Follow AYUSH Ministry protocol to stay fit, says PM

The protocols laid down by the Ayush Ministry in these times of the deadly spread of the coronavirus lists out easily doable activities that can improve both health and immunity, the Prime Minister pointed out.

New Delhi: PM, Modi urged people to follow the protocol developed by the AYUSH Ministry that will help one stay fit and also enhance their immunity during these times of the wild spread of the coronavirus.

“Let’s keep the focus on being healthy. After all, good health is the harbinger of happiness,” he wrote on Twitter.

“There are many things in the protocol that I myself have been diligently doing for years, such as drinking only hot water through the year,” he said.

He urged people to have a look at the protocol, “make it a part of your lives and share it with others.”

According to the protocol, to develop and maintain optimum health, one has to enhance the body’s natural defense system (immunity).

“We all know that prevention is better than cure. While there is no medicine for COVID-19 as of now, it will be good to take preventive measures which boost our immunity in these times,” the protocol said.

According to the protocol, one should have warm water throughout the day, practice pranayam and meditate for at least 30 minutes everyday. It also recommended the use of using haldi (turmeric), jeera (cumin), dhaniya (coriander) and lahsun (garlic) in everyday cooking.