Eating a healthy diet is very important during the COVID-19 pandemic. What we eat and drink can affect our body’s ability to prevent, fight and recover from infections.

Plant-based foods include vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, legumes, and fruits, among others. Fiber, vitamins, and minerals are abundant in plant-based diets. According to research, Plant-based foods can help lower blood pressure, cut cholesterol, regulate blood sugars, and assist in weight loss.