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Immunologic Mechanisms and the Role of Nutrition

  • Robert M. Suskind
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The objectives of this chapter are twofold: to emphasize the role of the immune system in protecting the body against environmental assault and to increase the reader’s awareness of the critical relationship between immunity and nutrition.

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Immune Function Zinc Deficiency Specific Immune Response Malnourished Child Acrodermatitis Enteropathica 
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  • Robert M. Suskind

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