Nutrition and autoimmunity

R. Reifen*

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The practicality of recently acquired knowledge on nutritional regulation of immunity includes: improved response to immunization, the use of immunologic tests in nutritional assessment prediction of post-operative sepsis, prevention of opportunistic infections, use of immunomodulators, and planning for intervention strategies to deal with malnutrition and infection.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)269-272
Number of pages4
JournalIsrael Journal of Medical Sciences
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1997


  • Autoimmunity
  • Diet
  • Immunologic function
  • Nutrition
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus


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