Dengue Prevention: Fight Dengue With These Expert-Recommended Diet Tips (Watch)

Dengue Prevention: Fight Dengue With These Expert-Recommended Diet Tips (Watch)

Dengue Prevention: Diet tips to follow in order to fight Dengue

Highlights
  • Every year, there are several cases of dengue reported from Indian cities
  • Here are some expert diet tips that can help prevent dengue infection
  • From papaya leaf to goat milk, certain foods can help prevent dengue

Food plays an important part in the recovery from infections. This time of the year, Dengue is in the forefront of our minds. Dengue fever is a viral infection that is spread through the bite of the female mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti). Every year, there are several cases of dengue reported from Indian cities and the infection affects kids and adults, alike. If you are suffering from Dengue, then there are certain foods that may help you in recovery. Traditional remedies include papaya leaf juice (3-5 leaves crushed and squeezed), giloy juice and goat milk, which is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. Various health experts and nutritionists recommend lots of fluids to maintain the blood volume, which is affected by a decrease in platelets. Clinical nutritionist Rupali Datta talks about what to do to manage and mitigate the infection, with the help of some simple home remedies and diet tips. Among other things, Datta suggests some of the most important vitamins and minerals to add to your diet, in order to recover from dengue. She also suggests some of the best dietary sources of these healing vitamins.