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In this whole scenario of novel Coronavirus, we should take care of our health and eat foods with antioxidants. To get the vitamins, nutrients, dietary fiber, protein, and antioxidants your body needs, consume a range of new and unprocessed foods every day to fight Covid-19. The internet is flooded with a lot of information but anything should not be consumed during Covid-19. Your health is your duty. Only trust some relevant sites for the information like WHO or diets consulted by your dietitian. This article may guard you against Covid-19 symptoms.
Stop eating out
Don’t step out from your home and stay indoors. Reduce the interaction with people and maintain a 1-meter space between yourself and unknown people. Try to avoid going to restaurants, clubs, cafes, or malls during Covid-19 times.
During the tenure of lockdown caused by the novel Coronavirus, easy-to-digest foods should be preferred and included in the regular diet. Low-calorie diets absorb easily and aid in weight loss.
Count on what to eat
Limit the use of salt and high-sodium condiments when frying and preparing food (e.g. soy sauce and fish sauce).
Include a variety of fruits and vegetables, lean protein, and whole grains in your diet.
Keep yourself hydrated and consume a lot of water instead of sweetened water during these Covid-19 times.
When frying, use better fats like olive, soy, sunflower, or corn oil instead of butter, ghee, or lard.
Consume Vitamin C in your diet.
– Citrus fruits and juices (such as oranges and grapefruit), as well as red and green peppers and kiwifruit, are high in vitamin C.
– Lettuce, bananas, cantaloupe, sweet potatoes, and tomatoes are also good choices.
– Other fortified Vitamin C-rich foods.
Simple cooking with a small number of ingredients and a high nutritional value.
Keep in mind
Sleep is essential for our physical health and well-being. It’s just as critical as eating well and getting enough exercise.
Proper food treatment aids in the improvement of immunity, allowing everyone to combat covid. As a result, one should be cautious and feed cautiously.
Moreover, stop consuming late-night snacks.
With a healthy diet exercise daily as people tend to stay at home in Covid-19 and just consume food which is also hazardous.
Few kitchen tips
Before cooking some meal, wash your hands properly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds to stop the spread of Covid-19.
Use clean utensils to cook food.
Cook food at a high temperature.
To prepare uncooked meat and seafood, use different chopping boards.
Attempt to recycle or dispose of food waste and packaging in a safe and sanitary way, preventing the accumulation of trash that may attract pests.
Herbs and spices with antimicrobial qualities, such as garlic, ginger, mint, and peanut chutney, can be used.
Every morning, drink Giloy and Amla juice, to fight Covid-19 and build up some immunity but not at night. Drink it first thing in the morning on an empty stomach for the best performance.
Kadha has been the savior in all Covid-19 times, do not stop and bring it a habit to drink it to fight Coronavirus.
MYTHS AND FACTS
MYTH- Consuming alcohol reduces a lot of problems during Covid-19 times.
FACT- Alcohol is not recommended as part of a balanced diet. Alcohol use does not guard against COVID-19 and can be harmful. Frequent or chronic alcohol intake raises the chances of injuries in the short term while also having long-term consequences such as liver damage, stroke, heart disease, and mental illness.
MYTH- Washing with salt kills all the germs.
FACT- Salt, pepper, vinegar, lemon juice, and lime juice will not be effective at removing germs from produce. Fresh fruits and vegetables should be rinsed gently under cool, running tap water to avoid corona germs.
Don’ts to your food
Soap, chlorine, sanitizer, gasoline, disinfectant, or some other solvent may not be used to wash food.
On food wrapped in cardboard or plastic wrap, DO NOT use disinfectants intended for hard surfaces, such as bleach or ammonia.
Although there is no indication that food or food packaging is linked to the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), people could likely become infected by touching a virus-infected surface or substance and then touching their skin. So just take care of your eating habits and eat healthy to stay healthy and fight corona.
As part of self-care, take care of the health, like a proper diet, to better deal with pressures linked to the Covid-19.