(ORDO NEWS) — The epidemic has forced many to pay attention to health, since weak immunity is the main cause of complications from the coronavirus. Experts have named foods that should definitely be added to the diet, according to Molecular Science.
Omega-3 are unsaturated acids that improve the regulation of inflammatory processes during the course of an infectious disease. The substance is found in salmon, tuna, mackerel. The daily allowance for these products is 100-150 g.
Vitamin C. Scientists have administered this vitamin to COVID-19 patients, but the results have not yet been published. However, experts advise consuming bell peppers, kiwis, oranges, strawberries, and broccoli. It is important to eat everything raw, as vitamin C is degraded by temperature.
EGCG is an antioxidant that is abundant in green tea. Reduces inflammation, has a beneficial effect on immunity.
Selenium suppresses inflammation and has a positive effect on immunity. The element is found in Brazil nuts, whole oats, tuna, salmon.
Zinc has an antioxidant effect, restores the respiratory tract. There is a lot of it in seeds, pine nuts, cashews.
Vitamin D. A very important vitamin that has a direct effect on the immune system. It is found in large quantities in fish, yolks, dairy products, butter, mushrooms.
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