All about covid-19:

Covid – 19 pandemic has had a major effect on our lives. Many of us are facing challenges that can be stressful, overwhelming, & cause strong emotions in adults as well as in children.

It is very much essential to maintain good health or boost your immunity by consuming nutritious food.

All about covid-19:

Tips to maintain good immunity:

  • Improve your diet
  • Don’t compromise on sleep
  • Stay hydrated
  • Don’t skip on exercise
  • Destress yourself

Improve your diet:

The food you eat plays a key aspect in determining your overall health & immunity.

  • Eat low car diets, as this will help control high blood sugar & pressure.
  • You can also eat supplements rich in omega 3 & 6 fatty acids.
  • Some of the natural immunity boosting supplements include : •Ginger •Gooseberries (amla) •Turmeric •Herbs like garlic, basil leaves •Black cumin, sunflower, flax, pumpkin, melon seeds which serves as an excellent sources of protein & vitamin – e.

Don’t compromise on sleep:

Lack of sleep will have a direct impact on your immunity. So taking 7 – 8 hours of good sleep is the need of the day to help your body build good immunity.

Stay hydrated:

Drink at least 7 – 8 glasses of water to stay hydrated. Hydration will help flush out toxins from the body & lower the chances of flu. You can also include juices made of citrus fruits such as orange, tangerine, lime etc.

Don’t skip on exercise:

No matter how tired you are, don’t skip on exercise. Even light exercise will go a long way in releasing the toxins from your body. Exercising 20 minutes/day will work wonders to your body & also improves metabolism, which has a direct correlation with your immunity.

De-stress yourself:

These are actually the testing times for everyone, and has implications on your mental wellbeing.

  • Just destress yourself, stop reacting to the things, this helps you to fight/ overcome your anxiety as these things have an adverse effect on immunity.

To de-stress yourself, you can practice  meditation, keep yourself calm and avoid smoking, alcohol & other addictive substances.

Supplements and immunity boosting foods:

Vitamin c – acts as powerful antioxidant.

Vitamin d – has mild protective effect against respiratory tract infections.

Zinc – vital component to wbc which fights infections.

Turmeric – contains a compound called curcumin, which boosts the immune system.

Garlic – has powerful anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties which enhances body immunity

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