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Episode 7: COVID-19 and obesity


COVID-19 and Obesity

This pandemic has drastically changed our lives and has definitely disrupted our daily routine. We all know that our daily routine is essential in maintaining successful weight loss, and even slight changes can tip the balance in the wrong direction. Having our plans stalled and just the feeling of being limited by this pandemic have put immense stress on all of us. There seems to be an association between obesity and COVID-19. Join me in this episode as we take a look at the interplay between the two and what we can do further in this kind of situation.

Key Takeaways:

Tune in to this episode and learn about:

  • How this pandemic has affected weight loss and weight management plans
  • The importance of daily routines to our lifestyle
  • What kinds of food became convenient and how they affected our health
  • What has become of our stress-eating habits
  • Ways to effectively and healthily fight stress
  • How to still find time exercising even with limited resources

The Most Healthy and Effective Stress-Relievers according to Dr. Avishkar Sabharwal:

  1. Good sleep
  2. Regular exercise
  3. Conscious food choices


“Fighting stress is very important because chronic stress itself is associated with increased risk of obesity.”

“It is important to understand that you can exercise anywhere you want as long as you want to do it.”

“It is more important to find any excuse, to exercise than, not to exercise, during this time.”


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