Experts weigh in on how to limit quarantine weight gain
The “freshmen 15,” that inevitable weight gain the first year of college, is attributed to multiple factors, including a new environment, different routine, greater access to junk food and alcohol and a lot more stress. Sound familiar?
The coronavirus pandemic appears to have many of the same effects, shaking up schedules, making gyms inaccessible and turning binge-watching into a viable alternative for passing time. Pantries are full of comfort food, and it’s always 5 o’clock at the home bar. And that means the fear of gaining the “COVID-15” is real.
April 16, 2020