The whole world has been witnessing a hard time because of the pandemic (Covid-19). Staying healthy and safe has become our first concern as well as a priority at this phase of life. The routine and the habits of the people have been changed because of the Coronavirus pandemic. Most people are forced to stay at home and others are working even harder to fight this condition. Medical experts have their opinions about this matter, but they also suggest ways to keep healthy during this pandemic.
Apart from the risk of getting infected with coronavirus, there is also the challenge of managing our health. It has become more important that we keep ourselves healthy to fight this virus. Being healthy means a better immunity system that is much needed to fight this virus. So how would you keep yourself healthy and take care of your immune system during these testing times of Covid-19, find out here:
The most important thing related to good health is eating a healthy diet. Try to include fresh and unprocessed food in your diet. You can take fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, and whole grains like oats, brown rice, wheat, etc. Try to add fruits that are rich in vitamin C that is quite necessary this time. You can add 2 cups of fruits, 2.5 cups of vegetables, around 200 gms of grain, and 150 gms of meat and beans to your daily diet. For snacks, you must take fresh fruits and raw vegetables and avoid foods that have high sugar, salt, or fat. Also, don’t overcook the vegetables and fruits otherwise you could lose the vital vitamins.
Those who already have some health issues should take expert advice on diet.
Eat healthily and stay healthy!
Drink enough fluids:
You must keep yourself hydrated in order to get a good health. Water is very important for life as it provides nutrients and compounds in blood, it also regulates the temperature of the body, try to drink at least 8-10 glasses of water per day. Water is very important to avoid dehydration but you can also make other drinks like fruit juices, vegetables, and fruits that contain water.
Be physically active:
During this pandemic, most people are forced to be at home and work from home. Take some time out for exercise daily or play a sport. It will be very beneficial to improve your mental and physical health. Add a daily physical activity to your schedule while being at home. Try to go for a walk, jogging or cycling. And buy indoor exercise equipment if you can and start doing some exercise.
Make a routine of sleeping:
It is quite possible that in this crisis being at home can change your sleeping pattern. But you should understand that quality sleep is a must for good health. Give yourself quality sleep and if you are working from home and feel yourself overburdened. You should try to take naps in between your work but the naps should not be more than 90 minutes and also take naps before 3 pm to avoid disturbing your night sleep. Go to bed and get up at the same time every day. Also minimize using electronic gadgets, caffeine, and alcohol to make a good sleep pattern. Also, to improve your sleeping routine try to read, meditate and listen to soft music as it will help you to be relaxed.