Immune System

Background


Immune System Background 

 
Importance of Topic to Practice
Many of the nutrition-related diseases and disorders that dietitians participate in treating have immune system involvement. The immune response is dependent upon the presence of both macro and micronutrients for optimal functioning. Nutrients can impact the immune cell function and alter cell-cell interactions. An extensive body of literature describing the interactions between micronutrients and the immune system exists, and the field of nutritional immunology
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