Published in Immunotherapy Weekly, November 14th, 2001
In the November 2001 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Stephane Walrand and colleagues compared the effects of short-term fasting and subsequent refeeding on measures of the immune response in healthy young and elderly adults. While aging decreased the level of immune response before the study, fasting and refeeding did little to change immune function in the elderly. In contrast, young adults experienced significant...
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