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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:6, June, 2020

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(6): 3411-3417

Indian Vegetable Diet in Immunity Development against Viral Diseases
A.D. Ashok*, K. Kayalvizhi and J. Ravivarman
Institute of Agriculture, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Kumulur - 621712, Trichy, India
*Corresponding author

Viral infections in human beings nowadays due to advent of globalization and ease of travel have underscored their prevention as a critical issue in safeguarding public health. Outbreak of many viral diseases, with the recent COVID 19, is globally lethal to human beings. The dietary management should be considered in terms of improving immunity and utilizing the anti-viral properties of few nutrients. Eating a low-fat, plant-based vegetarian diet may boost the immune system. Vegetarians have been shown in a few studies to have more effective white blood cells compared to non-vegetarians, because of a higher intake of vitamins and lower intake of fat. Hence this review tries to give out importance of Indian vegetarian diet to overcome viral infections.

Keywords: Vegetarian diet, Anti-viral properties, Immunity, Flavanols, Nutraceuticals

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Ashok, A.D., K. Kayalvizhi and Ravivarman, J. 2020. Indian Vegetable Diet in Immunity Development against Viral Diseases.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(6): 3411-3417. doi:
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