Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 7

Suggestions on Food and Lifestyle for Fighting Corona Virus by Boosting Immunity - A Holistic Approach

Aparna Kuna1 and Prabhat Kumar Mandal2*

1MFPI-Quality Control Laboratory, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, India
2Department of Livestock Products Technology, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research, Pondicherry, Hyderabad, India

*Corresponding Author: Prabhat Kumar Mandal, Department of Livestock Products Technology, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research, Pondicherry, Hyderabad, India.

Received: April 02, 2020; Published: June 05, 2020



 The world is going through a most critical threat now due to the Corona Virus Disease, 2019 (COVID 19). Here is the summery of the preventive holistic approach for boosting immunity and fight the disease better from inside. Here we propose following suggestions for reducing the chances of infection or to reduce the severity if infected:

  1. Take protein rich foods (Meat chicken, fish, eggs, milk and milk products any kind of pulses, beans and nuts) daily.
  2. Take any available fruits daily, especially citrus fruits (gooseberry, lemon, sweet lime, orange, pineapple), apple, pomegranate, banana etc.
  3. Take herbs and spices (turmeric, ginger, garlic, cardamom, cinnamon, tulasi) especially black jeera (Kalonji), is very effective for Corona.
  4. Fruits and herbs can be taken as raw, juice, extract or dry as available. If not available take supplements, Vitamin-C, E (Evion), B Complex (Becosules, Cobadex CZS), Zincovit etc.
  5. Eat more vegetables, especially salads (tomato, cucumber, carrot, capsicum, radish, onion), honey, avoid smoking and Alcohol.
  6. Daily Exercise, Yoga, Pranayam (Bhrastika, Anulom-Vilom, Kapalbhati) Meditation, Chanting (Mahamrityunjay Mantra) will improve immunity.
  7. Walk in sunlight and fresh air (in Terrace or Balcony during lockdown) daily morning and evening is very helpful for immunity
  8. Relax, take enough Rest and Sleep that will boost immunity. Take only essential updates, too much informations in social media may cause anxiety.
  9. Drink more tea (Chinese Doctors reported very good effect of tea on the corona patients), more water (warm), enough coconut water and citrus juice if infected.
  10. Finally, don't panic, fear and anxiety reduces immunity, be mentally strong and positive, pray with Full faith or rely on Nature to boost immunity and fight Corona

Keywords: Food; Lifestyle; Corona Virus



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Citation: Aparna Kuna and Prabhat Kumar Mandal. “Suggestions on Food and Lifestyle for Fighting Corona Virus by Boosting Immunity - A Holistic Approach". Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 4.7 (2020): 28-32.


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