What are the vitamins and minerals you need to include in your diet for Covid 19 battle?
Vitamin A, C, D, E and B6.
Folic acid, Iron, Zinc, Manganese, Selenium and Iodine
Beta-Carotene is a precursor of Vitamin A is also helpful for our immune system.
Read this write up on Vitamin D.
Here we go. The recent research on Vitamin D deficiency and covid 19 deaths.
Most of the covid 19 deaths in European countries were due to weaker immune system and low Vitamin D less than 30 nmol/L
According to research study, 50% of world’s population may not get Sun light.
In USA, 40% of residents are deficient in Vitamin D. This could be one of the reason for highest number covid 19 death toll in USA.
Many research studies around the world, proved that Vitamin D is the big booster for our immunity system especially in the context of auto immune diseases such as Diabetes Type1, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Psoriasis, etc.
Sunlight has powerful blue rays this will mobilize our immune T-cells (ptoduced in Thymus organ) and these cells aids our B-cells to fight against antigens.
Sources of Vitamin D
2. Egg yolk
3. Fatty Fish (Mackerel, Tuna and Salmon)
5. Soy milk
6 Oat meal
7 Fortified food
Avoid taking supplements if possible. It’s time to walk in Sun light.
Beach sun walk is the best remedies in case if you live near the beaches. The fresh air and breathing can strengthen your lungs, lungs muscles and respiratory systems.
Furthermore, Sunlight can heal your sleep hormone called “melatonin” and get you good sleep in the night.
Sun walk should be within 2 hours after sun rise or 1 hour before the sun set.
A good sleep is the key booster to our immune system.