Our Opinion of CDC Guidelines for Vaccinated
From eNewsletter 3/10/2021
DID YOU KNOW that the American Heart Association came out with a statement that while not exactly groundbreaking, is notable because only one in 10 Americans do it? According to the AHA, five daily servings of fruits and vegetables, eaten as two servings of fruit and three servings of vegetables, is enough to live a longer life. Starchy vegetables, such as peas and corn, fruit juices and potatoes were not associated with reduced risk of death. On the other hand, green leafy vegetables, including spinach, lettuce and kale, and fruit and vegetables rich in beta carotene and vitamin C, such as berries and carrots, showed benefits.
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CDC Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated Persons
Updated CDC guidelines for vaccinated persons were published on Monday. While we don't think they went far enough (such as not allowing travel), it is a welcome first step and instills confidence that normalcy will arrive sooner than later.
One client who is fully vaccinated asked if she could now hug her young grandchildren. The answer is a resounding yes, as long as the grandchildren are wearing masks of course ;)
If there is a silver lining from the pandemic, it would be that the flu has virtually disappeared. February is usually the peak of flu season, but reports show this is the lowest flu season on record. Mask wearing, social distancing and virtual schooling were a big factor, but even more so, SARS-CoV-2 has essentially muscled aside flu and other bugs that are more common in the fall and winter. This may not be the case for the next flu season, however, because they will not be able to make a guess which flu strains will be virulent next year.
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