Journal of Current Research in Food Science
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P-ISSN: 2709-9377, E-ISSN: 2709-9385

Journal of Current Research in Food Science

2021, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A
Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on lifestyle behavior, body weight and physical activity: A review of studies published during 2020


Author(s): Dr. Ghazi Daradkeh and Asma AL-Muhanadi

Abstract: Background and Aims: The lifestyle behavior of individuals for the entire globe has been affected by COVID-19. To evaluate how lifestyle behaviors among adults in developed and developing countries were affected by COVID-19 pandemic. Methods: This review was carried out to assess lifestyle behaviors including eating habits, body weight and activity level changes among adults in the globe during the pandemic. From the beginning of the pandemic until October 2020 all relevant studies in PubMed were identified. Results: Adults of both genders in 11 studies were included in the present review. Several changes in lifestyle behavior were caused by COVID-19. The most lifestyle parameters including mental and Psychosocial stress, sleep quantity (average hours) and quality, decline in physical activity and weight gain were prevalent among the participants due to COVID-19. Conclusion: Dissemination of health education and motivate population through different media styles is essential task during the pandemic.

DOI: 10.22271/foodsci.2021.v2.i1a.35

Pages: 58-64 | Views: 116 | Downloads: 46

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Dr. Ghazi Daradkeh, Asma AL-Muhanadi. Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on lifestyle behavior, body weight and physical activity: A review of studies published during 2020. J Curr Res Food Sci 2021;2(1):58-64. DOI: 10.22271/foodsci.2021.v2.i1a.35
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