Home-made food is back in fashion!
As a preventive measure against novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which has infected more than 160 people and killed four individuals in India, health experts said that to avoid any risk of infection, people have opted out from eating outside food and preparing food at home.
A precautionary step!
According to Narendra Saini, Chairman Scientific Committee at Delhi Medical Council, considering food hygiene and diet, people especially in the metro cities are preparing food at home, which is a good step for their overall health. “While another major reason is the social distancing, which people are most considerate about. It is advised that people should avoid raw meat,” Saini said.
Hygiene is a big issue
There is no evidence of food or food packaging being associated with the transmission of COVID-19, there is a need to adhere to the food safety and hand hygiene measures and that’s a is the big question mark if we are ordering the food from outside. Even if the food is cooked following the food safety and hand hygiene there is a possibility of delivery person touching the food directly with their infected hand or sneezed or coughed over the food.
Why are people cooking at home?
People are preferring home-cooked meals because they are sure that they have followed cleanliness to cook their nutritious food.
Include these in your diet
Sharing tips on healthy foods to boost immunity, the health expert said: “The must include food in the daily diet are – clove, cinnamon, bell peppers, yogurt or curd (at room temperature), along with Broccoli, ginger, onion, turmeric. “Regular consumption of hot water and green tea is also healthy. Include Nuts like Almonds, walnuts and seeds like flax, pumpkin. It is advised to strictly stay away from ice-creams,” she added.
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