All set to get Covid shot? 5 foods you must have post vaccination

  • Planning to take a Covid vaccine shot but worried about the side-effects? Here are foods that you can consume post vaccination to help curb adverse effects of the vaccine like fever, cold, sore arm, weakness etc. (With inputs from Senior Clinical Dietician Shruti Bharadwaj)
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Taking a diet rich in nutrients and staying hydrated is of paramount importance after your Covid-19 vaccine shot. The vaccine can have common side-effects like headache, body pain, fever etc. This may happen due to dehydration or low immunity. Here are foods that are recommended post vaccination.(Pixabay)

Taking a diet rich in nutrients and staying hydrated is of paramount importance after your Covid-19 vaccine shot. The vaccine can have common side-effects like headache, body pain, fever etc. This may happen due to dehydration or low immunity. Here are foods that are recommended post vaccination.(Pixabay)

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Green vegetables: Green leafy and seasonal vegetables are good for your immunity as they are high on fibre and are packed with anti-oxidants. They have many nutrients like vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, vitamin K, magnesium, etc. Vegetables like spinach, kale, and broccoli have anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties.(Pixabay)

Green vegetables: Green leafy and seasonal vegetables are good for your immunity as they are high on fibre and are packed with anti-oxidants. They have many nutrients like vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, vitamin K, magnesium, etc. Vegetables like spinach, kale, and broccoli have anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties.(Pixabay)

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Turmeric: It is a spice which has a slightly bitter taste and is commonly used in Indian kitchen in curries for flavouring. It has curcumin which is a natural chemical compound having healing properties. High in antioxidants, it helps to relax sore muscles and heals wounds. (Pixabay)

Turmeric: It is a spice which has a slightly bitter taste and is commonly used in Indian kitchen in curries for flavouring. It has curcumin which is a natural chemical compound having healing properties. High in antioxidants, it helps to relax sore muscles and heals wounds. (Pixabay)

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Coconut water: Staying hydrated before and after taking vaccination is extremely important. Doctors especially advise coconut water post vaccination as it helps in controlling blood pressure and is packed with many nutrients like Vitamin C, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium and potassium. It also helps to flush out harmful toxins from the body.(Pixabay)

Coconut water: Staying hydrated before and after taking vaccination is extremely important. Doctors especially advise coconut water post vaccination as it helps in controlling blood pressure and is packed with many nutrients like Vitamin C, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium and potassium. It also helps to flush out harmful toxins from the body.(Pixabay)

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Garlic: Garlic is frequently used in Indian kitchen to cook curries, soups and other spicy preparations. It is loaded with health benefits and also helps in lowering blood pressure. Garlic purifies blood and keeps your cholesterol levels in check. Spices like ginger and cinnamon are equally beneficial.(Pixabay)

Garlic: Garlic is frequently used in Indian kitchen to cook curries, soups and other spicy preparations. It is loaded with health benefits and also helps in lowering blood pressure. Garlic purifies blood and keeps your cholesterol levels in check. Spices like ginger and cinnamon are equally beneficial.(Pixabay)

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Citrus fruits: Seasonal fruits must be included in your diet post vaccination as they contain Vitamin C, minerals, plant synthetic compounds and fiber. Citrus fruits like lemon, orange, kiwi, sweet lime are also advised.(Pixabay)

Citrus fruits: Seasonal fruits must be included in your diet post vaccination as they contain Vitamin C, minerals, plant synthetic compounds and fiber. Citrus fruits like lemon, orange, kiwi, sweet lime are also advised.(Pixabay)

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