Nutrition and Physical Activity in Inflammatory Diseases

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Lisa G. Wood
CABI, Jan 1, 2012 - Exercise - 398 pages
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Certain nutrients and physical activity can significantly alter immune function and inflammation. Targeted interventions may be an effective and inexpensive means to improve the inflammation and immune dysfunction associated with chronic diseases. This book defines the relevant underlying biological mechanisms and strengthens our understanding of how nutrients and physical activity impact inflammatory diseases. A useful reference for researchers and students of nutrition, physiology and sports science, it explores the unique aspects of inflammation induced by nutritional deficiencies or activi.
 

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Contents

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND INFLAMMATION
145
APPLICATIONS TO DISEASES AND CONDITIONS
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