Association between micronutrient deficiency and acute respiratory infections in healthy adults: a systematic review of observational studies
OPEN Nutrition journal | 2 Dec 2019
MX Wang, J Koh and J Pang
Acute respiratory infections (ARI), including the common cold causes significant morbidity and economical losses globally. Micronutrient deficiency may increase ARI incidence risk and its associated duration and severity among healthy adults, but evidence are inconclusive. This study aims to systematically review all observations on the association between single micronutrient deficiency and ARI incidence, duration and severity in healthy adults.
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