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Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dietetics & nutrition,
  • Hepatology,
  • Paediatric medicine,
  • Pediatric Infectious And Parasitic Diseases,
  • Pediatric Nutrition,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Gastroenterology,
  • Pediatrics,
  • Congresses,
  • Diseases,
  • Immunological aspects,
  • Infants,
  • Nutrition disorders in childre,
  • Nutrition disorders in children,
  • Nutrition disorders in infants

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsNestle Nutrition S. A. (Corporate Author), Robert M. Suskind (Editor), Kraisid Tontisirin (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages445
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11006166M
ISBN 100781730791
ISBN 109780781730792

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Global Burden of Malnutrition and Infection in Childhood / K. Tontisirin and L. Bhattacharjee --The Malnourished Child: An Overview / R.M. Suskind [and others] --Nutrition, Immunity, and Infectious Diseases in Infants and Children: An Overview / G.T. Keusch --A Review . Title: Nutrition, immunity, and infection / editors, Philip C. Calder and Anil D. Kulkarni. Other titles: Nutrition, immunity, and infection (Calder) Description: Boca Raton: Taylor & Francis, | Includes bibliographical references. Identifiers: LCCN | ISBN (hardback: .   Both nutrition deficiency and overnutrition can have a significant effect on the risk of infection. Nutrition, Immunity, and Infection focuses on the influence of diet on the immune system and how altering one’s diet helps prevent and treat infections and chronic diseases. This book reviews basic immunology and discusses changes in immune function throughout the life by: 3. Nutrition, Immunity, and Infection. DOI link for Nutrition, Immunity, and Infection. Nutrition, Immunity, and Infection book.

Nutrition, Immunity, and Infection Philip C Calder, Anil D Kulkarni (eds.) 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 . Bringing together nutrition and immunology, Nutrition, Immunity and Infections covers the topic in an accessible format for all students of nutrition, medicine and public health. Through his work. The relationship between nutrition and infectious diseases can be divided into five groups as follows: (1) the effect of nutrition on the development of human immune system; (2) the effect of nutrition on emerge of infectious diseases (e.g., gastrointestinal infections), food poisoning (e.g., botulism), intestinal diseases (e.g., microbial diarrhea), and systemic infectious diseases (e.g.   Ashworth, A () Low birth weight infants, infection and immunity. In Nutrition, Immunity and Infectious Diseases in Infants and Children [Tontisirin, K and Suskind, R, editors]. Basel: Karger (In the Press).

  Nutrition, Immunity, and Infection focuses on the influence of diet on the immune system and how altering one’s diet helps prevent and treat infections and chronic diseases. This book reviews basic immunology and discusses changes in immune function throughout the life course. Nutrition is a critical determinant of immune responses and malnutrition the most common cause of immunodeficiency worldwide. Protein-energy malnutrition is associated with a significant impairment of cell-mediated immunity, phagocyte function, complement system, secretory immunoglobulin A antibody concentrations, and cytokine production.   For children born to poorly nourished mothers, complementary feeding is required sooner, and low-birth-weight babies may need iron supplementation by as early as age 2 months, or their susceptibility to infection will be increased. In short, breast-feeding is the single best way to protect infants from infection. HIV/AIDS and Nutrition.   The nutrition-infection-immunity axis is crucial for both developed and developing countries and is now a central feature of many nutrition and infectious disease courses. Bringing together nutrition and immunology, Nutrition, Immunity and Infections covers the topic in an accessible format for all students of nutrition, medicine and public : P. Shetty.