• Sickness-associated anorexia : mother nature’s idea of immunonutrition? 

      Van Niekerk, Gustav; Isaacs, Ashwin W.; Nell, Theo A.; Engelbrecht, Anna-Mart (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2016)
      During an infection, expansion of immune cells, assembly of antibodies, and the induction of a febrile response collectively place continual metabolic strain on the host. These considerations also provide a rationale for ...