Impacts on dietary habits and health of Indian population during COVID-19 lockdown

  • Ramasamy Rajesh Kumar Research Scientist, College of Agriculture and Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China PR
  • Saravanakumari Arumugham Dhanaraj Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Government Villupuram Medical College, Villupuram Tamilnadu, India
  • Rashmi Saini UG Student, Department of Home Science, Lady Irwin College, Delhi University, New Delhi, India
  • Punita Kumari Research Scholar, School of Material Science and Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China PR
  • Priyanka Roy Research Scholar, National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, Sonepat, Haryana, India
  • Sayan Paul Research Scholar, Department of Biotechnology, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu- 627012, India
Keywords: Dietary habits, Health, India, COVID19, Pandemic, Lockdown


In late 2019 the outbreak of a novel infectious coronavirus (SARS CoV2) which became global pandemic and named as Coronavirus disease (CoViD-19) World Health Organization (WHO). On 22 March, 2020 the Prime Minister of India announced and 14 hours’ public curfew and from 24 March, 2020 announced sudden complete lockdown. The sudden complete lockdown made changes in the living habits and social behaviors of public. Web based survey was conducted among the Indian population of different age groups to understand the impacts on dietary habits and health during the sudden complete lockdown in India.


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DOI: 10.17511/ijphr.2020.i06.01
Published: 2020-12-29
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Ramasamy Rajesh Kumar, Saravanakumari Arumugham Dhanaraj, Rashmi Saini, Punita Kumari, Priyanka Roy, & Sayan Paul. (2020). Impacts on dietary habits and health of Indian population during COVID-19 lockdown. Public Health Review: International Journal of Public Health Research, 7(6), 38-50.
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