We are already facing a hard times during the second wave of pandemic, along with that we face shortage of oxygen, medicines and beds. In this time it is necessary that more and more people get vaccinated. Even if vaccines have side effects, it is necessary to take vaccines to prevent the spread of pandemic and also mortality rate.
Ryan Fernando, celebrity and sports nutritionist talks about five important foods that one must consume before and after taking the COVID-19 vaccine to minimise the chances of any adverse side effects.
Let’s have look: -
Turmeric: The curcumin in turmeric is good for our health. It is good to treat conditions like exacerbation. It has anti-stress properties thus it is essential before the vaccination. One can consume it in different curries or with milk.
Garlic: Garlic helps in boosting immunity and is rich in probiotics, which feeds the microscopic organisms in the gut.
Ginger: Ginger also has anti-inflammatory properties and helps in controlling many ailments like hypertension, coronary illness and lung infection, stress reduction.
Green vegetables: Green Vegetables rich in minerals are important to include in our diet. It contains nutrients, and phenolic compounds, calcium etc. This surely helps in curbing side effects.
Fresh fruits: Fruits are rich in antioxidants, minerals and plant synthetic compounds which surely helps in boosting the immune system.
Along with that one must increase intake of seeds and berries like Blueberries which have cell reinforcements and Phyto flavonoids, rich in potassium and vitamin C and help in expanding the serotonin levels.
One must intake Chicken/vegetable broth soup to boost your immunity and also Dark chocolate which also helps in boosting energy. Studies shows that dark chocolate can improve well-being and can lower the risk of coronary illness.
Virgin olive oil can helps preventing diabetes and neurological diseases and thus can curb risk post vaccination.
One can have Broccoli that use to lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and lowering the cholesterol levels in the body. It helps to prevent coronary illness. Thus can take during post vaccination.
But one must avoid: Smoking, Going for the vaccination empty stomach, Alcohol, Caffeinated beverages before and after vaccination.