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Dietary Management of Covid Fever


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Sun 16 May 2021

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Dietary Management of Covid Fever

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COVID-19 fever leads to elevated temperatures, exhaustion, loss of appetite and respiratory issues over a span of two weeks and recovery from the fever lasts up to 2-3 months. According to the symptoms of the fever that develops over the 2 weeks, the diet addresses each of them and also gives a note on why certain foods must be avoided to prevent aggravation of the symptoms. The diet clearly focuses on the nutritional needs for the patient during those 2 weeks and the following recovery period.

May 16, 2021, Sunday| 05:00 PM IST


  1. Shri Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, President, Indian Council for Cultural Relations
  2. Dr. Somit Kumar Ghosh, Director, Arya Vaidya Pharmacy Research Foundation
  3. Dr. Deepa Prakash, Food and Nutrition Scientist, Kadamba
  4. Dr. Ramakrishna BR, Vice Chancellor, SVYASA
  5. Dr. Ramakumar, Founder Vaidyagrama and Director The Arya Vaidya Pharmacy
  6. Dr. William Selvamurthy, Fmr Scientist - DRDO & President, Amity University

Shri Vinay Sahasrabuddhe

President, Indian Council for Cultural Relations

Dr Vinay Sahasrabuddhe is a nationalsocial worker at heart, a researcher-student of political science and trainer in democracy by profession and a Parliamentarian by elevation. Dr. Sahasrabuddhe is a post-Graduate in English Literature and a Ph.D. in Political Science, both from the University of Mumbai. A Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha ( Upper House of Indian Parliament) from Maharashtra, since July 2016, Dr Sahasrabuddhe is the President at Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) (www.iccr.gov.in), India’s Soft Power promotion establishment. Dr Sahasrabuddhe is currently also the Vice President at Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini (RMP) ,(www.rmponweb.org), a unique institution of which he was the Director General for over two decades. RMQP which is one of its kind research and training academy for elected representatives and social workers. One of the many caps that Dr. Sahasrabuddhe wears, is that of the Vice President of Indian Social Responsibility Network ( ISRN), a Delhi based organisation.


Dr Somit Kumar Ghosh

Director, AVP Research Foundation

Dr. Somit Kumar currently works as the Director and Chief Scientific Officer at the Clinical Research and Pharmaceutics, AVP Research Foundation. He received BAMS degree from Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Vishwa Mahavidyalaya, Kanchhipuram in 2005 and his MD from Rajiv Gandhi Univ of Health Sciences, Bengaluru . He has also done PG Certificate course of Clinical Research and Clinical Data Management from Pune in 2007.


Dr Deepa Prakash

Food and Nutrition Scientist, Kadamba

Dr Deepa Prakash is a Scientist at Kadamba, an organization working on Green Nanoscience, Functional Foods and Allied Sciences. She is also Principal Consultant at AnnaBrahma Consultancy. Deepa also works on IoT and AI in food industry, medical sector and agriculture from Atusya Technologies. She has earlier worked as a Scientist at CSIR-CFTRI. She has got her doctoral degree from Mysore University


Dr BR Ramakrishna

Vice Chancellor, SVYASA

Dr. BR Ramakrishna is Vice chancellor S-VYASA Yoga University, Prashanthi Kuteeram, Bangalore. He is Vice-president (CCIM) Central Council of Indian Medicine, Government of India. He has over 40 years of Integrative Medicine Practice (Ayurveda, Modern System of Medicine, Yoga & Naturopathy).


Dr. Ramkumar

Founder Vaidyagrama and Director The Arya Vaidya Pharmacy

Dr. Ramkumar, an alumnus of the Ayurveda College Coimbatore is the grandson of Arya Vaidyan PV Rama Variar, the founder of the AVP group of institutions in Coimbatore. He is currently the Director and Trustee on the Board of different institutions under the AVP umbrella. He is the Founder, Director of Vaidyagrama, which attempts to cater to the demand of authentic Ayurveda, the traditional way - as well as go natural the contemporary mode.


Dr William Selvamurthy

Fmr Scientist, DRDO & President, Amity University

William Selvamurthy is presently working with Amity University as President of Amity Science, Technology and Innovation Foundation and Director General for Amity Directorate of Science and Innovation. Selvamurthy is a Distinguished Scientist and served as a Chief Controller, Research & Development (Life Sciences & International Cooperation) at Defence Research and Development Organisation, Government of India. He is a post-graduate in Human Physiology from Christian Medical College, Vellor (1972) and PhD from University of Delhi (1982) and Doctorate of Science (DSc) from Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (Deemed University), Bangalore (2006). He has been awarded the Degree of Doctorate of Science (DSc) (Honoris Causa) in recognition of his eminent attainment in the field of science and his distinctive place in the scientific world by Fakir Mohan University, Balasore (2008). He has also been awarded Doctor of Science (DSc) (Honoris Causa) from Fakir Mohan University, Balasore (2008), Bharathiar University, Coimbatore (2009), Amity University (2011) and Karunya University (2011). He is spearheading the research and development activities for the health and wellbeing of the armed forces.