To delay the process of recovery can not only the wrong treatment and lack of bed rest, but also the wrong diet.
The correspondent of ГолосUA said the doctor, Victoria Savitskaya.
“When the disease influenza, the diet should be revised downwards, while meat, especially red, is recommended to exclude. If in the first days after the onset of symptoms, you generally will eat only a few apples or Mandarin, a sprig of grapes or a banana – the better. Do not overload the stomach with food, let all the internal forces, the body will throw on fight against a virus,” said the doctor.
The amount of fluid intake should be increased and almost doubled.
Water is essential for the normal course of metabolic processes, functioning of internal organs, their purification and elimination of toxins. In addition to clean mineral water, you can drink herbal and fruit teas.
“As soon as you become a little bit easier, be sure to include in the daily menu chicken broth. Rich but not greasy broth reduces the amount of mucus in the nose and throat and improves expectoration, moreover, strengthens the immune system and gives strength,” says the doctor.
Because the flu is a negative effect not only on the immune system, but also the work of the digestive tract, from which it largely consists, should also drink plenty of natural fermented dairy products – yogurt, fermented baked milk, curdled milk, kefir. Besides, these products contain probiotics are known to reduce flu symptoms.
Be sure to eat more fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin C. Moreover, it is not only citrus, but also all berries, rose hips broth, onion, bell pepper, but the record is sauerkraut. Besides, this product is full of other vitamins and valuable minerals, because during the period of recovery experts recommend to use it as often as possible.