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According to Oncology Nutrition, high-quality protein can aid in increasing an individual's white blood cell count since the amino acids derived from protein are an essential part of creating new white blood cells. A per... More »

The main function of white blood cells is to help protect the human body from infection as well as other foreign materials. White blood cells are also known as leukocytes, and they develop in bone marrow from stem cells. More »

White blood cells have a nucleus, but red blood cells do not. White blood cells play protect the body from disease and infection. More »

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