Chicken Pox Diet For Quick Recovery

Posted By: suparna-chakraborty Chakaraborthy
Chicken Pox Diet
Chicken Pox has already risen to be a threat in Mumbai and some cases have also be reported in Karnataka. It is a disease patent to the season of Spring. It is viral disease with an incubation period of 10-20 days. After this period blisters appear all over the body accompanied with fever, headache, weakness, loss of appetite and weak digestive system. One of the major symptoms of this disease is that it lessens the immunity of a person. Apart from home remedies and treatment, chicken pox diet plays an important role in quick cure of the disease. Lets look at some of the guidelines of chicken pox diet -

1.The first important point of chicken pox diet is that the patient should be served food which are easily digestible. During this time the patient is unable to digest food properly and thus, easily digestible food like kichri, plain rice and dal, poppy seeds etc are advised. Non vegetarian diet should be strictly avoided.

2.The diet mostly consist of fluids like fruit juice, coconut water,vegetable soup etc. Fluid diet helps the nutrients to be observed faster. During this disease the ability to absorb nutrients by the body is also lost.

3.Blisters appear inside the mouth and throat as well. Thus, one should avoid intake of spicy, oily and crunchy food. It might make the blisters burst and burn more. Bursting of the blisters leads to increasing spreading it in the whole body.

4.Include Zinc, magnesium and calcium supplements in your diet to enhance the immune system. Enhanced immune system help in quick cure.

5.Chicken Pox diet should include coriander and carrot soup. Chop one carrot and one cup of chopped coriander leaves and boil it in two cups of water. Strain the water and drink it as soup once everyday.

These guidelines of chicken pox diet will help quick recovery and healing of the symptoms and scars.

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Story first published: Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 16:34 [IST]
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