While our bodies are able to develop an immunity to certain strains of viruses, such as seasonal strains of cold and flu, the coronavirus is a new illness which can affect your lungs and airways. Boosting your immunity nutritionally, however, may make you less susceptible to the coronavirus.
“Vitamin D is important for many aspects of our health, so I recommend supplementing year-round, this is especially important for those that fall within the groups of people deemed more ‘at-risk’ of a vitamin D deficiency," says Keeley Berry, nutritional expert and product developer at BetterYou, a U.K company specializing in nutritional oral spray. Vitamin D helps to keep our bones and teeth healthy and stave off infection. This at-risk group includes breastfed infants, older adults and people with darker skin.