Foods To Help Overcome Weakness After Covid 19

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September 30, 2021
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Foods To Help Overcome Weakness After Covid 19

The Human Immunity System has been put to the test by this Pandemic. You must be aware of all the terrible news and headlines that are flashing across your screens about people with weak immune systems and various medical conditions are suffering a variety of problems as a result of Covid 19. But we can easily overcome this adversity with a proper diet for weakness after Covid-19. First and foremost, we are proud of those who did not give up hope and congratulate all of those who were able to beat the coronavirus. Kudos to all!

It has been observed that patients who have just recovered from coronavirus are experiencing symptoms such as weakness, low energy, profuse hair fall, loss of appetite, and rapid weight loss. For many survivors, dealing with the side effects of such strong medicine, as well as the psychological trauma, appears to be challenging. But don’t worry; we’re here to provide you with the best diet plan for dealing with post-covid weakness. The best approach to cope with it is to eat right. There are some vitamins and foods which you can inculcate in your diet to have a strong immune system and in turn, fight the weakness of this infectious disease.

  • Fluid Check

We all know water is necessary for life. It carries nutrients via the bloodstream, maintains body temperature, and removes toxins from the body. Additionally, an infection can cause the body to become dehydrated easily. So, every day, try to consume at least 2-3 litres of water. Herbal teas, coconut water, milk, and fresh juices are also good options.

Pro Tip: Avoiding Caffeine, Packed juices and carbonated beverages can be good for you.

  • Zinc

Zinc is an essential nutrient for human health. It is present in every cell of the body that aids the immune system in combating germs and viruses that invade the body. Zinc is found in several foods, including Rajma, Beans, Chana, almonds, Pumpkin seeds, Chicken, Milk, and Cheese.

Pro Tip: Overdosing might create issues, so keep to the supplementary dosage recommended by your dietician.

  • Vitamins Check

Vitamin C and Vitamin D will help you to deal with post covid weakness. Adding fruits and vegetables rich in Vitamin C to your diet will help you faster recovery and strengthening your immune system. Along with these foods, get some early morning sunshine as it’s the best way to get vitamin D.

Pro Tip: Soak up some sunshine and consume citrus fruits, spinach, papaya, kiwi, tomato, mango and strawberries to get vitamin C and D.

  • Protein Check

Protein is a good source of anti-bodies, which can help your body fight covid’s side effects. It can also aid in the recovery of your body’s lost muscles and vitality. Eggs, Paneer, Lentils, chicken, dry fruits, nuts, curd and milk etc are the primary source of Proteins.

Pro Tip: Consuming at least 600 ml protein a day is beneficial.

FOODS TO KEEP IN CHECK

  • Lentil soup: Moong and moong dal gruel
  • Fruits: Amla, pineapple, lemon, kiwi, berries, etc
  • Flours: Besan, ragi, jowar, barley
  • Starchy vegetables: Potato & Sweet Potato
  • Vegetable soup: Moringa, tomatoes, garlic, spinach, fenugreek leaves, bottle gourd, seasonal vegetables
  • Herbal teas: Lemongrass, cinnamon, CCF- Coriander, cumin, fennel tea, ginger-lemon, mint, carom seeds
  • Spices: Ginger, turmeric, black pepper, cardamom, cumin, coriander, cloves, etc
  • Whole-grain cereals: Millets, Oats, Rice
  • Best to avoid: Raw food, sweet, oily, spicy, cold, packaged foods, maida (bread, pizza, cookies), leftovers.

Don’t let post-covid problems scare you. Your body can protect you against any sickness, including the coronavirus or COVID-19, if you have a healthy immune system. In addition to any medications or multivitamins you may be taking, having a nutritious meal in your diet is equally important. So, let’s put faith over fear and use healthy food and lifestyle to combat post-covid weakness.

It is best to get the help of a professional dietician who can understand your conditions better and recommend you with a customised diet plan according to your requirement. Priyatama Srivastava is the best dietician in Gurgaon and she has helped several Covid patients with their health during and after the symptoms of Covid-19. For more details, contact Go Moringa today.

 

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