When someone sneezes, about 20,000 little droplets containing viruses are projected through the air. For viruses like COVID-19 to spread, it has to be propelled in the air, and you have to come in contact with it. Certain viruses target certain tissues. The coronavirus targets the lungs. Some viruses go dormant and wait until you’re older, weakened, nutritionally deficient, or stressed, and then they come out. This could be why many people get a virus outbreak during stress states.
Susceptibility factors for Disease:
To be immunologically fit, you need to be physically fit. Doing exercise helps to lower the level of your stress hormones, like cortisol. Doing more exercise at home or in the dorm, is needed to boost your immune system.
The factor that you have the most control over is your nutrient intake. Getting the right nutrients can influence your immune system and even stress.
Two things happen when you have nutritional deficiencies:
Feeding your body certain foods may help to keep your immune system strong. Micronutrients essential to fighting infection include vitamins A, C, D and E, selenium and zinc.
Here are 7 powerful immune system boosters:
Foods are not enough for the immune system!
Here are five tips to help you to cope emotional eating in a response to coronavirus;
You might find yourself closer to the fridge and snacking a little more than usual. It’s important to make sure your snacks are nutrient rich to support your immune system.
Here are some ideas for quick, easy and healthy snacks:
How about making a healthy cake?
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