Wednesday, 28 September, 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.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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