Beating Covid right up
Firstly, remember that 85% of people who contracted the much more damaging original (alpha) strain of the virus reported symptoms of a light cold.
So why did some people “go down with it” and not others?
The answer is that it is possible to minimise the severity of the Covid condition while moving about freely by becoming healthier.
How do I know? Because according to the Government Covid website, by the end of November 2021, still only 202 people under 60 YO have died in Australia from this virus and its various strains (variants) during the whole pandemic.
So what is the difference in those people? Clearly, it is a difference in health status.
The bottom line is that it is possible to become healthier.
And move amongst people is a safer way.
Risky situations – let’s go through them.
First up: mixing in crowds.
Mingling with other people at the beach and outdoors is safer than indoors.
Dry air does the same thing in some conditions like at the beach but may enhance it in other situations such as westerley weather. The normal “breathing space” is one metre before it dies, and double that if someone coughs or sneezes.
Wanted – dead or alive!
So, combine the two and you have a good chance of either inhaling dead virus particles from normal breathing from an infected person or a low count of live ones at worst if a metre or more away from the next person, especially in open air and sunlight. Also, if it’s “alive” then you’ve got to be healthy to avoid severe symptoms! (see below)
Is there evidence for this
The evidence for that is that, according to hospital statistics of new admissions, we are all now basically immune to the first four major strains of the virus, many without even realising that they had the original strain or its mutants. That has to mean that they acquired the immunity by “passive contact” – otherwise known as inhaling the attenuated (dead) virus particles. Incidentally, this also solves the mystery of kids or others repeatedly recording “positive” withour infecting other family members.
Remembering all along that as we need to function as a society and needing to engage our immune system by “herd immunity”, then the above scenario may generate antibodies to this virus antigen without necessarily spreading the actual illness. Like a form of auto-innoculation.
If the virus is all dead, that is good because you will get a “free ride” as your oral and nasal “mast” (immune) cells will grab those little beauties and generate lots of antibodies without particularly noticeable symptoms, in about a fortnight.
If your count of “live” virus is low in that process, then the same thing occurs but this time you will have some level of active infection. Depending on the health of your immune cells, this infection may well be “gobbled up” in successive “viraemias” by your buzzing T (natural killer) immune cells.
And THAT is “herd immunity”.
Finally, stick to the well-publicised “virus-hygiene” rules of:
spacing from others;
coughing or sneezing tightly into elbows;
literally dodging sideways with one further setp back if someone sneezes or coughs without covering up.
wearing masks in rooms & crowds etc.
moisten mouth and nostrils with water
And importantly, take abundant vitamin C regularly with a good quality multivitamin.
Next, becoming healthier.
Because the Government website states that many more have died while infected with SARS but from an existing chronic illness., and as statistics elsewhere show that 80% of chronic illness is caused directly from undernutrition, and our own national health survey of 2011-2012 shows that daily, we currently suffer on average considerable mineral and vitamin dietary deficiencies, then the answer is blindingly obvious.
Let’s get healthy!
How> Th start with, let’s eat freshly picked, more nutritious foods or if we eat lots of processed foods then use dietary supplements to bolster them. The table of mineral deficiencies shows a 90% deficience of calcium in Australian high-schoolgirls and the elderly – and slightly less in middle-aged women – as an example of gross deficiencies.
They showed other deficiencies such as zinc in growing schoolboys of around 50%, and across the board gross deficiencies in magnesium (50%), chromium, selenium and many of the B vitamins.
The fact that these tables have now been taken down by the Australian Government Bureaucracy is a nationmal disgrace. We should be getting advice on how to rectify this issue – not pretend that it ia not happening, given that it is responsible for chronic illness that is growing at an alarming rate.
Healthy immune cells
Yes, the second aspect of Covid protection from abundant nutrition is generating maximum immune cell health.
It is proven beyond any doubt to my satisfaction by overwhelming agreement among researchers that immune cell viability and activity increases with broad nutrient availability combined with abundant vitamin C. See link:Innate virus defence hypothesis
Eating fresh food or taking a nourishing supplement.
The freshness of food or taking of supplements where necessary guarantees that your body receives maximum nourishment to keep you healthy.
In particular this means that you have a maximum availability of B vitamins, minerals and plant bioflavonoids (polyphenols), omega-3 fats and proteins to play their part.
Combined with adequate water and good circulation from brisk, morning walks, ascorbic acid with bioflavonoids can increase white cell activity by a whopping 40 times from their “sickest” state.
Therer is more to this story if you are trying to recover from a mild to serious chronic illness by harnessing your body’s self-recovery mechanisms called the homoeostatic response. See this link:
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