New Takes From COVID-19 Conference

Nutrients, supplementation, obesity, mental health as part of the COVID-19 puzzle

Part One



Stress management, reduced stigma around obesity, healthy intakes of selenium, vitamin D and zinc, and a healthy gut microbiota have all been highlighted as potential contributors to the fight against the effects of COVID-19 by expert scientists presenting at the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF)’s virtual conference: Nutrition and COVID-19.

Throughout the conference, which took place November 24. 2020, a series of eminent speakers working in the field of nutrition science discussed new and emerging research on the role of nutrition in both protecting against COVID-19 infection and reducing the severity of associated health complications.

Read Part Two: Impact of obesity on COVID-19

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