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Adults using weight-loss app consume less fruit, more red meat during COVID-19 lockdown

1 month ago   |   By Healio

Adults using the Noom weight-loss app in the U.S. ate fewer fruits and vegetables and more red meat during the first week of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders compared with before the lockdown, according to study data.
“The population we studied, who is trying to adhere to a healthy diet toward weight loss, turned to comfort food during the onset of the pandemic, forsaking fruits and vegetables for red meat and potatoes,” Ellen Siobhan Mitchell, PhD, senior director of academic research at Noom, told Healio. “Older people tended to stick with what they were eating before lockdown,
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