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Ayush Ministry Suggests Ayurvedic Ways To Strengthen Immunity

The Ayush Ministry on May 2 advised consuming lukewarm water, amla products, 20gm chavanprash and drinking turmeric milk per day for better immunity and keeping COVID infections at bay. As for Ayurveda procedures, it advised applying sesame/coconut oil or cow ghee in both nostrils with steam inhalation of pudina water. Besides, consuming clove/mulethi powder with honey to treat cough is also advised. The instructions also included yoga and… read-more

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 02:41 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Ayush Ministry, Immunity, Covid-19, Yoga

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Expert Suggest Vitamin Supplements, More Protein For Healthy, Shiny Hair

To have healthy, shiny hair and prevent hair loss, diabetes educator Rashi Chowdhary recommends several supplements and lifestyle changes. Rashi recommends taking zinc, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D3, and iron supplements at a doctor's consultation. She also advised consuming turmeric and anti-inflammatory herbs like ginger, mint, amla for increased immunity and at least 20% protein intake in the diet. The nutritionist also suggested to avoid… read-more

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 - 05:50 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Diabetes Educator, Rashi Chowdhary, Hair Loss, Immunity

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Fatality rates indicate the virus is more infectious and less lethal

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Experts say that Covid-19 is less lethal but more infectious.

An in-depth analysis of the current fatality rates in the COVID-19 hit states claims the virus to be more infectious but not as deadly as before. Reportedly, the reduced fatality rates are because more youngsters are being affected with the virus than elderly people due to the vaccination drives. Notably, the trajectory of the virus was anticipated by many experts and epidemiologists much earlier.

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 - 07:48 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: SECOND WAVE, Covid-19, Vaccination, Immunity

Courtesy: Times of India

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Nutritionist Suggests Radish For Improved Immunity, Skin, Heart Health

Nutritionist Munmun Ganeriwala advises to include radish in winter-diet for its numerous benefits, including properties to cure cough and cold. Munmun says, adding radish in everyday diet enhances skin glow along with boosting immunity. Loaded with vitamins like A, C, E, B6, and potassium, radish also helps in managing blood pressure, liver function and heart health. The low levels of carbohydrates and glycemic index makes radishes beneficial… read-more

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 03:15 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Nutritionist, Munmun Ganeriwala, Radish, Immunity

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Vitamin C and COVID-19

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Zinc, Vitamin-C May Not Help Fight COVID-19: Claims JAMA Research

Consumption of Zinc and Vitamin-C has no relation with COVID-19 recovery or attenuating its symptoms, suggested a study of JAMA Network Open. The research also busted the myth that the consumption provides an immediate kick-start immunity boost. However, the study opined that they are helpful in fighting infection but linking them with COVID-19 is a wrong notion. Moreover, the researchers suggested people to include fruits, vegetables, nuts,… read-more

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 - 06:27 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: ZINC, vitamin c, Immunity, health care, Covid-19, COVID-19 Symptom

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Indians Purchased 500 Cr Zinc, Vit-C Supplements In 2020

According to the report published by All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists (AIOCD), Indians have bought over 500 crore pills of Vitamin C and Zinc Supplements in 2020 to fight COVID-19. Reportedly, the sales of Vitamin C supplements grew by 110% against 4.7% in 2019. Besides, common supplement Zincovit has reported an increase in sales by 93%. Additionally, the overall sales of the multivitamin and mineral category grew to 300… read-more

Mon, 08 Feb 2021 - 01:06 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Covid-19, Immunity, health care, vitamin c, Zin

Courtesy: The Print

Covid-19 health study

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Experts Say Depression, Stress May Lower Covid-19 Vaccine's Efficacy

Amid COVID-19 inoculation drive, health experts have warned that depression, stress and solitude may reduce the vaccine's effectiveness. According to the Ohio university researcher Annelise Madison, mental stressors tend to affect the immunity of people and reduce the ability to fight infections. Similarly, exercise and adequate nights' sleep before vaccination increase the chances of the vaccine’s efficacy. Moreover, a report said… read-more

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 06:18 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Covid-19 Vaccine, depression, Immunity, Covid-19

Courtesy: The Times of India

Coronil Tablets; Baba Ramdev

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London: Patanjali's 'Coronil' Being Sold Without Regulatory Approval

Patanjali-claimed COVID-19 remedy 'Coronil' was found to be available for sale in stores in London. Reportedly, the medicine was being sold primarily in Asian areas without UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency's (MHRA) approval. Moreover, advertising rules in UK bars 'Coronil' to be called as immunity booster or any reference related to the COVID-19 complications. Referring to the issue, MHRA said it will take "appropriate… read-more

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 11:44 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: UK, london, Patanjali, Covid-19, Coronil, Immunity

Courtesy: Zee News

Immunity Milk Launch

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Heritage Foods Launches Variants of Immunity Boosting Milk

Heritage Foods, one of the leading private dairy products provider in Southern India has launched three new varieties of milk: Ginger, Tulsi, and Turmeric milk. According to the company, the new variants will help in boosting immunity and will cater to the needs of health-conscious individuals. The ginger milk helps to improve metabolism and fight throat infections while turmeric milk comes with antimicrobial property to fight bacterial and… read-more

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 04:32 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Immunity, Milk, Heritage foods, Covid-19

Courtesy: Brifly News

Why Gur Chana is good for you

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'Gur Chana' Improves Immunity And Eases Stress-level, Say Experts

Health experts have suggested that a mix of 'Gur Chana' (Jaggery) and 'chickpeas' can bring significant improvements in ones' body. Ayurvedic expert, Dr Dixa Bhavsar, explained that intake of both the items together boosts metabolism and immunity. Besides, it is a source of B6 that advances one's memory. It also helps the body produce norepinephrine and serotonin hormones that eases the stress-level and keep a person in good mood.… read-more

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 02:44 PM / by Akash Singhal

Tags: health care, food, Lifestyle, Immunity

Courtesy: The Indian Express