The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many to take note of their health. However, the increased stress and prolonged confinement has also increased the risk of lifestyle disorders, including obesity. Disorderly eating, long working hours, sedentary lifestyle and little to no physical activity are reasons to blame. One of the most common issues which has come up is pandemic weight gain.
While obesity has been a disturbing health issue since long, the COVID-19 pandemic and the change in our lifestyles have been a contributing factor and caused a rise in rates. Obesity is also a reason behind many additional health ills. While tackling obesity requires mindful lifestyle changes on the overall, newer studies have highlighted that young adults, particularly are at a grave risk of gaining weight in the coming years, compared to any other age group. We explain why