The COVID-19 crisis has had a lot of people worrying about their health, and according to a new poll, a good amount of people used their lockdown time making some changes to get healthier.
The survey finds:
62% of Americans say they didn’t take their health seriously enough pre-coronavirus.
70% decided to use self-isolation as a reset button to improve their health.
59% of people say they focused on eating healthier while in lockdown.
More than half said their biggest improvement was eating more fruits and veggies.
41% used their quarantine time to focus on their mental health.
Other ways folks have been improving their health while in quarantine include:
Drink more water (50%)
Exercise more (50%)
Improve their immunity health (49%)
Take better care of their skin (45%)
Overall, 70% of people say they struggled to stay motivated and positive while stuck indoors, although many found ways to keep themselves busy. They include:
Watch TV (42%)
Reorganize an area of their home (37%)
Clean their home (36%)
Redecorate their home (34%)
Learn a new exercise routine (31%)
Learn a new skill (30%)
Video call with friends and family (28%)
Source: SWNS Digital