COVID-19: Add these to your diet while recovering from the virus

Updated On May 19, 2021 05:55 PM IST

COVID-19 can cause a lot of fatigue to the body. Apart from taking all the medicines and multivitamins, it is important you eat healthy and drink a lot of fluids. Consuming food rich in proteins, anti oxidants and anti inflammatory can help build internal strength and aid in speedy recovery.

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We all know how infectious this virus is and we need to take all the precautions to prevent the virus from spreading in your lungs. Doctors and experts have been suggesting diets rich in protein, vitamins and minerals to rebuild the immunity. Here's a list of food that you need to add to your diet if you are recovering from COVID-19.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 19, 2021 05:55 PM IST

We all know how infectious this virus is and we need to take all the precautions to prevent the virus from spreading in your lungs. Doctors and experts have been suggesting diets rich in protein, vitamins and minerals to rebuild the immunity. Here's a list of food that you need to add to your diet if you are recovering from COVID-19.(Unsplash)

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Proteins should be a crucial part of your diet while recovering from COVID-19. It contains amino acids which fight against harmful pathogens. Vegetarians can consume lentils, legumes, dairy products, soy, nuts and seeds while non-vegetarians can opt for animal sources like lean meat, chicken eggs and fish.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 19, 2021 05:55 PM IST

Proteins should be a crucial part of your diet while recovering from COVID-19. It contains amino acids which fight against harmful pathogens. Vegetarians can consume lentils, legumes, dairy products, soy, nuts and seeds while non-vegetarians can opt for animal sources like lean meat, chicken eggs and fish.(Unsplash)

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Fresh fruits and vegetable are rich in fibre, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It can help build a robust immune system and fight infections. Eating fruits like papaya, guava, strawberries, oranges, and other citrus fruits packed with Vitamin C can form antibodies in your body and speed up the recovery process.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 19, 2021 05:55 PM IST

Fresh fruits and vegetable are rich in fibre, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It can help build a robust immune system and fight infections. Eating fruits like papaya, guava, strawberries, oranges, and other citrus fruits packed with Vitamin C can form antibodies in your body and speed up the recovery process.(Unsplash)

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Fluids play a vital role in recovering from any kind of illnesses. Whether it is just a mild fever or something as severe as COVID-19. A dehydrated body can only delay your recovery time so it is important you drink plenty of water throughout the day. Apart from that, you can also have soups and herbal teas. Avoid consuming caffein and sweetened juice.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 19, 2021 05:55 PM IST

Fluids play a vital role in recovering from any kind of illnesses. Whether it is just a mild fever or something as severe as COVID-19. A dehydrated body can only delay your recovery time so it is important you drink plenty of water throughout the day. Apart from that, you can also have soups and herbal teas. Avoid consuming caffein and sweetened juice.(Unsplash)

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While fighting the virus you need to take foods that have high calories like millets, oats, rice and starchy vegetables like potato, sweet potato. Consuming these can help regain all the drained out energy.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 19, 2021 05:55 PM IST

While fighting the virus you need to take foods that have high calories like millets, oats, rice and starchy vegetables like potato, sweet potato. Consuming these can help regain all the drained out energy.(Unsplash)

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Limit your salt and sugar intake during this period. Use iodised salt instead of your regular and avoid food that has high sugar content like cookies, chocolate and cake.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 19, 2021 05:55 PM IST

Limit your salt and sugar intake during this period. Use iodised salt instead of your regular and avoid food that has high sugar content like cookies, chocolate and cake.(Unsplash)

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