Abbott – Immune System Support

Barbara Marriage, Ph.D., R.D., nutrition science lead for pediatric nutrition at Abbott, discusses the immune system and how the right nutrition can go a long way to keeping us as healthy as possible. The scientists at Abbott have combined the advanced hydration of Pedialyte® with key nutrients to support the immune system in a convenient new powder product for both kids and adults called Pedialyte® with Immune Support.

Barbara Marriage, Ph.D., RD, is a pediatric research dietitian and scientist with Abbott. She is a leading expert in genetic metabolic disorders. Over the years, she has conducted extensive global research in pediatric nutrition contributing to the development of nutrition therapies that help children with metabolic disorders get the nutrition they need to flourish. Barbara’s research interests include maternal nutrition, childhood obesity, and inborn errors of metabolism. Barbara has published over 25 articles in peer-reviewed journals, written book chapters, and newsletters, and has given many presentations on nutrition-related topics. Barbara received a bachelor’s degree in Applied Human Nutrition from the University of Guelph, a master’s degree in Nutrition and a doctorate’s degree in Medical Sciences from the University of Alberta.

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