designed to be of interest to clinical immunologists, immunology and vitamin researchers, nutrition specialists, paediatricians, neonatologists, and upper-level undergraduate, graduate, and medical school students in these disciplines.
PART I. EXPRESSION OF NUTRIENT INTERACTION IN IMMUNE FUNCTION. PART. II. EFFECT OF NUTRITIONAL CONDITIONING ON IMMUNE RESPONSE. PART III. NUTRIENT MODULATION OF IMMUNE RESPONSE IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND DISEASE. PART IV. ISSUES AND IMPLICATIONS IN NUTRIENT IMMUNE INTERACTIONS.