A study conducted by the Department of Health in Abu Dhabi stated that a healthy lifestyle contributes to strengthening the body’s immunity against diseases in general, and against the symptoms associated with infection with the (Covid-19) virus in particular, stressing the importance of a healthy diet based on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, healthy fats, vitamins and minerals. And active phenolic compounds, while avoiding processed foods, in addition to the necessity of exercising constantly, ensuring adequate sleep and avoiding unhealthy habits such as smoking.
The study stated that there is a significant correlation between diet and the speed of recovery of individuals infected with the Corona virus, and the number of days of their stay in hospitals to treat symptoms associated with the virus, pointing out that patients who follow a healthy diet have a shorter hospital stay compared to those who do not follow a healthy diet, Hence, a healthy diet is very important during the (Covid-19) pandemic, because the food consumed by the body can affect the body’s ability to fight and recover from diseases.
The study reported that the (Covid-19) pandemic has caused many changes in the daily lives of people all over the world, but it cautioned the importance of individuals’ keenness to adopt a healthy lifestyle through a healthy diet and exercise continuously to strengthen immunity and prevent diseases in general. General and the severity of symptoms associated with the Corona virus in particular.