Mayo Clinic Q&A: The “Quarantine 15”
This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded in May, 2020.
Guest: Donald D. Hensrud, M.D., M.S. (@DonaldHensrudMD)
Host: Sanjeev (Sanj) Kakar, M.D. (@sanjkakar)
It’s being called the “Quarantine 15” online — people poking fun at gaining weight while staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Is it really a problem? Or does eating help cope with stress? And what about for kids? Public health researchers warn that COVID-19 related school closures will double out-of-school time this year, raising concerns about weight gain associated with summer recess for children.
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