Suffering from tuberculosis? Eat these foods to recover fast

  • Fighting a tuberculosis infection is not easy and as one struggles with symptoms such as coughing, feeling of sickness, weight loss, fever, night sweats and reduced appetite, nutrition can play a key role in recovery process.
Updated On May 25, 2022 07:49 PM IST
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Tuberculosis (TB) is a fatal infectious disease that attacks the lungs and can also spread of other parts of the body like the brain and spine. During the treatment, it is also important to pay attention to what you eat to recover from the disease at the earliest. Boost your immunity by adding these nutritious foods suggested by Dr. Sangita Chekker, Consultant Chest Physician, Wockhardt Hospitals Mira Road.(Pixabay)
Updated on May 25, 2022 07:49 PM IST

Tuberculosis (TB) is a fatal infectious disease that attacks the lungs and can also spread of other parts of the body like the brain and spine. During the treatment, it is also important to pay attention to what you eat to recover from the disease at the earliest. Boost your immunity by adding these nutritious foods suggested by Dr. Sangita Chekker, Consultant Chest Physician, Wockhardt Hospitals Mira Road.(Pixabay)

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Eat Khichdi: That is made with rice, dal, and lots of vegetables as you will get carbohydrates, proteins from it which are required for the body to function properly. It is a known fact that khichdi is easy to digest and can be a good option for TB patients.(Pinterest)
Updated on May 25, 2022 07:49 PM IST

Eat Khichdi: That is made with rice, dal, and lots of vegetables as you will get carbohydrates, proteins from it which are required for the body to function properly. It is a known fact that khichdi is easy to digest and can be a good option for TB patients.(Pinterest)

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Soybean: This will improve immunity to fight TB-causing bacteria that is (Mycobacterium tuberculosis).(Pixabay)
Updated on May 25, 2022 07:49 PM IST

Soybean: This will improve immunity to fight TB-causing bacteria that is (Mycobacterium tuberculosis).(Pixabay)

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Paneer: You can slice paneer into small pieces and add it to the sabzi or gravy. It is a high source of protein that aids in building muscles and giving strength to the TB patient.(Pixabay)
Updated on May 25, 2022 07:49 PM IST

Paneer: You can slice paneer into small pieces and add it to the sabzi or gravy. It is a high source of protein that aids in building muscles and giving strength to the TB patient.(Pixabay)

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Go for vegetables: You will have to include vegetables such as carrots, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, and broccoli in the diet to help you recover faster. These vegetables are loaded with antioxidants that help in fighting disease-causing free radicals in the body. Eat green vegetables which are rich in iron.(Pixabay)
Updated on May 25, 2022 07:49 PM IST

Go for vegetables: You will have to include vegetables such as carrots, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, and broccoli in the diet to help you recover faster. These vegetables are loaded with antioxidants that help in fighting disease-causing free radicals in the body. Eat green vegetables which are rich in iron.(Pixabay)

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Whole grains: Try to make them a part of your diet, if you have TB. Whole grains are loaded with vitamin B complex and fiber, which will help you to stay energized and overcome lethargy.(Pixabay)
Updated on May 25, 2022 07:49 PM IST

Whole grains: Try to make them a part of your diet, if you have TB. Whole grains are loaded with vitamin B complex and fiber, which will help you to stay energized and overcome lethargy.(Pixabay)

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Pulses and legumes: Will keep the gut microbiome healthy and remove toxins from the diet.(Pixabay)
Updated on May 25, 2022 07:49 PM IST

Pulses and legumes: Will keep the gut microbiome healthy and remove toxins from the diet.(Pixabay)

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Eat immunity-boosting foods: Mushrooms, nuts, and seeds such as sunflower seeds, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, sesame, and flax seeds are rich sources of both selenium and zinc and will support the body in dealing with the TB infection. Cherries and blueberries can also do the trick.(Pixabay)
Updated on May 25, 2022 07:49 PM IST

Eat immunity-boosting foods: Mushrooms, nuts, and seeds such as sunflower seeds, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, sesame, and flax seeds are rich sources of both selenium and zinc and will support the body in dealing with the TB infection. Cherries and blueberries can also do the trick.(Pixabay)

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