First lockdown ‘led to less healthy lifestyle for many’

Posted on Category:Healthy Lifestyle

People drank more alcohol, ate less fruit and vegetables, and took less exercise during the UK’s first lockdown, according to research.

The study by the University of East Anglia suggests that young people, women and those who are overweight were most likely to adopt unhealthy behaviours.



More than 1,000 participants signed up to a daily lifestyle survey in April last year and answered questions for three months.

Analysis indicated that people drank more alcohol in total, with women consuming it more frequently but men drinking in greater quantities per occasion.

The study found that people drank more alcohol in total,
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