Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicImmunity boosters

Topic: immunity boosters

3rd Covid wave fears should make Indians cut down on sugar, salt and alcohol

A single food or supplement won't boost your immunity overnight. A whole foods-based nutritious diet is crucial to maintaining optimal function of immune system.

Monoclonal antibodies, the non-vaccines that promise to boost Covid immunity

Vaccines often require boosters, but they aren’t our only option & in some cases may not even be our best. Fortunately, there’s another promising option: monoclonal antibody treatment.

Visit Ayurveda practitioners for mild Covid, have Chyawanprash & haldi milk: Niti Aayog

Niti Aayog's Dr V.K. Paul describes as 'disturbing' the reports of clamour for Remdesivir in various states, says there is no shortage of the drug, if used appropriately.

Indians bought over 500 crore pills of Vitamin C, Zinc, multivitamins to battle Covid in 2020

According to data, sales of zinc supplement Zincovit increased by 93% with a total of 54 crore tablets sold in 2020 while that of Vitamin C grew 110% with around 185 crore pills being sold.

The importance of Zinc in fight against Covid and what studies on the nutrient say

Association of zinc deficiency with severe Covid outcomes has probably labelled zinc as the second most important nutrient after Vitamin D that can help fight the virus.

Too much turmeric, methi, vitamin D — Doctors fight new emergencies driven by Covid fear

Doctors are seeing an increased trend of side-effects in patients that are being caused from taking high doses of self-prescribed natural herbs or medical supplements to boost immunity.

These are the things Indians have been spending their money on during the pandemic

Immunity boosters, comfort foods and digital services are some of the items Indian consumers have been buying in the lockdown months.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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