Covid-19 Immunity Tips

Exercising caution in protecting oneself from the coronavirus infection is the crucial aspect of fighting against the pandemic.  Guard yourself and others against the deadly virus with appropriate use of masks, social distancing, hygiene habits, and health apps.
Stay safe, Stay Healthy!

Mask

Use a mask every time you
How to use a mask
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Social Distancing

Keep a safe space between yourself and other people not from your household.

Hygiene

Maintain hygiene for your and others’ health.

Dos
  1. Wash your hands –
    1. Frequently with soap and water scrubbing at least for 20 seconds
    2. before and after cooking and eating
    3. before and after using restrooms
  2. Sanitize or wash hands with a soap every time you touch something outside the home
  3. Safely dispose of used tissues, masks immediately
  4. Stay home if feeling sick
Don’ts
  1. Avoid touching surfaces outside home
  2. Do not cough or sneeze into your hands – cover with the elbow or use a tissue
  3. Do not touch eyes, nose, and mouth
  4. Do not spit in public places

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General Immunity Tips

Immunity is the defence system of your body that resists harmful microorganisms from affecting health. 
Build immunity for better health.

  • 1. Stay hydrated

    Drink enough water to improve physical performance, focus, and maintain general health.

  • 2. Get enough sleep

    Sleep deprivation increases susceptibility to sickness.

  • 3. Eat healthy food

    Consume diet rich in nutrients and eat healthy fats.

  • 4. Limit added sugars

    Added sugars increase the chances of obesity increasing the risk of sickness.

  • 5. Exercise regularly

    Moderate and regular exercise help your immune cells regenerate regularly.

Immunity Boosters in Your Kitchen

  • 1. Citrus fruits

    Fruits high in vitamin C (oranges, lemons, papaya, etc.)

  • 2. Garlic

    Adding a little zing to the food, it fights infections, slows down hardening of arteries, and helps lower blood pressure.

  • 3. Ginger

    An ingredient many turn to after getting sick, it helps decrease inflammation, reduce sore throat, nausea, and decrease chronic pain.

  • 4. Spinach

    Rich in vitamin C, it is packed with antioxidants and beta carotene that increase the infection-fighting ability of your immune system.

  • 5. Yogurt

    It’s a great source of vitamin D that boosts the body’s natural defences against diseases.

  • 6. Turmeric

    High in anti-inflammatory properties it is a great immune booster.

References:  WHO Guidelines – Ayush Guidelines – Govt. India Guidelines

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