Originally written by experts with John Hopkins Medicine
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically affected the lives of families everywhere. Household routines have changed, with families forced to spend more time than usual at home. School-aged children may have to prepare their own snacks and meals in between virtual classes, and parents might have less time to cook family meals because of their work-from-home schedules. Also, some parents have lost income, reducing family food budgets and changing the ability to afford healthy foods.
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers surveyed families across the United States to learn how stress related to the pandemic is affecting the ways parents feed their children and in turn, what the children are eating.
Read the full article on John Hopkins Medicine: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/news/newsroom/news-releases/covid-19-story-tip-study-shows-pandemic-stress-affects-how-parents-feed-their-children