Covid-19: List of anti-viral foods available in the market

Check out the list of anti-viral foods that you should consume to stay safe from coronavirus:

The global numbers of COVID-19 have raised to 4,000 and 121,124 individuals have been affected. There have been a total of 77 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in India. With no proper cure for this infection, social media is flooded with precautions posts. So, instead of getting worried you must start taking the precautions. While following personal hygiene is necessary to stay safe from coronavirus, it is also important to take care of your immune system. So, here is the list of some anti-viral food items that you must include in your diet these days:

  • Yogurt

The consumption of probiotic decreases the occurrence of RTIs. Probiotic being the main ingredient in yogurt lessen the impact of respiratory infections caused by the virus. You can eat it up in the morning to kick start your day.

  • Garlic

As garlic is full of allicin, it has the capacity to keep away infections when consumed daily. Allicin is a compound that fights viruses and boosts immunity. You can take two cloves of garlic and consume them with warm water or add a great quantity of garlic in your dishes.

  • Mulethi

Also known as liquorrice, it is used in traditional Chinese remedies. Mulethi contains antiviral, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and antitumor properties. It is used to soothe sore throat and cough because of its antitussive and expectorant properties. You can boil it in water and sip it.

  • Cinnamon

Other than adding flavors to dishes, cinnamon also contains antiviral properties. It can blood pressure and protect the body against viral infections. You can soak a cinnamon stick in water and drink it in the morning, or add it in your morning tea.

  • Ginger

Ginger has great antiviral properties that help fight infections. Start adding it to your meals and teas.

  • Mushrooms

Mushrooms are loaded with beta-glucans that is an antiviral and antibacterial compound. Improve your immunity by eating mushrooms. You can enjoy stir-fried mushrooms or any dish prepared with it.