5 healthy things to stock up on during self-isolation – IOL

The rapid spread of coronavirus is forcing people into their homes, with the government calling for a complete lockdown. 

Now that you will be staring down so much time at home, it will be helpful to become familiar with recipes and to just get creative in the kitchen. With that in mind, we have asked a health expert, Maria Ascencao to share the healthy foods she suggests you should stock up, and consume during the lockdown period.

Fruits and vegetables. Picture: Supplied

Focus on the nutrient content 

Choose a balanced diet rich in fruit, green leafy vegetables and lean protein to help improve mood; fermented foods help improve gut health; and fatty fish, coconut oil, cold-pressed olive oil, avocado, nuts and seeds rich in omega 3 fats help manage anxiety.

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Source: https://www.iol.co.za/lifestyle/food-drink/5-healthy-things-to-stock-up-on-during-self-isolation-45534152