TITLE

Immunity & nutrition

AUTHOR(S)
Rubin, Karen Wilk
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
FoodService Director;02/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the immune-boosting action of supplements, vitamins and antioxidants. Factors that affect immunity; Negative effects of excesses of some nutrients; Roles of antioxidants in disease protection; Best food sources of needed nutrients; List of needed nutrients; Sources of antibodies; Tips in boosting immunity.
ACCESSION #
1605998

 

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