Dr. Ann

February 29, 2024 •

More Plants, Less Covid

A plant-based diet appears to offer significant protection from contracting COVID-19. That was the highly motivating conclusion of a new study. For this study, scientists recruited two dietary groups: adults who regularly consume plant-based diets (278) and omnivores (424). The plant-based group included vegans, vegetarians, and flexitarians (those who consume meat 3 or fewer times […]

I cannot stress enough how important it is to be certain that you are regularly consuming this crucially important fat.  The foods that provide omega-3 fats include seafood (particularly oily fish), walnuts, whole soy foods, canola oil, omega-3 fortified eggs, flax, chia, and hemp seeds, wheat germ, and dark leafy greens.