publication . Article . 2021

Impact of COVID-19 confinement on eating behaviours across 16 European countries:The COVIDiet cross-national study

Molina-Montes, Esther; Uzhova, Irina; Verardo, Vito; Artacho, Reyes; García-Villanova, Belén; Jesús Guerra-Hernández, Eduardo; Kapsokefalou, Maria; Malisova, Olga; Vlassopoulos, Antonis; Katidi, Alexandra; ...
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2021
  • Country: Denmark
Abstract
<p>We aimed to evaluate the changes in eating behaviours of the adult population across 16 European countries due to the COVID-19 confinement and to evaluate whether these changes were somehow related to the severity of the containment measures applied in each country. An anonymous online self-reported questionnaire on socio-demographic characteristics, validated 14-items Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) Adherence Screener (MEDAS) as a reference of a healthy diet, eating and lifestyle behaviours prior to and during the COVID-19 confinement was used to collect data. The study included an adult population residing in 16 European countries at the time of the survey. Ag...
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free text keywords: COVID-19 confinement, Eating behaviours, Mediterranean diet, Nutritional survey, Stringency index
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