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Role of nutrition in the management and control of malaria infection: a review

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A review of the contribution of nutrition in management and control of Malaria was conducted. Nutrition has been confirmed as one factors that can be used to suppress the effect of malaria infection before clinical treatment is received by the patient. For the body to function normally, its nutritional demand must be met in the right proportions. Diet rich in vitamins, minerals, micronutrients are required for the metabolic functioning of the body, hence effective or adequate nutrition has health benefits to the human body. Living on quality diet has a way of improving the body defense mechanism against infectious diseases such as malaria.
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  • Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
  • Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
  • Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
  • Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
  • Directorate of Continuing Education, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) College of Education, Zuba-Abuja/ Department of Agronomy, Cross River University of Technology, Nigeria
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