COVID – 19 Advisory – Diet & Wellness Tips

Rajan Mahendra is on the Advisory Board of Anvayaa and he is also Founder of aarogyahaar.com. promoting therapeutic nutrition for reversal of diseases. He has clinically practiced food as medicine for 6 years now, treating over 15000 patients worldwide helping them reverse over 75 diseases - metabolic, autoimmune etc.

We are passing on his advice to all our members’ through our website as below.

Covid 19 - (Corona Virus infectious disease 2019). Corona virus is a SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) virus, which means it causes respiratory distress by binding to ACE 2 receptors in the lungs.

People at risk are those older than 70, and/or those having pre-existing conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, asthma, COPD and other immune compromised situations and those who may have been exposed to infected patients. HTN patients who are on ACE inhibitors may be better off taking alternatives till the infection risk is mitigated.

Commonly known tips

Other tips that will help

It is extremely important to have good immunity that can make Virus incapable of damaging us. Unarguably the most important thing is to improve immunity. How do we do that?

More about our immune system – It is the defence force of our body fighting invading pathogens and neutralising toxins. There are three types of forces

“Now let us see the arsenal that we can provide to our immune system to undertake their defence activity and list the foods that provide these nutrients”

Vitamin C (Citrus fruits, Amla, Papaya, Pineapple, Bell peppers etc)

Vitamin D (sunlight between 10 am to 2 pm – expose bare skin till warm)

Vitamin A (Orange and yellow coloured vegetables and fruits – Carrot, Mango, Cow milk etc)

Vitamin E (Nuts and Dry fruits)

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal 5 Phosphate) (free range Eggs, Poultry)

Vitamin B12 (methyl cobalaamine) Fermented foods like kanji etc)

Folate (Green leafy vegetables)

Zinc (Seeds, Nuts, Free range eggs, Grass fed Meat)

Iron (Green Leafy, Dates, Jaggery, Poha, Murmura, Pumpkin seeds, Grass fed Meat)

Copper (Cashews, Liver, Mushrooms, Dark chocolate)

Selenium (Brazil nut)

Tyrptophan (Milk, Spinach, Seeds, Nuts, Dark chocolate, Banana etc)