How to protect yourself and the vulnerable around you

Nutricia understands this is a stressful time for older persons, patients and their caregivers. To help you protect yourself, whether you’re an older person, currently a patient, or looking after somebody, Nutricia is sharing a few simple rules from the World Health Organization (WHO). If you are a carer and in contact with older people or patients, it is even more important to responsibly safeguard your health and follow these recommendations, since together we can limit the spread of the Coronavirus.

7 ways to protect yourself and those around you

To help you protect yourself and those around you, Nutricia is sharing a few simple rules from the World Health Organization (WHO), including what it means to you to help guide you how these rules can be applied to your daily lives.

Good diet good health

Whatever your age, a healthy diet is important to maintain good health. However, sometimes our ability to eat well is challenged by events out of our control; the Coronavirus pandemic is one of those times. Our regular food shopping routine has been disrupted, and we are having to cope by changing our habits and self-isolating for the good of everyone. A guidance on how to continue eating well and enjoying good food.

7 tips to cope with confinement

Confinement is the best way to ensure that the virus does not spread to the most vulnerable, e.g. older people who have underlying health conditions, and everyone else. Quarantine is easier said than done. We can all use help to cope with confinement. Here are 7 useful tips.

How to train your brain in confinement

Living in confinement is not easy. Overnight, all our normal routines and activities have been limited. Staying apart from friends and family is mentally challenging so it is important to try and keep our minds sharp and our hearts happy.

Coping with stress during the Coronavirus pandemic

Even at the best of times, we all have to deal with stress occasionally. Today, the Coronavirus pandemic has made stress a daily fact of life. The first step of managing stress is to recognize the signs and acknowledge it, rather than deny its effects. Here are some 10 tips to help you cope.

How to check yourself for a healthy weight

Malnourishment is a state that occurs when the body is supplied with less than the minimum amount of the nutrients that are essential to maintain health. When malnutrition is suspected in adults a health professional will often measure the patient’s BMI. Your Body Mass Index (BMI) can be used to quickly access your bodyweight.

Guide for cancer patients during the coronavirus pandemic

Cancer patients who are receiving treatment can be at higher risk because some therapies suppress the immune system, which usually lessens one’s ability to fight off the infection as efficiently as someone without cancer.

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