People working from home due to the spread of COVID-19 need to try to retain normal eating habits and stay active, even if the options look different, acccording to Elena SerranoVirginia Cooperative Extension specialist and director of the Virginia Family Nutrition Program.

“Eating well and being active is critical during this time of anxiety and uncertainty – both to maintain emotional and physical wellness but to maximize your immune system,” said Serrano, who is also a professor in the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise.

Serrano provides some helpful tips to assist with proper nutrition and exercise at home:

VCE has a vast library of resources on nutrition, and a full list of publications on healthy eating habits can be found here. A list of exercises at home can be found here.

Max Esterhuizen