Health has to do with multiple factors during life. Possible infections will be defended by a good working immune system. Micronutrients are essential to support the immune response. Special importance during the Corona pandemic.
essential micronutrients and immunity
An Expert Panel (GVF - Germany) independently reviewed the global scientific evidence regarding the roles micronutrients play in support of the immune response, including against viral infections. Viral infections can be of particular concern, as highlighted by both seasonal influenza, and the recent outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Indeed, viral infections are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. More..
a healthy immune system against viral infections (NBR Journal)
As read in an article in the Nutraceutical Business Review, nutrients that are not consumed according to recommendations are vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin B12, folate and some minerals, including zinc, iron and magnesium. For some of these nutrients up to 80–90% of certain populations do not achieve the adequate or optimal intake via the diet with their current lifestyle. Also, omega-3 fatty acid intake is low or very low in most countries and regions. More..
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Omega 3's versus COVID-19
Very-long chain omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) have anti-inflammatory properties that may help reduce morbidity and mortality from COVID-19 infection. We conducted a pilot study in 100 patients to test the hypothesis that RBC EPA+DHA levels (the Omega-3 Index, O3I) would be inversely associated with risk for death...