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Evidence and experts to help you understand today’s public health news—and what it means for tomorrow.

May 11, 2021

For some, the pandemic has been a “perfect storm” in terms of unhealthy eating resulting in the “quaran-ten” or the COVID "19 pounds." Dr. Elena Jansen and Dr. Susan Carnell, two Johns Hopkins obesity researchers, talk with Stephanie Desmon about how COVID-related stress—combined with being at home more—has impacted our bodies and health behaviors during the pandemic. They also talk about how the pandemic has a silver lining for some families’ eating habits and give their take on where pandemic eating is heading in the long term, for better or worse.