Nutritional Considerations in COVID-19 Pandemic
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Keywords

Coronavirus
COVID-19
Vitamin C
Vitamin D
Vitamin A
Hydroxychloroquine
Nutrition

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Zhang Y, Chen G. Nutritional Considerations in COVID-19 Pandemic. Integr J Med Sci [Internet]. 2020Aug.4 [cited 2020Oct.25];7. Available from: https://mbmj.org/index.php/ijms/article/view/198

Abstract

In December 2019, a novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-Cov2) emerged in Wuhan, China, which is followed by the global pandemic of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  So far, COVID-19 is affecting the health and lives of millions of people and impacting economic dramatically in more than 180 countries worldwide. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, potential medical treatments and vaccines have been developed and tested by biotech and pharmaceutical companies. Nutrition is critical for prevent and recovery of diseases. Multiple nutrients have been considered as potential means to help in the combat against COVID-19. In addition, nutritional considerations are also important for people to maintain healthy when their daily dietary behaviors and physical activities are altered by COVID-19. Here, we tried to summarize potential medical treatments, vaccines, and important nutrients affecting outcomes of COVID-19 patients. In addition, we discussed the influences of dietary supplement and lifestyle for healthy and sensitive populations during the pandemic.

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