You probably know friends who were out of school or work for months due to Mono. That isn’t only because Mono is highly contagious, but also because it attacks your body with various symptoms that make an active life nearly impossible. Here are some foods to target the many ways mono keeps you in bed.
For A Soar Throat
Consider yourself a baby. For food purposes, I mean. If you have mono, you most likely have a sore throat and have found eating to be a painful process. But you need nutrients to boost your immune system more than ever! So stock up on these soft foods:
Cream of Wheat
Cream of Rice
Hard Boiled Egg
If you’re accused of being cranky, it’s probably got to do with that massive headache that comes with mono. Pacify the pumping in your head with these foods.
Calcium and Magnesium naturally alleviate muscle tension and relax blood vessels. Try these tasty tension-tamers:
Low-Fat cottage Cheese
Do you cringe each time you swallow? You’ve probably got swollen glands. Try these anti-inflammatories to ease the pain: