Government Shares Sample Meal Plan For COVID-19 Patients; Suggests Ghee With Roti

Government Sample Meal Plan For COVID-19 Patients
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As the country is fighting the harrowing second wave of COVID-19, the Government of India has shared a sample meal plan for the virus affected patients. While establishments all across India have started delivering home-style food to quarantined patients, the Centre has shared what should be the ideal diet plan for a COVID patient. The government’s suggested diet includes soaked almonds, ragi dosa and ghee with roti, among others. Read on to know the details.

Government Sample Meal Plan For COVID-19 Patients

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Centre Shares 5-Point Sample Meal Plan For COVID-19 Patients

The sample meal suggested by the Government of India includes the following:

1. Start the day by consuming soaked almonds and raisins. Almonds are a rich source of protein and raisins provide a good amount of iron

2. For breakfast, ragi dosa or a bowl of porridge is the best option

3. Jaggery and ghee recommended during or post-lunch or have this nutritious combination along with roti

4. For dinner, have a simple khichdi as it includes all the essential nutrients, is light on the gut, and helps with good sleep

5. It is important to stay hydrated; apart from water, you must include homemade lime juice and buttermilk in your daily routine

Also, the Centre Has Issued a List Of COVID Immunity Foods. Dark Chocolate Is Also In The List.

Government Sample Meal Plan For COVID-19 Patients

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Also Read: Post-Vaccination Diet: Foods To Eat To Maximise The Effects Of COVID-19 Vaccine

The Government Shared Helpline Number To Locate Nearest Vaccination Centre

The government has also shared a helpline number for locating the nearest vaccination centre through MyGov Corona Helpdesk Chatbot. The user simply needs to type ‘Namaste’ at 9013151515 on WhatsApp or visit the Chat on WhatsApp with MyGov Corona Helpdesk.

Many other online tools have also come up to help citizens find vaccination centres with ease. Also, here are 6 rules you must follow to avoid contracting COVID-19 at the vaccination centre:

1. Double mask up

2. Wear a face shield

3. Wear gloves

4. Carry a sanitizer

5. Avoid talking

6. Do not use the toilet at the vaccination centre

Stay safe!

 

 

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