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Coronavirus: Sense of smell and taste ‘improve for most’

Coronavirus: Sense of smell and taste ‘improve for most’

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Almost 90% of people who lost their sense of smell or taste while infected with Covid-19 improved or recovered within a month, a study has found.The study, in Italy, found 49% of patients had fully regained their sense of smell or taste and 40% reported improvements. But 10% said their symptoms remained the same or had worsened.Given the scale of the pandemic, experts warn hundreds of thousands of people could face longer-term problems.A change in - or loss of - someone's sense of smell or taste are now recognised as core symptoms of coronavirus. 'Mild illness' According to NHS advice, anyone who experiences them should isolate, together with their household, and be tested.The international team of researchers surveyed 187 Italians who had the virus but w...
Coronavirus symptoms: UK adds loss of smell and taste to list

Coronavirus symptoms: UK adds loss of smell and taste to list

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Loss of smell or taste have been added to the UK's list of coronavirus symptoms that people should look out for and act upon. Until now, only a fever and cough were triggers for people to shut themselves away in self-isolation in case they had and could spread the infection. Ear, nose and throat doctors had been warning for weeks that more symptoms should be included. Scientific advisers told the government to update the advice. If you or someone you live with has any of these symptoms - a new, continuous cough, fever or loss of smell or taste - the advice is stay at home for seven days to stop the risk of giving coronavirus to others. Coronavirus: What should I do if I have symptoms?Loss of smell and taste may still be signs of other respiratory infect...
This Caramelized Onion Dip has All the Taste, but Half the Calories

This Caramelized Onion Dip has All the Taste, but Half the Calories

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Tired of busting thousands of calories on regular onion dip? We ditch the sour cream for Greek yogurt all the while maintaining its richness. Sour cream is usually full of calories. So, by using Greek yogurt, we lighten it up. Greek yogurt is a fantastic source of protein, calcium, and probiotic cultures. Caramelized onions are not only delicious, they also have folic acid, a B vitamin that our bodies use to make new cells. And they give your dip a smidge of fiber. The nutmeg provides essential antioxidants and, with only a teaspoon of sugar, this is a healthy condiment fit for any kind of event. Watch this video to learn how to make our caramelized onion dip. Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com