- COVID-19: Nutritional Support
- New Study – Oral Glutamine in COVID-19
New study using oral Glutamine in Covid-19 study concludes “Nutritional supplements such as L-Glutamine boost the immune system by inhibition of inflammatory responses. Our results suggest that the use of L-Glutamine in Covid-19 cases can shorten the length of hospital stay and reduce the need for the ICU”.
- New Glutamed ZS Formulation
- Red meat contains highest content of zinc in terms of dietary interventions
Adequate Zinc status increases immune reactivity – infants and the elderly are at particular risk of deficiency. A new article looks at the possible benefits of supplementation in Covid-19 patients.
- Website Launch Winner
We are pleased to announce our website launch winner: Deborah Jacobson.
Deborah Jacobson specialises in Paediatrics and currently works in the Garden City and Bedford Gardens Paediatric ICU’s in Johannesburg. She also has a private practice, specialising in nutrition in cerebral palsy children.
Thank you so much for your constructive input and support Deborah!
- Interesting data from China, could selenium status (deficiency) play a role in Covid-19 outcome?
Potentially relevant to the recent appearance of COVID-19 in China is the fact that there is a belt of selenium deficiency running from northeast to southwest in the country and, indeed, China has populations that have both the lowest and the highest selenium status in the world