COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: MEASURES ON FOOD CHOICES AND DIETARY DIVERSITY IN NIGERIA
Kabir Musa Lawal
Coronavirus actually refers to a large family of viruses which can cause illnesses in human and many animals. Some of these illnesses are rare but severe respiratory infections, including Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), and, as most recently discovered. This paper discussed covid-19 lockdown measures on food choices and dietary diversity in Nigeria. The paper further discussed the concept of covid-19 pandemic, concept of lockdown, food choices, dietary diversity, Impact of Lockdown on Food Choices, Barriers to food choices and dietary diversity and Covid-19 Lockdown Measures on Food Choices and Dietary Diversity. The paper concluded that eating as healthily as possible is important not only for physical health, but also for psychological well-being. This paper further recommended that drinking an adequate amount of fluid is essential for health and immune systems. Adding fruits or vegetables like lemon, lime, cucumber slices or berries to water is a great way to add an extra twist of flavour.