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What COVID-19 Has Made People Change About Their Home Lives

Reader's Digest Canada Logo By Meghan Jones, RD.com of Reader's Digest Canada | Slide 1 of 11: If you've been inside a grocery store since stay-at-home orders became the norm, you've probably noticed that some items have been slim pickings. Grocery stores have even been limiting the amount of some products, like dry pasta, that a single customer can buy at a time. People are stocking up on things that will last longer, whether out of foresight to try to limit grocery store outings, panic-buying, or a mix of both. "The most popular answers for how people have adjusted their kitchens involve stocking up on foods that can last for long periods of time," the Homes.com survey results said. If you're continuing to go out to grocery shop, here's how to stay safe and avoid germs.

Stocking up on non-perishable foods

If you've been inside a grocery store since stay-at-home orders became the norm, you've probably noticed that some items have been slim pickings. Grocery stores have even been limiting the amount of some products, like dry pasta, that a single customer can buy at a time. People are stocking up on things that will last longer, whether out of foresight to try to limit grocery store outings, panic-buying, or a mix of both. "The most popular answers for how people have adjusted their kitchens involve stocking up on foods that can last for long periods of time," the Homes.com survey results said.

If you're continuing to go out to grocery shop, here's how to stay safe and avoid germs.

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