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Date of this Version

2021

Abstract

Nutrition therapy has lately gained attention as an effective way of combating the novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), especially to address the immunity in an individual and their overall health. The present study is a bibliometric assessment of research conducted to understand the role of nutrition in treating COVID-19 which was carried out since the pandemic's sudden outburst during 2020 and 2021 and published in the Scopus database. A total of 93 publications were found, and the results were studied by evaluating these documents. The present analysis identifies the active countries where the research was conducted, various types of documents wherein the research was published, the most prominent scientific subject areas under which these documents were published, top 10 authors in this research area, their affiliations, publications as per the number of authors, top funding agencies, month-wise analysis of publications and list of active journals which have published the documents. The study examines the content of papers published by listing the top 5 most cited articles and analyzing them using word cloud. The present analysis reveals the current research trend of nutritional therapy to combat COVID-19 symptoms and provides potential hot spots for future research.

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