Food items to increase immunity

These are the foods provided to Coronavirus patients in a Hospital.

  • கபசுர குடிநீர்
  • பயறு வகைகள்
  • முட்டை
  • பழங்கள் (ஆரஞ்சு, நெல்லிக்காய் மற்றும் பிற)
  • மிளகு மஞ்சள் கலந்த பால்
  • எலுமிச்சை இஞ்சி கலந்த கசாயம் / சூப்


  • 8-10 glasses of water every day.
  • Yogurt
  • Turmeric
  • Natural Anti-virus Foods: Tulsi leaves, star anise (a spice), garlic, and ginger
  • Vitamins: Among all kinds of Vitamins, Vitamin C and Vitamin D play a major role in strengthening one’s immunity. For the same, one should have more citrus fruits and vegetables like Amla, Lemon, Orange and others. Also, egg yolks and mushrooms are a good source of Vitamin D.
    ‘People who have been infected with the COVID-19 are being given Vitamin C through IV (Intravenous therapy) - that delivers fluids directly into a vein’, says Ms Batra.
    Ms Batra suggests drinking fresh amla juice (30ml), every day.
  • Zinc: It is another nutrient that helps your immune system and metabolism function. An individual can either take Zinc supplements or inculcate in their diet through cashews, pumpkin seeds, chickpeas, among others.

Coronavirus Outbreak: 5 Foods Items To Boost Your Immunity And Safeguard You From Infections | NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India