The main threat to the health of people who sit at home in self-isolation or remote work due to a pandemic coronavirus is overweight. This was told by the chief Freelance nutritionist of the Ministry of Health Victor Tutelyan.
According to him, under quarantine or work from home, a person stops even minimal physical activity – walk to office or stop on foot, hiking.
Remote workers are also prone to overeating due to boredom. It is difficult to assess the likely weight gain. due to the individual characteristics of the body of each person, but Tutelian recommends reducing the daily diet by 200-300 kcal. Such a calorie content of a sandwich with sausage or a large portion salad with mayonnaise.