Episode 124 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition‘s We Do Science podcast! In this episode, Laurent Bannock discusses nutrition and athlete immune health with Professor Neil Walsh (School of Sport and Exercise Sciences Liverpool John Moores University, UK).


Discussion topics include:

  • Defining Athletes, Immunity and Health
  • Overview of Contemporary View on Immunity
  • Infection Risks, Lowered Immunity, and Consequences
  • Resistance and Tolerance:
  • How Nutrition Influences Immunity and Infection
  • Energy Deficiency & Infection: The Debate Continues
  • New Theoretical Perspective on Nutrition and Athlete Immune Health
  • Tolerogenic Nutritional Supplements


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