While it is observed that the danger of new types of coronavirus is increasing day by day in the world, experts emphasize the importance of strengthening the immune system as well as paying attention to prevention measures for the disease.
Dietitian M. Berrin Ak from Nişantaşı Hospital shared the immunological resin recipe while making recommendations for immune-enhancing foods against coronavirus.
While the coronavirus epidemic is increasing its effect all over the world day by day, misinformation about these diseases is spreading very quickly as well as epidemic diseases. Saying that there is no food that can cure coronavirus disease or prevent the transmission of the virus on its own, Dietician M. Berrin Ak pointed out that it is important to keep immunity strong in this process because the degree of disease and the risk of death are associated with the weakening of the immune system. He said that a diet enriched with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants reduces the risk of developing infectious diseases.
What foods protect you from the virus?
Stating that herbs such as ginger, thyme, sage and basil are effective against viruses, M. Berrin Ak listed the foods that will be good for body resistance and immune system:
Antiviral Herbs: Ginger, echinacea, sage, basil, thyme, ginseng, green tea
Probiotics: Kefir, house pickles, tarhana, probiotic yogurt, turnip juice
Prebiotics: Onion, garlic, leek, banana
Omega-3: Fish, flax seeds, walnuts, chia seeds
Spices: Turmeric, black pepper, black sesame, cumin, chili peppers, saffron, sumac
Vitamin C: Citrus fruits, dark green leafy vegetables
Foods to avoid in the coronavirus epidemic
Containing refined sugar: Biscuit, cake, chocolate, instant fruit juices, acidic drinks, etc.
Containing gluten: Wheat flour, bread, pita, lavash, cake, cake, bulgur, crackers
Containing trans fats: Instant cake, cake, cookie, margarine, fried foods, fast food
Processed, packaged foods: Packaged snacks such as instant cakes, chocolate, wafers, chips.
Processed meats: Sausage, salami, sausage, bacon, ham, smoked
Immune Booster, Immunological Resin
Squeeze a tablespoon of fresh lemon over a grated ginger as much as a matchbox.
Then add 1 teaspoon of turmeric, half a teaspoon of ground black pepper and 1.5 teaspoons of honey and mix well.
Complete the resin you have prepared with hot water and consume it on a full stomach in the morning.
*** For those with allergies and regular medication use, resin and herbs should be consumed after consulting a specialist.