Healthy Eating option

Corona virus outbreak is a real threat and there's no confusion about it. With a lot information available through media, we all are aware of the spread of deadly virus and how to protect ourselves. Since, everyone has been advised to stay home due to the pandemic, it is important to know the healthy food options we have at home, which can to prevent the killer virus.

Following are certain food items, which come in handy to prevent a viral infection.

Garlic: Allicin is the component, present in garlic, known to fight virus and increase immunity from within. Add one or two cloves of garlic in your daily food preparation as it is what you need at this time of health crisis.

Star Anise: Illicium verum or commonly knows as Star Anise contains Shikimic acid, which is known to be an

ingredient for Tamiflu –known to fight the virus for influenza. And as we've understood, Corona and influenza are not really distant cousins. You may try

switching to those tasty

non-veg South Indian Andhra dishes for the time being.

Cinnamon: The Touro College in New York did an interesting study, which found that cinnamon contains anti-viral ingredients. The interesting aroma is the bonus, but this might be a good time to impress your spouse with some innovative dishes

flavored with the aromatic spice.

Herbs: Oregano, basil or any herb in that matter will be helpful to build body

immunity. Try to include herbs in your regular food items as these are easily available too.

Yoghurt: Probiotics is known to cushion the impact of respiratory infections, caused by influenza virus. And yoghurt is a good source of probiotics. Homemade yoghurt tastes good and a regular

consumption can take care of your health. You should consume yoghurt on a regular basis.

Amid Coronavirus it is important to understand the food items will basically boost the immunity system in your body and help you fight the virus from inside.

Beside healthy food habits, do exercise the basic

precautionary measures being circulated. Do not Panic. This is a disease and will pass, provided we do our duty. Stay safe and do not spread rumors. This may be a good time to be at home with your family. Spend some quality me-time at home with good food.

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