Assessment Of Dietary Practices Among Post Covid-19 Patients

Dietary Practices Among Post Covid-19 Patients

Authors

  • Fatima Sheraz University Institute of Diet and Nutritional Science, University of Lahore
  • Tahreem Nisar University Institute of Diet and Nutritional Science, University of Lahore
  • Aniqa Amjad University Institute of Diet and Nutritional Science, University of Lahore
  • Ayesha Zafar University Institute of Diet and Nutritional Science, University of Lahore
  • Raima Mariam University Institute of Diet and Nutritional Science, University of Lahore
  • Marwa Zulfiqar University Institute of Diet and Nutritional Science, University of Lahore
  • Barira Waseem University Institute of Diet and Nutritional Science, University of Lahore
  • Ayesha Aslam University Institute of Diet and Nutritional Science, University of Lahore

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i9.785

Keywords:

Post Covid-19 nutrition, nutritional guidelines, Covid-19, appetite, dehydration

Abstract

Nutritional guidelines for post covid-19 nutrition in both male and female for different age group, in relation to their lifestyle and attitude on covid-19. Objective: To learn about the nutritional behaviors of people who got infected with covid-19. To assess the nutritional intake of people after recovery with covid-19. To assess the relationship of good nutrition and fast recovery Post covid-19. Methods: A cross sectional study was carried out through an online survey on WhatsApp. 100 participants; both male and female were selected through non-probability convenient technique. Participants were assessed through questionnaire. Individuals above 18 years who have been recovered from COVID-19 were the part of this study. Results: Out of 100 participants, 33 had increased appetite, 23 had suppressed appetite and 44 had healthy appetite. 49% participants had infusion of healthy fats, 45 participants were not taking any supplements during their recovery, 62 participants were dehydrated. Fruits and vegetables consumption among participants on daily basis was 39% and their dairy and dairy products consumption was 75%. Conclusions: Appropriate and healthy eating habits have been found to be advantageous in recovering from COVID-19 and in individuals who have recovered from COVID-19.

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2022-09-30

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Sheraz, F. ., Nisar, T. ., Amjad, A. ., Zafar, A. ., Mariam, R. ., Zulfiqar, M. ., Waseem, B. ., & Aslam, A. . (2022). Assessment Of Dietary Practices Among Post Covid-19 Patients: Dietary Practices Among Post Covid-19 Patients. Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 5(9), 21–25. https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i9.785

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