3 Eating Strategies During Coronavirus(Covid-19)
Updated: Apr 28, 2020
The introduction of Coronavirus or Covid-19 has made such a deleterious impact among the billions of lives around the world in terms of business, economy, as well as health. The first two aspects might sound comprehensible, but the third one is out looked by many and could lead to several health-related issues. These problems could be as municipal as sore throat from fries food to a life-threatening cause like Botulism by consuming low-hygienic canned food. As a result, having an effective but simple plan on our eating habits would proliferate or remain our health at a favorable level. Before moving on to several productive strategies, all should be aware that health is the top priory comparing to your business, as if you die from health illnesses, you will not even have a single chance to continue your promising career. So spent a bit of your time reading the advice below.
1.Healthy Daily or Weekly Meal Plan During a period of quarantine which is not exactly how much longer it will last, it is vital to prepare adequate healthy ingredients with both short term and long term expired dates. Since it is not comfortable to visit a grocery store during this time, it means that you would have less chance to buy ingredients and more meals are made at home. Therefore choose healthy ingredients and arrange a dish to have enough of the five major food sources. Long lasted healthy ingredients - Potatoes: 2-5 Celsius refrigerator without light - 4 months - Rice/Pasta: dry and cool storage - 8 months - Cabbage: closed container or plastic wrap in refrigerator - 2 months - Garlic: at room temperature and dry - 4 months - Raisins: closed system storage - 1 year - Carrot: in plastic bag without air - 3 weeks - Nuts: without shell / with shell - 4 months / 1 year
2.Broaden Food Replacements With higher competition for fresh ingredients, there are lower chances for every household to purchase their wanted ingredients or products. However, preparing alternatives list to replace the shortages will contribute you to healthy consumption. Food or ingredients shortage(Essential) - Animal proteins(beef and pork): Quinoa, Tofu, Mushrooms, Lentils, and Beans - Rice/Pasta: Barley Farro, or Quinoa
Food or ingredients shortage(Non-essential) - Chips to Sweet Potato Wedges - Ice cream to frozen yogurt - Pizza to Pitta pockets - Sweets to dried fruit - Cake to Banana Bread 3. Controlling Mental and Immune System Health It is inevitable to argue that the pandemic of Coronavirus has altered many routines and increased mental illness from losing jobs, bankruptcy, or panic attack like in criminal movies. Interestingly, some hidden ingredients can lift your health. Effective supporters from substandard mental and Immune System health - Vitamin C-rich foods: Citrus fruits and Red bell peppers - boost the immune system - Curcumin-rich foods: Ginger, Garlic, Turmeric, and Capsaicin (often found in spices) - Zinc-rich foods: Oysters, Clams, Mussels, Cashews, Liver, Beef, and Egg yolks. - Magnesium-rich foods: Legumes, Nuts, Seeds, Leafy greens, and Whole grains. - Probiotic-rich foods: Pickles, Sauerkraut, Miso, and Kefir. - Fatty fish: Salmon (omega-3 fatty acids)
Solution Safeness and health are essential factors for humans as they are directly linked to our life. Therefore, it's favorable for all individuals to choose their best ingredients and food when consuming.
- Websites - Naidoo, Uma. “Eating during COVID-19: Improve Your Mood and Lower Stress.” Harvard Health Blog, 7 Apr. 2020, www.health.harvard.edu/blog/eating-during-covid-19-improve-your-mood-and-lower-stress-2020040719409.
- Christa, and Jeanette. “19 Healthy Foods That Last a Really Long Time.” How to Get Out of Debt Fast - And Then We Saved, 15 May 2019, andthenwesaved.com/healthy-foods-that-last/.