Feeding the immune system

@article{Calder2013FeedingTI,
  title={Feeding the immune system},
  author={Philip C. Calder},
  journal={Proceedings of the Nutrition Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={72},
  pages={299 - 309}
}
  • P. Calder
  • Published 21 May 2013
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Proceedings of the Nutrition Society
A well-functioning immune system is key to providing good defence against pathogenic organisms and to providing tolerance to non-threatening organisms, to food components and to self. The immune system works by providing an exclusion barrier, by identifying and eliminating pathogens and by identifying and tolerating non-threatening sources of antigens, and by maintaining a memory of immunological encounters. The immune system is complex involving many different cell types distributed throughout… 

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