Mosquito Repellent Vitamin to be Included in Your Diet

The sun shining bright and the innumerable outdoor options to explore! Summers are here carrying opportunities for various rejuvenating activities.
Outdoors are fun until you tackle the buzzing mosquitoes around! You may just think about the annoying prick bites but, mosquitoes can be far more dangerous! Mosquito-borne diseases like Malaria, Dengue, Chikungunya and yellow fever can initiate symptoms like redness, skin rashes, and recurring fever, worsening with time, leading to severe health issues, lifelong disabilities and death.

How can we protect ourselves from mosquito bites?

You cannot completely stop a mosquito from entering your house neither can restrict yourself from going outdoors, all that could be done is taking precautions :-

  • Wear full sleeve clothes
  • Apply mosquito repellent
  • Keep a mosquito coil lighten or spray the repellents to keep your house mosquito free
  • Use fabric mosquito repellents
  • Never let some water get collected in a particular area
  • Maintain a clean environment

While you can always keep a check on the various precautions mentioned but, stay prevented with some diet changes too!

What to include in diet?

Vitamin B1, also called thiamine, serves numerous advantages for the body! It is not just an important nutrient for the body but also enhances immunity and alleviates stress levels. Apart from its various properties and advantages to the body, it possesses a quality to protect you against mosquitoes.

One of the best mosquito repellents, vitamin B1 is a super healer for digestive issues, liver function, nervous system and eye functioning.

How Vitamin B1 helps?

A mosquito does not have a vision, they grab their target through a unique smell of a human body and the body heat through which it comes around and bites. Having thermal sensors and heightened smelling senses, it becomes easy for them to prey! Having vitamin B1 in prescribed dosage can hinder the smell of a human body making them smell all yeasty! The yeast smell cannot be picked by the humans but mosquitoes by the virtue of their senses pick it up and get repelled.

While, even if the vitamin is consumed in more than prescribed quantity, does not show any adverse signs and symptoms.

What are the sources of Vitamin B1?

Vitamin B1 is a part of Vitamin B family, it can be found in the following food items :-

  • Rye
  • Cereals
  • Wheat germ
  • Potatoes
  • Eggplant
  • Oatmeal
  • Sprouts
  • Kale
  • Brussels

It can also be found in non-vegetarian food items including tuna and pork. Including the items in the daily routine can boost the vitamin B1 levels, protecting you from the deadly mosquito bites. Make sure that these items are not overcooked or refrigerated for a long time as it can diminish the thiamine level in the food.

What to do for prevention?

To make sure about personal wellness, one needs to go for a regular checkup or book diagnostic packages online. Keep a check on the various diseases before it takes over your healthy self! Buy medicines online and stock some for emergency cases.

Take the needed precautions, stay protected and enjoy summers!