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Can healthy people who eat right and exercise skip the COVID-19 vaccine?

The Free Press Journal | 01/10/2021 09:01 AM | Click to read full article

I'm a fitness enthusiast. I also adhere to a nutrient-dense, "clean" eating programme, which means I minimise my sugar intake and eat a lot of whole foods for the purpose of optimising my health. You might wonder how effective such a diet and exercise plan would be in the fight against COVID-19.

While eating right can favourably impact the immune system, it is not reasonable to expect that nutrition alone will defend against a potentially life-threatening virus.