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1- University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran.
2- Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran.
3- Hematology and Oncology Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran. , Kafilhs@tbzmed.ac.ir
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On 12 December 2019, a new Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (Sars-Cov-2) was reported in Wuhan, China, causing the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). On 25 January, 2021, the number of COVID-19 deaths worldwide reached 2 million and the number of confirmed cases reached more than 100 million. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on human health and has caused sudden changes with social and economic consequences in human lifestyle due to social distancing and staying at home. Improving public health during this pandemic requires to have knowledge of medical and biological concepts, as well all concepts related to lifestyle and social and behavioral acts, including eating habits. One of the methods to strengthen the immune system against COVID-19 is to modify nutrition and have proper dieter regimen. This study aims to review the role of nutrition during the COVID-19 pandemic and present recommendations for improving nutritional health at this period.
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: Basic Medical Science
Received: 2021/03/1 | Accepted: 2021/07/3 | Published: 2022/01/1

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