Take Care of Yourself to Maintain Your Immunity and Stay Hydrated

Take Care of Yourself to Maintain Your Immunity and Stay Hydrated

Drinking hot tea, hot soups may help kill the coronavirus and minimize risk of contracting COVID-19. So stay dehydrated. DonÔÇÖt forget to add Ginger, garlic, turmeric and onion in your soups as they are the perfect herb spices to help prevent from the coronavirus too! Stay safe and be well...

Lemongrass has antimicrobial and anti inflammatory properties. Lemongrass helps Relieving anxiety, Lowering cholesterol, Preventing infection, Boosting oral health, Relieving pain, Relieving bloating.

Nutrition and hydration are central to recovery
With an infection, the body must work intensely to mount an immune response. High fever is the immune system's way of revving up metabolism to "battle the bug." Fever is also associated with excess loss of fluids and increased metabolism which can lead to dehydration and increased nutritional requirements.

 

Meeting the nutritional needs of a person with COVID-19

Nutritional requirements:

  • Fluid: about 3 quarts (3 liters) of fluid per day
  • Calories: 2000 - 2500 calories per day
  • Protein: 75 - 100 grams per day

Even though you may not be thirsty or hungry, it is important that you continue to eat and drink fluids to support your body's ability to fight the virus and support your body's immune function.

Drink fluids every hour:

  • At a minimum, you should drink 2-4 ounces of fluid every 15 minutes.┬á

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups roughly chopped lemongrass stalks
  • Sugar or stevia to taste
  • Lime wheels for garnish (optional)

Directions

1. Add lemongrass and water in clay pot send on stew or fast to cook for 30 Strain the stalks from the liquid. Stir in the sugar until dissolved.
Serve warm
2. Strain the stalks from the liquid. Stir in stevia and Serve warm.

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