Potential Health Benefits of Functional Foods in Boosting Immunity and Relationship between Immunosuppressant Diseases and Severity of Viral Infections-COVID-19 – A Review Article
Keywords:Functional foods, Gut-associated lymphoid tissue, Immunotherapy, Nutraceuticals, Prebiotics, Probiotics
COVID-19 pandemic has been a global challenge to all the nations and has really affected the sense of normalcy in the lives of People. It has been a sense of awakening that has made people realize the role of immunotherapy in fighting against such situations. It has been observed that the strong gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT) which accounts as a dominant role in the immunity has a very important role to play in strengthening the immune system. Dysbiosis could be a major cause of many health disorders and immune suppressants diseases. It was strongly observed that patients with compromised immune system badly affected in COVID-19. In this review, we are trying to find out the association between functional foods such as Probiotics, Prebiotics, and various other Nutraceuticals in strengthening the immune system and its potential benefit to act as preventive medicine in curbing down incidence or management of COVID-19.
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