No doubt you are doing everything to avoid picking up or innocently spreading the virus. Read about government advice on Social Distancing HERE.
Healthy Inspirations already serves members at a distance via weight loss phone coaching and our Exercise-at-Home portal.
But despite all our best efforts it is possible that 50% or more of the Australian and NZ population may get the virus. The question is:
How well prepared is your body to deal with the Corona virus should you get it?
In the short months since the virus went global, information on who is at most risk seems to boil down to two categories:
For many, a major underlining factor of most of these ailments is poor metabolic health: high blood sugar levels, high insulin levels and insulin resistance. These are typically undiagnosed. They are mainly a result of our past and current lifestyle choices. The GOOD NEWS, is that despite your metabolic health now, there are positive things you can do to optimise your health starting now.
Below is a very good interview with one of the UK's leading preventive cardiologists Dr Aseem Malhotra. He is a former clinical associate to the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. It is just 7 minutes.
Excess weight may increase your Coronavirus risks says study. Link.
You can do nothing about your age, but there are things you can do about your metabolic health and your metabolic health directly affects your immune function.
How might you know your metabolic health is not optimal? Here's a couple of ways.
The video below is not a predictive test of metabolic health, but may be a half-decent predictive test for possible Coronavirus. (We don't have enough test kits.)
The graphic below is not based upon any solid peer-reviewed data on Corona virus risk, as it may be many months or years until clear global data is available. We can't wait. It may be 6 months or years before we have tested vaccines and treatments. (There is no treatment yet for the common cold.)
Defence Steps (in addition to social distancing) you can take NOW.
Do not change your behaviour to avoid being infected. Assume you are infected and change your behaviour to avoid transmitting.