Manage COVID-19 with Healthy Diet
Food provides us nutrition and well-being. For meeting the short and long term challenges posed by COVID-19 pandemic, optimal nutrition care is guaranteed tool for all but more so for low middle income countries. Better nutritional status can reduce the need for critical care resources and better preserve health and functionality of survivors.
While food provides some power to sustain strength during crisis, please remember that it is by no means replacement for measures that needs to be taken for preventing the exposure to the virus.
COVID-19 team for NFP undertook a thorough review oaf all available researches and identified the food and nutrition related actions that we can take to prevent severe COVID-19.
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Nutrition Foundation of Pakistan on the basis of review of research evidences available up till now recommends all Pakistani to increase the intake of uncooked vegetables , fruits, live yogurt or lassi, flax seeds, lentils and lightly cooked spinach.
Urdu version of dietary recommendation will be available soon.