Title

When Pandemics Collide: The Impact of COVID-19 on Childhood Obesity

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2021

Abstract

Highlights

•Children with obesity face increased biopsychosocial risks during COVID-19.
•Stress exacerbates inflammation and immune response in obesity and COVID-19.
•The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly interrupted children's daily routines.
•The health effects of the obesogenic environment are exacerbated by COVID-19.
•Access to timely, comprehensive healthcare is critical during COVID-19.

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