Immunonutrition

Q) What is not included in Immunonutrition.

a) Arginine

b) Alanine

c) Omega 3

d) Glutamine

#Aiims 2022,

Ans B

The potential to modulate the activity of the immune system by interventions with specific nutrients is termed immunonutrition.

Major surgery is followed by a period of immunosuppression that increases the risk of morbidity and mortality due to infection. Improving immune function during this period may reduce complications due to infection

The nutrients most often studied for immunonutrition are arginine, glutamine, branched chain amino acids, n-3 fatty acids, and nucleotides

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