Nutrition and infection are often at a crossroads, interacting with each other and influencing human health. Infection is a major health problem and nutritional deficiency plays a significant role in increasing the risk of infection. Nutrition-Infection Interactions and Impacts on Human Health presents state-of-the-art evidence on nutrition-infecti
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