Nutritional modulation of murine models of autoimmunity

Carl L Keen, B. J. German, J. P. Mareschi, M. Eric Gershwin

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Abstract

For experimental animals, calorie restriction, as well as deficits of specific nutrients, can retard the establishment and progression of autoimmune disease. The clinical value of imposed nutritional deficiencies in the treatment of autoimmune disease, however, is suspect. In contrast, diet supplementation of specific fatty acids may prove to be of value in the management of some autoimmune disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)223-234+viii
JournalRheumatic Disease Clinics of North America
Volume17
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology

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