There are studies that report, a keto diet plan helps to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 with all its purposeful benefits aiding weight loss, cholesterol control, blood sugar control and more. This is not the first time scientists have thought of establishing a link between the Ketogenic diet and a viral illness like COVID-19.
Although this low-carb diet makes the body use fat as fuel, there are many harmful effects it has on our immune system.
It is observed that a keto diet plan can enhance the functioning of adaptive immune cells and reduces the risk associated with COVID-19.
Watch this video to know how keto diet plan can lower the possibility of developing Covid-19
According to Science Immunology, the cells, once powered by Keto work by enhancing mucus production in the body and hence beat out the flu and related symptoms. Prolonged practice of Ketogenic diet may even help make the body immune to several types of viruses.
Do remember that there is no diet which provides a protective shield against the rampant infection. However, the real difference comes as to how you incorporate elements of your diet.