What is Nutritional Immunology?


You probably have heard about nutrition and immunology, separately. But today, I’m going to share with you what is called Nutritional Immunology.

Unlike nutrition, which focus on fundamental nutrients for human survival, Nutritional Immunology studies how nutrients that improve immune system.

The relationship between nutrition, immune system and health.

It focuses on providing proper nourishment for our immune system with the three major nutrients: Phytochemical, Antioxidants, Polysaccharides.

The three major nutrients required for a healthy immune system.

With these nourishment provided, it allowed our immune cells like B cells, Natural killer cells, macrophages and also blood platelets, to come together and perform defense, cleanse and repair. In return, they gives you a healthy body.

On the opposite end, if immune cells are not well nourished, they cannot function effectively. Therefore, a higher risk for people to fall sick.

Nature has blessed us with the best doctor in the world to fight against pathogens. By consuming a wide spectrum of wholesome plant based foods, our immune soldiers are capable of keeping us healthy. So, start eating a wide variety of wholesome plant based foods that provides you with tons of phytonutrient that you need!


Nutritional Immunology – Prevention is better than cure.

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