COVID-19-How Confinment Affects the Dietary Habits, Physical Activity, and Lifestyle of Work from Home Population in the State of Gujarat
Keywords:COVID-19 pandemic, Dietary habits, Food consumption, Lifestyles, Physical activity, Working population
The COVID-19 pandemic in India is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. India, which has the second-highest population in the world, is suffering from COVID-19 disease. By May18th the country India investigated ~1 lakh (0.1 million) infected cases from COVID-19, and as of 11th July, the cases equalled 8 lakhs. Social distancing and lockdown rules were employed in India due to COVID-19 influenced food habits and lifestyles with potential negative health impact on Indian population. The current research is an attempt to explore physical health; dietary habits; lifestyle changes in working population in state of Gujarat during the lockdown. Approximately, 200 participants from the state of Gujarat were included in the study. They were asked to complete a questionnaire with questions around changes in body weight, junk food consumption or healthy food consumption, physical activities, lifestyle changes before and after the pandemic, sleep quality, screening time, etc.
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