Vol. 8, Issue 6, Part A (2020)
Siddha dietary and lifestyle pattern: A strong shield and weapon to win the Covid-19 pandemic battle
Author(s): A Aishwarya, T Lakshmi Kantham and R Meenakumari
Abstract: COVID-19 pandemic has imposed a new set of challenges for the individual to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Because what we eat does play a big role in one’s health. Owing to the fastest mode of lifestyle, the time consuming nature of traditional home cooking custom has totally changed to fast food and ready meal culture. Totally unaware of the ill effects of these kinds of food is being given to diet and lifestyle pattern. Some westernised may lead to adaptive immunity impairment due to the presence of high amount of saturated fatty acids. A well-designed protocol with South Indian, traditional “Siddha medicine” intervention along with proper Siddha dietary and lifestyle is achieving a remarkable therapeutic effect in combating COVID-19.Several studies have revealed that the gut-brain connection plays an important role in physical and mental health and poor gut health can lead to the release of inflammatory molecules in the body. Among the possible areas of research related to COVID-19, it is important that the Siddha dietetics and life style interventions may be of great benefit to reduce COVID -19 related morbidity and mortality.
How to cite this article:
A Aishwarya, T Lakshmi Kantham, R Meenakumari. Siddha dietary and lifestyle pattern: A strong shield and weapon to win the Covid-19 pandemic battle. Int J Herb Med 2020;8(6):19-27.