How does diet affect the immune system? The relationship between nutritional status, the immune response and susceptibility to infections is complex. Several factors, including food insecurity, obesity, and aging, can impact this relationship. In this course you will learn the role vitamins C, D, E, and the mineral zinc, play in the immune response. Scientific evidence of their effects, as well as information specific to COVID-19, will be presented.
Course Duration: 33 Minutes
Simin Nikbin Meydani, PhD | Professor