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

Review Article Volume 5 Issue 12

Foods Influence the Gut Microbiota: Boost Immunity Against Covid-19

Ali Ikram1, Waseem Khalid1*, Muhammad Abdul Rahim1, Ravi Prakash Jha2, Areeg Azhar1, Faraz Sajid Saleem1, Aasma Asghar3, Ramish Akram4, Afifa Aziz1, Muhammad Zubair Khalid1, Nageen Afzal1, Zahra Maqbool1, Safura Kousar5 and Aqsa Sahar6

1Department of Food Science, Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan

2Department of Community Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

3Department of Home Economics, Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan

4Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Faisalabad, Pakistan

5National Institute of Food Science and Technology, University of Agricultural Faisalabad, Pakistan

6Department of Chemistry, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan

*Corresponding Author: Waseem Khalid, Department of Food Science, Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

Received: September 27, 2021; Published: November 18, 2021


The current investigation has been conducted on foods that improve gut microbiota health and boost immunity, which is an aid to protection against COVID-19. Plant-based food, including fruits, vegetables, cereals, beans, and legumes, plays a vital role in the improvement and development of the gut microbiota system because it contains those components that are good for gut microbiota health. Prebiotic and probiotic foods promote microbiota in the gut, its natural sources are yogurt, kimchi, sauerkraut, kefir, kombucha and tempeh products are fermented food good for the gut microbes. COVID-19 has spread rapidly in the world and attacks people who have a weak immune system. So, this review found that eating selective foodshelps to boost immunity against COVID-19.

Keywords:COVID-19; Gut Microbiota; Immunity; Plant-based Food; Probiotic; Prebiotic


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Citation: Waseem Khalid., et al. “Foods Influence the Gut Microbiota: Boost Immunity Against Covid-19". Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 5.12 (2021): 33-40.


Copyright: © 2021 Waseem Khalid., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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