DOI: 10.12968/bjcn.2024.29.sup3.s32 ISSN: 1462-4753

Nutrition essential for wound healing

Sarah Jane Palmer
  • Community and Home Care
  • General Medicine

Sarah Jane Palmer describes the powerful impact diet can have on the capability of a wound to heal itself. A wide range of nutrients can improve healing, yet malnutrition in everyday diet, regardless of a person's weight, can significantly delay or prevent healing. This article explores wound types, such as chronic wounds and burns, and discusses immunonutrition.