Good-bye to the old certainties: The world of nutrition responds to COVID-19
Presented by Adam Drewnowski, PhD

COVID-19  has changed the habits of people worldwide. In this webinar, Dr Adam Drewnowksi will explore the impact of the pandemic on nutrition and health. His research considers the impact of widespread restaurant closures and an increase in home cooking on diet. He also addresses the changes in purchase patterns and the implications for health.   


  • Mapping how society is responding to COVID-19.
  • Understanding of the challenges faced by many in society to achieve adequate nutrition and the growing disparities between population groups.
  • Stimulating thinking on the role of supplementation.


Speaker: Adam Drewnowski


Dr Adam Drewnowski is a world-renowned leader in the study of obesity and social disparities in diets and health. He is Professor of Epidemiology and the Director of the Center for Public Health Nutrition at the School of Public Health, and Director of the University of Washington Center for Obesity Research.

Dr. Drewnowski is the inventor of the Nutrient Rich Foods Index, which rates individual foods based on their overall nutritional value, and the Affordable Nutrition Index, which helps consumers identify affordable healthy foods. He is the author of over 200 research papers, numerous reviews and book chapters, and is an advisor to government and international agencies, foundations, and think tanks.