How to Treat Mumps | Foods & Healthy Recipes



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Be it any condition, a healthy diet is a road to fast recovery. Watch this video for some quick and easy recipes to help you recover from Mumps!



Mumps is a viral infection that affects the salivary glands. These glands are situated under the jaw and on both sides of the face under the ears.
The infection can cause these glands to swell & thereby a swelling of cheeks, neck or throat can be seen in the patient. This makes it difficult for the patient to speak or swallow food & water.


Symptoms to look for:

• Swelling of neck or throat



• Viral infection affecting salivary glands


Food groups to consume in mumps:

1. Soft foods: Easy to chew & swallow

Foods to consume: Rice, mashed potatoes, puddings, custards, jellies, oatmeal, yogurt, muskmelon, mangoes, and bananas

2. Liquids: Prevents dehydration

Foods to consume: Juices, coconut water, soups and broths


Recipes based on the above food groups:

Recipe 1: Rice porridge

1. Take We will need 2 tbsp rice
2. Make sure you wash it well
3. In a pan, take add 200 ml cows milk
4. Add, rice
5. A pinch of cardamom powder
6. Allow this to boil till the rice is cooked
7. Add 2 tsp sugar
8. Stir gently
9. Make sure to serve hot

Recipe 2: Melon smoothie

1. We will need ½ chopped muskmelon
2. Add this to a blender
3. Add 1 cup yogurt in it
4. Also add 2 tsp sugar
5. Blend these all together

You can start your day with delicious and filling drink.Drink this with breakfast & give your day a healthy start



• Avoid acidic foods
• Refrain from tea, coffee, desserts & oily or fried food






The above recipes have been developed in consultation with a nutritionist. However, these are not intended as a substitute for the medical advice of a trained health professional. All matters regarding your health require medical supervision. Consult your physician before adopting the suggestions in this video, as well as about any condition that may require diagnosis or medical attention. Refer to the terms of use on our website