LIVRO Immunity and Inflammation in Health and Disease: Emerging Roles of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods in Immune Support PDF Shampa Chatterjee

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Immunity and Inflammation in Health and Disease: Emerging Roles of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods in Immune Support provides a comprehensive description of the various pathways by which our immune system works, the signals that trigger immune response and how foods can be used to contain inflammation and boost immunity. This book addresses the role of dietary nutrients in playing a balancing role between host defense and immune support, focusing on new and novel nutraceuticals and functional foods. The first three sections address the various aspects of activation of the immune system. The fourth section deals with the ramifications of a robust and excessive inflammatory response. The final section is focused on the association between nutrition and immunity and how deficiencies in certain nutrients may affect immunocompetence. The conclusion section collates the earlier chapters and discusses paradigm shifts in the field whereby new futuristic directions are also envisioned.Conceptualizes the key features in natural products which can boost immune function and immune healthExplains the intricate mechanistic aspects and balance behind immune healthPresents the pathophysiology of several diseases associated with immune system disruption