Are viruses and allergies more prevalent today? Can a simple allergy develop into a serious degenerative disease? Is the immune system affected by the atmosphere and diet? To answer those questions Jan de Vries worked with young offenders and his startling results are published in this book. He found that eliminating certain foods from the diet improves the immune system AND also produces very marked changes in behavior. Why is it that problems such as viruses, allergies and post-viral fatigue syndrome seem to be increasingly prevalent today? Is it true that a simple allergy might develop into a serious degenerative disease? What part does the immune system play in these processes - and can it be affected by atmospheric influences and diet? As readers of Jan de Vries's other books will have come to expect, strong emphasis is placed on the importance of diet - and the effects of food additives and drugs. Did you know, for example, that the schizophrenic condition can be treated through diet? Or that the lives of hyperactive children - and their parents - can be returned to normal by eliminating even a single item from their food? It has been proven that diet and allergies have an influence on crime. Jan de Vries has had some startling results by eliminating certain foodstuffs which affect the behaviour of prisoners. Together with other well-known nutritionists from all over the world, the author has studied this phenomenon in detail and includes some illuminating case histories in this book. In the complex world in which we live, Viruses, Allergies and the Immune System is a book for everyone who wishes to increase their awareness of the hidden dangers to good health and take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their family.