Science, Technologies, Innovations №2(22) 2022, 36-46 p

http://doi.org/10.35668/2520-6524-2022-2-05

Pivovarov O. A. — D. Sc. in Engineering, Professor, Professor of the Department of Agricultural Products Processing and Storage Technologies, Dnipro State Agrarian and Economic University, Serhiy Yefremov Str., 25, Dnipro, 49000; +38 (097) 342-46-60; apivo@ua.fm; ORCID: 0000-0003-0520-171X

Mykolenko S. Yu. — PhD in Engineering, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Agricultural Products Processing and Storage Technologies, Dnipro State Agrarian and Economic University, Serhiy Yefremov Str., 25, Dnipro, 49000; +38 (098) 964-26-84; mykolenko.s.yu@dsau.dp.ua; ORCID: 0000-0002-1959-1141

Markin A. M. — Master of the Department of Agricultural Products Processing and Storage Technologies, Dnipro State Agrarian and Economic University, Serhiy Yefremov Str., 25, Dnipro, 49000; + 38 (098) 030-25-94; antinmarkin@gmail.com; ORCID: 0000-0003-3169-1126

FOOD AS A COUNTERMEASURE TO SARS-COV-2

Abstract. Over 2500 years ago Hippocrates said: “Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food”. From this position, a literature review in determining effective preventive and health-improving nutrition during the Covid-19 pandemic was carried out, measures to reduce the risk of a vulnerable viral disease using available foods with specific properties that can accelerate the recovery process and reduce various complications that accompany in case of Covid-19 disease was considered. A wide range of valuable foodstuffs, widely consumed of plant and animal origin, are presented, which to a certain extent help to get out of a serious illness without any complications, supply the human body with the necessary components that can block the spread of a viral infection and create immune resistance in the human body. Attention is paid to Chinese folk medicine, which during the Covid-19 epidemic in China played a role in the treatment of coronavirus among a wide range of people. The role of well-known vitamins in wellness and preventive nutrition in order to improve the general condition of people who survived the Covid-19 disease is shown.

Keywords: coronavirus, food, immunity, vitamins, tuna, kefir, nutrients, chicken soup.

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