Home Health & FitnessDiet & Nutrition MINIMIZE THE RISK OF INFECTION


by Darshan Kumar K

COVID – 19 declared as a global pandemic by the WHO. While the world is wrestling with impending dangers that this virus poses to humanity, there are several crucial steps that people can practice to challenge this pandemic.

Hygiene criteria should attend like cleaning hands regularly, particularly after travel, using a mask (cover your nose and mouth) and avoiding touching your hand or mouth. 

There are many particular techniques to improve immunity which is predominant at this circumstance.

Hydrated Whole Day:  Water performs a vital role in raising immunity as well as maintaining body hydrated. Drink up to a minimum of 5 glassesful of water every day.

We can make pure detox water by adding some mint, lemon, and pineapple in water overnight. That gives a refreshing flavour—fresh fruit juice which also gives a great result in hydrating our body.

Antioxidant-rich foods include:

  • Vitamin A: pumpkin, squash, carrots, spinach, sweet potatoes, cantaloupes, dark leafy greens, and mangoes
  • Vitamin C: citrus fruits, strawberries, bell peppers, cauliflower, broccoli, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, and asparagus
  • Vitamin E: vegetable oil, almonds, whole grains, wheat germ, sweet potatoes, and yams
  • Selenium: salmon and haddock

Anti-Inflammatory Foods: Foods like Turmeric, tomatoes, olive oil, ginger, fish oil, walnuts, blueberries and foods rich in Omega-3 aid in increasing immunity and prevents from multiple infirmities.

Fibre-Rich Foods: The fibre foods help in providing the essential body nutrients for stimulating immunity.

Do not Stress More: Furthermore, prolonged stress has shown to leave us more vulnerable to infections reduce stress through breathing exercises, meditation, working out, talking to a therapist, and getting out into nature, along with many other ways.

Exercise: A morning walk or jogging, followed by simple exercise or yoga, will result in feeling our body fresh and active the whole day.

Proper Sleep: A good night’s sleep can do wonders for mental and physical health. Take 8 hours of minimum sleep every day

Stay Home, Stay Calm, Stay Awesome, Stay Productive to SLAY Corona!

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