Almost a third of the population in richer countries have gained weight during the pandemic
Tuesday, 09 February 2021
Almost a third of the population in richer countries have gained weight during the pandemic. Government mandates together with fear of contracting the virus have significantly impacted lifestyle behaviours, alongside declines in mental health. The study published in the journal Obesity, surveyed citizens in 30 countries, and found the lockdown health impacts disproportionally affected individuals with obesity.