The novel coronavirus outbreak has changed the way we live our lives. With working from home becoming a norm amidst this lockdown, several people have been experiencing problems with their fitness regime, eating habits and sleeping hours, among other things.
If you, too, have been worried about irregular eating habits during this lockdown, stressing about food is not the answer, say health experts.
In an exclusive ‘Staying fit during a pandemic’ webinar moderated by ET Online Lifestyle Editor Lopamudra Ghatak, Sandhya Pandey, Chief Clinical Nutritionist at Fortis Memorial Research Institute in Gurgaon, and Dr Meghana Pasi, Nutrition Consultant with Arogya World’s MyThali program, got together to bust some common food and diet myths and how to make healthy eating less stressful during these current times.
Pandey, who has been visiting the hospital every alternate day for regular rounds, said that washing hands has become a ritual. Dr Pasi, who has been working from home and guiding her patients virtually, said that staying conscious about the health and nutrition of the children and elderly in the family is the most important thing in these uncertain times.