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Food and Nutrition: Weight loss, immunity-boost meal plan

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By Rumbidzai Mukori

A new study from Lancet, has found that obesity is one of the three greatest risk factors for Covid-19. As those who are overweight and obese remain infected several days longer than their aged-matched leaner counterparts.

Weight monitoring is essential to all in these times of coronavirus. We have to take note of the food we eat. A healthier lifestyle is essential in fighting Coronavirus.

1200 CALORIES AFRICAN DIET PLAN (CHINYAKARE)
Day 1:
1 cup lemon and moringa tea.

Breakfast:
1 bowl Pumpkin porridge with 1 teaspoon peanut butter. 1 Tablespoon roasted pumpkin seeds. 1 teaspoon natural yogurt. (Optional).

10am snack:
1 glass homemade mahewu or 100ml natural yogurt.

Lunch:
Beans (Nyemba) shakshuka: 2 Poached eggs in 1 tea cup cooked beans (nyemba) stew with 1/2 tomatoes, 1/2 small onion, 1/2 green pepper, 1 sliced baby marrow and 1 oyster mushroom or wild mushroom (optional) with a dash of chili. (African version of a Middle East dish)

Snack: Handful nuts and 1 handful litchis or 1 small mango.

Dinner: 1 cup cooked black jack or spinach and carrots grated
(drizzle 1 Tablespoon flaxseed oil or extra virgin olive oil ontop) and 2 pieces lean or skinless chicken marinated in 1 teaspoon Baobab and 1 teaspoon rosemary served with side dish raw beetroot salad.

1 cup turmeric with ginger tea 1 hour before bed.

(Disclaimer: This is not a treatment for COVID or substitute for recommendation from your doctor).

A new study from Lancet, has found that obesity is one of the three greatest risk factors for Covid-19. As those who are overweight and obese remain infected several days longer than their aged-matched leaner counterparts.

Weight monitoring is essential to all in these times of coronavirus. We have to take note of the foods we eat. A healthier lifestyle is essential in fighting Coronavirus.

1200 CALORIES AFRICAN DIET PLAN (CHINYAKARE)
Day 1:
1 cup lemon and moringa tea.

Breakfast:
1 bowl Pumpkin porridge with 1 teaspoon peanut butter. 1 Tablespoon roasted pumpkin seeds. 1 teaspoon natural yogurt. (Optional).

10am snack:
1 glass homemade mahewu or 100ml natural yogurt.

Lunch:
Beans (Nyemba) shakshuka: 2 Poached eggs in 1 tea cup cooked beans (nyemba) stew with 1/2 tomatoes, 1/2 small onion, 1/2 green pepper, 1 sliced baby marrow and 1 oyster mushroom or wild mushroom (optional) with a dash of chili. (African version of a Middle East dish)

Snack: Handful nuts and 1 handful litchis or 1 small mango.

Dinner: 1 cup cooked black jack or spinach and carrots grated
(drizzle 1 Tablespoon flaxseed oil or extra virgin olive oil ontop) and 2 pieces lean or skinless chicken marinated in 1 teaspoon Baobab and 1 teaspoon rosemary served with side dish raw beetroot salad.

1 cup turmeric with ginger tea 1 hour before bed.

(Disclaimer: This is not a treatment for COVID or substitute for recommendation from your doctor).

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