In the midst of this COVID-19 outbreak, everyone is doing their best to stay safe and healthy. It is important to follow CDC guidance to wash your hands often, reduce contact with anyone who is sick, and stay home if you don’t feel well. It is just as important to build healthy habits into your daily routine:
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There are no specific foods that will keep you from getting sick. However, there are groups of foods that can help your immune system (and body overall) stay healthy.
These food groups include:
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Gleaners is committed to providing good nutrition to our neighbors during these uncertain times. Many of the foods listed above are being given to families through our drive-thru pantry, our mobile pantries, and other community food distributions.
Sarah Wilson, RDN, Nutrition Manager at Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, along with guest blog posts by dietetic interns