Staying healthy during the quarantine/self-isolation

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Staying healthy during the quarantine/self-isolation

As more and more cases of COVID-19 are being reported WHO and CDC have urged all the healthy individuals to maintain social distance. They have recommended people to self-quarantine for a period of 14 days.

If they are worried that they might have been exposed to the COVID-19. Those who are actually sick with coronavirus, should self-isolate, so as not to spread the disease to cohabitators. 

This isolation can be boring and stressful to cope with it people tend to start stress-eating which could lead to putting on a few extra pounds. You should emerge from those quarantine as a healthy individual ready to take on the world and its new challenges.

Here are a few tips on how to stay healthy during the quarantine :

  • Lessen your consumption of sugar
  • Eat Less Often
  • Eat healthy and well-balanced meals
  • Plan times to eat, meals, portions.
  • Eat as many vegetables as you can
  • Avoid junk food
  • Consume fewer calories
  • Eat more protein
  • Exercise
  • Eat fewer carbs and fats
  • Stay hydrated
  • Avoid energy drinks
  • Consume less caffeine. 

We would recommend cooking your meals yourself, this way you can know what you are putting in your body and you can learn to cook new items and impress your significant other. Even if you don’t know how to cook start by making an omelet and advance from there, this way you can learn a new skill and emerge from this isolation as a great cook.

Cooking can also keep your minds off of other things and keep you focused as isolation could take a negative toll on your mental health. If you absolutely hate cooking then we would recommend swapping out junk for healthy and whole meals. Along with eating healthy try to exercise as much as you can for staying fit. 

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