Stress is the main cause of weight gain in the period of restrictive measures related to the pandemic of a new type of coronavirus. This was stated by a famous Russian doctor and nutritionist Alex Kovalkov.

Expert compared being in a confined space with “prison”.

“Stress is the hormone cortisol. It promotes very rapid weight gain”, – quotes the words of the nutritionist “Evening Moscow”.

a Day earlier the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov wrote a column for the Agency TASS, in which he spoke about his experience in the fight against coronavirus. He noted that his first emotion when he came to test positive was a feeling of disappointment. And then came fear.

Read more: “Dmitry Peskov told how they were afraid after the detection of coronavirus”.