There is compelling evidence to the saying that food is healthcare while medicine is sick-care. Hence, making food the medicine saves the torture of making medicine the food. The intertwine between nutrition and health had propelled scientists to several investigations on nutrition in relation to human health over the decades, and the importance of nutritious diet cannot be overemphasized as it is evident that nutritional deficiency or unhealthy diet can lead to one disease or other food inclined health afflictions in human. The COVID-19 pandemic has all the makings of a perfect storm for global malnutrition and health challenges which by implication has damning effect on the nutrition and health status of low and medium income earners (LMIEs). An overview of the post COVID-19 challenges to burden LMIEs in Nigeria which can subsequently stress their daily dietary intake and by implication, their health is presented with discussions of established and emerging interventions for consideration to a conscious post COVID-19 healthy living. Product inflation, income losses, unstable food supply chain among others are peculiarities of the storm to sway the nutrition and health status of LMIEs in the post COVID-19 era. The impacts, approaches and emerging issues to circumvent post COVID-19 afflictions to nutrition and health of LMIEs are discussed in this review. Keywords: inflation, food system, nutrition, health, COVID-19.