Day 2_Session 1 NNIW98

Nutrition and immunity

Speakers:
Martin Kohlmeier, MD, PhD
Andrea Stroud, MD, MS

Summary

Over the course of the pandemic, alarming rates of infections have shifted the focus of populations towards health and wellness, particularly on immunity. Martin Kohlmeier, MD, PhD, details more about the possible role nutrition can play on immunity, more specifically with regards to upper respiratory tract infections, which is of utmost essence in the time of COVID-19. View the video to hear Dr. Kohlmeier discuss further about nutrition and immunity, as well as the roles of early acting innate, then humoral immunity, the impact of nutritional status on respiratory infections, and the latest updates on the relationship of vitamin D status and COVID-19 severity and outcomes.