To assist health professionals and other sector workers decipher fact from fiction, Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency is undertaking factual reviews of topical issues. These two-page information sheets contain evidence-based advice to help you provide clear consistent information to consumers.
Many people are looking for ways to strengthen their immune system. There is a widespread misconception that it is possible to boost immune function with a specific food or nutrition supplement, and this can detract from the importance of overall diet quality. This Behind the Hype fact sheet provides information and advice about diet, nutrition supplements and how best to support immune function.
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View Behind the hype: Food and immune function in pdf.