Russian nutritionist Elena Solomatina called the New Year's table products prohibited for patients with COVID-19. Her warnings were published on the website of the newspaper Vechernyaya Moskva.
Solomatina calls on Russians infected with coronavirus to completely abandon alcohol, as it worsens health. “It depresses the body, liquefies the blood and leads to intoxication. One sip of champagne is possible, but it is better to exclude even that,”the expert emphasized.
She advises to remove heavy foods from the diet on holidays. According to her, patients with COVID-19 should avoid fried meat, kebabs and high-calorie salads such as Olivier and herring under a fur coat. Solomatina also recommends not eating salty foods, as they dehydrate the body, and refrain from foods that contain sugar.
Professor of the Department of Virology at the Belozersky Institute of Moscow State University, Doctor of Biological Sciences Alexei Agranovsky confirmed that alcohol abuse can be dangerous, especially when infected with coronavirus. “Any doctor in our country will suggest eliminating alcohol as soon as possible. Any abuse is fraught. We need to remove everything from food that creates an unnecessary burden for the body,”he summed up.
Earlier, Solomatina listed the most allergenic foods on the New Year's table. The list of potentially dangerous products includes citrus fruits, various spices and nuts, seafood delicacies, in particular fish with red pigments, exotic seafood and caviar.