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Micronutrients and Immunity in Older People

  • John D. Bogden
  • Donald B. Louria
Part of the Nutrition ◊ and ◊ Health book series (NH)

Abstract

Aging has been described as a group of processes that promotes vulnerability to challenges, thereby increasing the likelihood of death. Since there is evidence that depressed immunity can increase the risk of death, it is likely that changes in immunity with age are a key factor in the aging process.

Keywords

Immune Function Older People Micronutrient Supplement Lymphocyte Proliferative Response Micronutrient Concentration 
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  • Donald B. Louria

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