Priyanka Pongullu
2020-09-23 12:05:09
No Vaccine! Boost Your Immunity against Covid-19…


At the time of covid-19 pandemic, what we eat becomes the most important choice. Here are few important dietary tips to stay immune against covid-19.

Follow a healthy diet and make the right choice from available sources. Choose to consume local foods, whole grains, fresh and seasonal fruits and vegetable. Ensure that you are eating a variety of foods. Choose traditional recipes and method of preparation.

As we see rise in covid-19  cases every day and no vaccine to cure the deadly virus.
The only option is to stay immune against the virus:

Here are the few health guidelines to your saviour and easy to follow:

At the time of covid-19 pandemic, what we eat becomes the most important choice. Here are few important dietary tips to stay immune against covid-19.

Follow a healthy diet and make the right choice from available sources. Choose to consume local foods, whole grains, fresh and seasonal fruits and vegetable. Ensure that you are eating a variety of foods. Choose traditional recipes and method of preparation.

• Colorful fruits and vegetables are an absolute must in a diet. They contain all the essential vitamins will give a boost to your immune system.

• Food such as carrot, spinach and sweet potatoes contain compounds that help in cell proliferation, rapid growth of new cells in the body.

• Vitamin C which foods are also very beneficial in the quest to keep immune system functional and healthy. Citrus fruits such as oranges and lemons can help with inflammation and prevent infection from occurring in the body.

• Another key component of good immunity is the Omega 3 fatty acids. These good fats are found in nuts and seeds such as flaxseed or Chia seed. They help build a good and healthy immune system according to researches.

• Lastly probiotic and permitted food are loaded with good bacteria which help in maintaining a healthy gut. These tips will not just help in boosting immunity, but also help in maintaining good bone health, healthy joints and glowing skin.

Things to Avoid:
• Avoid overeating and undereating.
• Limit consumption of salt and sugar.
• Limit consumption of highly processed foods( biscuit ,cheese, cakes, breakfast cereals), fried foods, sugar, sweetened fruit juices, carbonated drinks and salty snacks etc.

Important tips:
• Get the exposure of Sunlight at least 15 minutes in a day.
• Moderate physical activity or yoga will decrease stress and build immunity.
• Keep your body hydrated with adequate water intake for good immune response to any infection.
• Avoid smoking and alcohol adversely affect the immune system and increase the risk and severity of infection.
• Get adequate sleep overnight.
• Stay connected with family and friends.
• Distress and be positive.

STAY SAFE, STAY HEALTHY AND STAY STRONG.

Information by -- Dt.Priyanka Pongullu

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