Mayo Clinic Q&A: The “Quarantine 15”
Published May 7, 2020
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    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. On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Donald Hensrud, director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, discusses tips for healthy eating and exercising while staying at home. AskMayoExpert COVID-19 Resources: https://askmayoexpert.mayoclinic.org/navigator/COVID-19Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at https://ce.mayo.edu/ or on Twitter @MayoMedEd.
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