Dietary Advice for Tuberculosis Patients

Tuberculosis is an airborne, communicable, deadly disease and can affect all ages but people with weak immune system and malnourished and people living unhygienically are more prone to infection. The disease not always shows symptoms and can infect lungs and other organs like brain, joints, lymph nodes, and spine. A well-balanced diet with high protein, Vitamin-A, B, C, and iron rich foods are very important to cure tuberculosis. An antioxidant-rich diet consisting of Fruits and vegetables such as carrot, squash, tomatoes, and cherries helps in recovery. Avoiding tobacco and alcohol is very essential.  

(Disclaimer: Result may vary from person to person)