oa South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition - NSSA newsbits : NSSA news

Volume 25, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1607-0658
  • E-ISSN: 2221-1268



Prof Philip Calder, a professor in nutritional immunology, is the international invited speaker of the Nutrition Society of South Africa. His research focuses on the influence of dietary fatty acids on aspects of cell function and human health, in particular in relation to cardiovascular disease, inflammation and immunity. A range of anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects of the n-3 family of polyunsaturated fatty acids, particularly those found in fish oils, have been identified.

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