Impact of micronutrients on respiratory infections.

  title={Impact of micronutrients on respiratory infections.},
  author={Christopher E. Taylor and Carlos Arturo Camargo},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  volume={69 5},
Several studies have documented the impact of vitamin D and other micronutrients on host responses to upper and lower respiratory tract infections, such as influenza and tuberculosis. These studies include observational as well as micronutrient intervention studies. Other studies have been conducted to understand the mechanisms by which micronutrients alter immune responses. However, critical information gaps and challenges remain. An immediate need exists for randomized controlled trials of… CONTINUE READING