Nutritional advice for Kovid-19 patients
Medipol Esenler University Hospital, Dietician Öznur Akgöz, who stated that Kovid-19 patients who test positive and receive home treatment should pay attention to their nutrition, said, "Citrus fruits, orange fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins A and C. One of the common things we can find in winter. Some of them are orange, tangerine, grapefruit, lemon, carrot, winter squash. Probiotic foods are beneficial bacteria that support the immune system with their positive effects on the intestines. For this, kefir, yogurt, boza, tarhana should be consumed. used expressions.
In the statement made by the hospital, Akgöz emphasized that it is important for coronavirus patients to keep their immune systems strong.
Stating that Kovid-19 patients who test positive and receive home treatment should pay attention to their nutrition, Akgöz said:
"Citrus fruits, orange fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins A and C. Some of the common things we can find in winter are oranges, tangerines, grapefruit, lemon, carrot, winter squash. Probiotic foods are beneficial bacteria that support the immune system with their positive effects on the intestines. For this, kefir, yogurt, boza, tarhana should be consumed. The prebiotic foods necessary for the continuity of the activities of probiotics in the intestine are onion, garlic, banana, dried legumes and whole grain products.
Ginger, turmeric, tea, echinacea, black pepper have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. These foods have positive effects on the immune system. Contains fish, fish oil, walnuts Omega-3 fatty acids. Oily seeds such as hazelnuts, almonds, walnuts and cashews also contain vitamin E, which is an antioxidant. Adequate and balanced nutrition is required. For a healthy and strong immune system, you should not consume excessive nutrients. Sufficient amount of carbohydrates, protein and fat should also be taken. It should not be forgotten that excess of A, E and some other nutrients accumulate in the body and may have a negative effect. "
"30 ml or 8-10 glasses of water must be consumed per kilogram per day"
Öznur Akgöz pointed out the importance of daily water consumption of patients receiving home treatment, "30 ml or 8-10 glasses of water should be consumed per kilogram per day. Too much tea and coffee consumption should be avoided during the day and it should be known that these drinks do not replace water." used expressions.
Emphasizing that food hygiene should be paid attention to, raw and cooked products should not be stored together, Akgöz said that raw fruits and vegetables should be consumed after washing very well, avoiding frying, excessive fatty foods in order not to weaken the immune system and using the oven or boiling method as a cooking method. noted that it should be used.
Akgöz stated that it is necessary to consume foods that have an immune system strengthening effect in sufficient amounts daily, and to consult a nutritionist when necessary.
Akgöz stated that every day one should consume one of the oil seeds such as almonds, hazelnuts, cashews and walnuts that are not roasted as much as a palm.
"Every day we eat whole grains, kefir and